[MLS INJURY REPORT]
Chivas USA's Marky Delgado
, one of the most promising young midfielders in MLS, underwent successful
knee surgery Tuesday to repair a lateral meniscus tear suffered in his left knee during the match against Sporting Kansas City 10 days earlier.
He should be sidelined for 4-6 weeks,
effectively ending his MLS season with last-place Chivas USA but that timetable should allow him to recover for the USA's participation in the 2015 Concacaf Under-20 Championship in January in
In his second season, Delgado started 12 games and made 20 appearances for Chivas USA. He scored two goals and provided one assist.
Delgado captained the U.S. U-20s
in their 4-0 win over Bermuda during the National Training Center Invitational they won in July.
Given the likelihood that key foreign-based players will be unavailable for the Concacaf
Under-20 Championship that serves as qualifying for the 2015 U-20 World Cup, Delgado could be a key player for Coach Tab Ramos