Saracens' Owen Farrell will appear before an online disciplinary panel on Tuesday evening, with the England international expected to be ruled out of the Heineken Champions Cup quarter-final against Leinster later this month.

The fly-half was shown a red card by referee Christophe Ridley in the 61st minute of Saturday's match between Saracens and Wasps for a dangerous tackle on Wasps' Charlie Atkinson.

Tuesday's panel will comprise Mike Hamlin (chair), Gareth Graham and Leon Lloyd.

Farrell's red card means he is set to miss the Champions Cup quarter-final with Leinster on 19 September, which is a repeat of last season's final pairing when Saracens won 20-10 in Newcastle.

"It is what it is. He could easily have been out of the Leinster came for another reason - injury or whatever," said director of rugby Mark McCall.

"He missed the last quarter-final of the Champions Cup because his wife was having their first child.

"We have got plenty of good backs at the club so we will just rearrange our back line a little bit and get on with it."