Atlanta United obtain surprising damage increase for protection

Atlanta United goalkeeper and captain Brad Guzan is again in first workforce coaching after struggling an MCL damage in April.

The 5 Stripes welcomed their veteran shot stopper again to coaching simply over a month after it was introduced that Guzan could be out for roughly 10-12 weeks with a torn MCL in his left knee. Nonetheless, the restoration course of for the previous USMNT goalkeeper seems to have sped up tremendously.

Though Atlanta has conceded the second most targets within the MLS (18), Guzan was in a position to hold two clear sheets earlier than lacking a month of motion. The Japanese Convention workforce hopes to have Guzan again in motion within the subsequent few weeks as he is already dominated out for Saturday’s conflict with Charlotte FC.

Atlanta’s sturdy begin to the 2023 season has been halted by consecutive losses in opposition to Nashville and Inter Miami. Nonetheless, the 5 Stripes are nonetheless in fourth place within the Japanese Convention with 18 factors. They may look to rebound in opposition to the above-mentioned Charlotte FC and Colorado Rapids at residence.

Brad Guzan has gained practically every thing with Atlanta – the MLS Cup in 2018 and the US Open Cup in 2019. Nonetheless, Atlanta might have to begin trying on the future relating to the goalkeeper place as that is Guzan’s second main damage within the final two years.