Atlanta United left again Andrew Gutman is ready to omit 8-12 weeks with an damage to his left quadriceps tendon, the workforce introduced lately.
| #ATLUTD publicizes that defender Andrew Gutman will omit roughly 8-to-12 weeks after maintaining an damage to his left quadriceps tendon all through Saturday’s fit.https://t.co/nSJOMlUH3N
— Atlanta United FC (@ATLUTD) May 23, 2022
Gutman left Atlanta’s fit Saturday evening towards Nashville at halftime the place he went down with the damage simply moments previous to halftime. He used to be ready to stroll off the sector, however Gonzalo Pineda used to be compelled to switch him at halftime. Scans following the fit showed the prognosis.
Keep in mind that, the damage is solely some other brutal blow to the workforce’s again line, which, in case you come with the goalkeeper, is now lacking 3 of 5 starters after shedding Brad Guzan and Miles Robinson to season lengthy accidents.
The silver lining — if there’s any available at this level — is that Gutman isn’t misplaced for the season as long as issues pass smartly along with his restoration. Josef Martinez recovered from a quad damage in 2017 that held him out for the same time frame, and Martinez returned totally bodily succesful.