[MLS INJURY REPORT]
Rookie Thomas McNamara
, who had started every game for Chivas USA until being injured April 12 at
Portland, will undergo knee surgery after suffering a right ACL and medial meniscus tear.
The rookie out of Clemson went down with a non-contact injury in the 63rd minute of the game
against the Timbers, a 1-1 draw. McNamara had to be carried off the field had been a key contributor for Chivas USA in midfield.
"We lost a very important player," Chivas USA coach Wilmer Cabrera
said after the game.
The surgery will take place at a date yet to be determined, and no prognosis has yet been provided.