ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta goalkeeper Brad Guzan ruptured his right Achilles tendon and needs surgery.
Guzan was hurt during Saturday’s 0-0 draw against Cincinnati. Atlanta said Monday the surgery will take place this week.
Guzan left the field on a stretcher in the 73rd minute and collapsing to the artificial turf.
A former Chivas USA, Aston Villa, Hull and Middlesbrough keeper, Guzan is in his sixth season with Atlanta.
He has made 64 appearances for the United States, was a backup to Tim Howard at the 2010 and 2014 World Cups and was the American starter at the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup and the 2016 Copa América Centenario.
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