had his red card issued
in the 26th minute of New York City FC's 2-1 loss at New England
rescinded. It's the third red card rescinded since Video Review was instituted in August.
Referee Nima Saghafi
sent off Harrison for a challenge on Teal Bunbury
, but the
Independent Panel unanimously rescinded the one-game suspension and accompanying fine. NYCFC coach Patrick Vieira
termed the decision "a ridiculous red card" after the game.
will now have Harrison available for the season finale against Columbus Crew SC on Sunday, but it could have used the 20-year-old Englishman against the Revs. With a win, NYCFC could have clinched
second place and a first-round bye in the MLS playoffs.
"The sending off changed the feel of the game," said Vieira.
If NYCFC loses to the Crew, it could drop all the way to
fifth place in the final Eastern Conference standings.
New England's Xavier Kouassi
(serious foul play
) and Seattle's Roman Torres
) have had red cards rescinded since Video Review was instituted.