Toluca GK Cristante out 8 weeks with torn MCL

Toluca goalkeeper Hernan Cristante is slated to undergo knee surgery after tests revealed a torn knee ligament.

Cristante injured his knee in Saturday's 1-0 win over Indios. A magnetic resonance imaging exam showed that Cristante had torn his medial collateral ligament. (MCL).

A typical MCL tear can take more than six weeks to recover from.

With the veteran 'keeper out, backup Alfredo Talavera will take over the goalkeeping duties.

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