Hibernian have appealed the crimson card proven to Ryan Porteous in Sunday’s defeat by Rangers.
The centre-back was despatched off by referee Nick Walsh for a problem on Joe Aribo after half-hour when the Easter Street facet have been main 1-0.
Rangers went on to attain twice via Kemar Roofe and Alfredo Morelos to win 2-1 and return to top spot in the Scottish Premiership.
After the sport, Hibs supervisor Jack Ross stated: “I believe Ryan (Porteous) offers him a call to make. I do not essentially agree with the choice however I can perceive why it is given.”
A 3-man Scottish FA panel of former officers will now assessment the incident and if the choice is upheld it can imply the 22-year-old misses matches in opposition to Dundee United and Aberdeen.
Hibs chief govt Ben Kensell stated: “After reviewing footage of the incident, we’ve determined to attraction the choice.
“We consider we’ve sufficient proof to indicate his problem was unfit of a sending off.
“We are going to await a solution from the SFA and stand united with Ryan, who has our absolute assist.”
Former Premier League official Dermot Gallagher believes Walsh was proper to indicate Porteous a straight crimson card.
He stated: “If you take a look at it, he is gone excessive of the ball.
“Fortunately he did not catch the person as badly as he might have finished, however he is gone straight excessive of the ball – crimson card, and the velocity he went at.
“In the event that they really feel in Scotland an additional layer [VAR] will give them a parachute of getting choices proper which have been fallacious up to now, then it is acquired to be a very good factor.”
Rangers boss Steven Gerrard claimed Porteous put in a possible “leg-breaking” sort out on Aribo at Ibrox.
He instructed Sky Sports activities: “I do know one or two issues about unhealthy tackles as a result of I’ve made a couple of myself, so I’m not in a glass home right here.
“It is a wild sort out. It is a leg-breaking sort out if he catches him.
“The child solely has to play the ball.
“I do not know why there may be any cause that he desires to go in with that intent and it’s the second time that he has finished it in opposition to us as a result of he finished it in opposition to Lassana Coulibaly not so way back.
“So the child is clearly not studying and he has let his supervisor and his team-mates down at the moment.
“That’s clearly Jack’s (Hibernian supervisor Ross) enterprise.
“There isn’t a defending a sort out like that as a result of the velocity of it, the peak of it and the drive does not belong on a soccer pitch.
“I’ve needed to be taught over time myself as a participant to be taught from these varieties of moments of insanity. So hopefully the child learns.”