New York Metropolis FC defender Anton Tinnerholm’s season might be at an finish with what seems to be a critical Achilles damage.
Taking part in in his facet’s 0-0 draw with Nashville SC on Sunday afternoon, the Swedish full-back went down within the thirtieth minute underneath no contact whereas controlling a clearance from goalkeeper Joe Willis.
Tinnerholm was assisted off the sphere and regarded unable to place any weight down on his proper leg.
NYCFC boss Ronny Deila careworn it’s too quickly to make a dependable prognosis, however that it ‘does not look good’ for Tinnerholm, who has been a key a part of this facet since becoming a member of from Malmo in 2018.
“I’m not a health care provider after all, however this doesn’t look good,” he mentioned after the match (through MLSsoccer.com). “It’s an enormous, huge probability that his Achilles is off. Then it’s an extended, lengthy interval [of recovery]. I don’t know, but it surely seems to be very, very unhealthy – I’ve to say that.”
Tinnerholm has notched 122 appearances for NYCFC throughout all competitions, scoring 9 instances and offering 22 assists. Extra importantly, he is change into firmly established as probably the greatest defensive full-backs in MLS.
Teammate Taty Castellanos praised Tinnerholm’s significance to NYCFC and promised that he and his teammates will help the Sweden worldwide by way of his restoration.
“Clearly, it’s unhappy what occurred to him, we’re going to overlook him, however we’re going to be with him, we’re going to help him,” the Argentine striker mentioned.
“We don’t know what the outcomes are but and hopefully it’s nothing too unhealthy, however he’s an necessary participant to the group, he brings lots of expertise. It’s a extremely unhealthy loss, however we’ll be with him, we’ll help him all through his restoration and he’ll assist us on and off the pitch as nicely going ahead.”
NYCFC are within the thick of a fierce battle for playoff spots within the Japanese Convention. After a two-week break, Deila’s males face Hudson River derby rivals New York Pink Bulls.