Tuesday August 2nd, 2016

New York Red Bulls captain Dax McCarty will miss four to six weeks after sustaining a small fracture in his tibia, he announced Monday.

McCarty was forced to leave Sunday’s match against the Chicago Fire just before halftime after taking a hard tackle from Khaly Thiam.

Thiam was issued a yellow card for the tackle.

McCarty, who has played in a franchise record 163 matches, has scored two goals in 21 games this season.

The Red Bulls are currently second in the Eastern Conference standings, four points behind NYCFC.

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