Chivas Suspension
Ben Solomon

Chivas' Jair Pereira Suspended for Two Matches following Incident in Match vs. New York Red Bulls

CD Guadalajara player Jair Pereira has been suspended for two games following a review by Concacaf's Disciplinary Committee. 

He will miss Leg 2 of the Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League Semifinals at Red Bull Arena on Tuesday, April 10.

"The Committee reviewed an incident that took place in the 84th minute," the release from Concacaf said. "Pereira of CD Guadalajara was observed to commit an act of physical aggression against an opponent, while the ball was not in play."

Chivas and the Red Bulls came together in a scrum following a yellow card being issues to Guadalajara.

"The Committee determined that Pereira violated articles IV par. B.10 and art. VII par. A.2 of the Competition Regulations, and art. 48 par. 1.d), 77 par. a) and 96 pair. 3 of the FIFA Disciplinary Code regarding physical aggression," the release said. "A suspension of two (2) matches was imposed on Pereira in accordance with the Competition Regulations and the FIFA Disciplinary Code."


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