Whitecaps goalkeeper Paolo Tornaghi suspended

Vancouver Whitecaps FC goalkeeper Paolo Tornaghi was suspended for one game and fined an undisclosed amount Friday for entering the field of play during a game against Real Salt Lake last weekend.

MLS bans Vancouver goalie for 1 game

Paolo Tornaghi, shown in this 2013 file photo, will be banned one match by the MLS for coming onto the field of play during the Whitecaps last game against Real Salt Lake. (File/Canadian Press)

Vancouver Whitecaps FC goalkeeper PaoloTornaghi was suspended for one game and fined an undisclosed amount Friday for entering the field of play during a game against Real Salt Lake last weekend.

The incident occurred as Vancouver's Sebastian Fernandez scored in the 94th minute of the 2-2 draw last Saturday. Tornaghi, who was also fined an undisclosed amount, ran on to the pitch to celebrate the goal with his teammates.

The Major League Soccer disciplinary committee also fined D.C. United forward Eddie Johnson an undisclosed amount for raising his hands to the face and head of FC Dallas defender Zach Loyd last Saturday.

D.C. United went on to win the game 4-1.

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