The former Manchester United and Everton striker was sent off in the 21st minute, his second red card this season, when VAR spotted his forearm to the chest/throat of Cristian Casseres in a 2-1 loss the New York Red Bulls.
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Rooney, 33, has 13 goals and 7 assists across all competitions for DC and sat out Sunday’s 3-1 loss in Chester, Penn., against the Philadelphia Union.
The Black-and-Red are on a three-match losing streak, and sit two points back of the Red Bulls for a home playoff match. They still sit five points clear of the playoff line.
Rooney will now miss a match against Bojan Krkic and reinvigorated Montreal on Saturday at Stade Saputo. The Impact are one of the teams five points back of DC.