Victor “PC” Giro will sit out one more game of his suspension. (Photo courtesy of MLS)
NEW YORK – Orlando City SC defender Victor “PC” Giro and midfielder Pierre da Silva won’t be suiting up for Saturday’s match against New York City FC at Yankee Stadium.
The MLS disciplinary committee has suspended Giro one additional match and issued an undisclosed fine for violent conduct that endangered the safety of an opponent in the 37th minute of Orlando’s match against D.C. United March 3.
PC, who received a red card on the play, served his first suspension during the Lions’ match against Minnesota United FC March 10.
Da Silva and Philadelphia Union midfielder Fabrice-Jean “Fafà” Picault were issued a three-game suspension for use of offensive language during a preseason doubleheader, closed-door scrimmage Feb. 14.
The Orlando City SC served the first two matches of his three-game suspension during Lions’ matches against D.C. United March 3 and against Minnesota United FC March 10. He will serve his third game of the suspension vs. NYCFC.