Outcome of independent Match Review Panel - Round 10

The Hyundai A-League's independent Match Review Panel (MRP) have handed down their verdict after a red card to Melbourne Victory's Kristijan Dobras in Round 10.

The MRP - consisting of Simon Micallef (Chair), Alan Davidson and Con Diomis – convened on Monday, 16 December 2019 to consider an incident involving Dobras of Melbourne Victory in or around the 61st minute of Melbourne Victory’s Hyundai A-League Round 10 Match against Wellington Phoenix on Saturday, 14 December 2019.  

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In accordance with the Hyundai A-League Disciplinary Regulations (the Regulations), the MRP has the authority to consider the incident as Dobras was issued with a direct Red Card by the Referee.  

The MRP determined that Dobras committed the offence of “Serious foul play (e.g. when challenging for the ball).” 

The MRP confirmed that Dobras will serve a suspension of one (1) match, being the minimum sanction for the offence.

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