The Independent Review Panel has ruled on one red card appeal from Week 16 action in the 2020 MLS regular season. In addition, the MLS Disciplinary Committee has issued three fines following Week 16.
Godoy red card appeal
The Independent Review Panel, which consists of one representative each from the U.S. Soccer Federation, Canadian Soccer Association and Professional Referees Organization (PRO), has unanimously rescinded the one-game suspension and accompanying fine for the red card issued to Vancouver Whitecaps defender Erik Godoy in the 76th minute of Vancouver’s match against the San Jose Earthquakes on Oct. 7
As a result of Vancouver's appeal, Godoy is eligible to play in the team's next regular season game on Oct. 10 against Real Salt Lake.
Manotas failure to leave the field
The Disciplinary Committee has fined Vancouver Whitecaps defender Erik Godoy an undisclosed for his failure to leave the field in a timely and orderly manner after receiving a red card in the 76th minute during Vancouver’s match against the San Jose Earthquakes on Oct. 7