Josef Martinez Suffers Torn ACL

WZGC Staff Report
March 01, 2020 - 7:36 pm
Josef Martinez

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Atlanta United FC has gained three points and are 1-0 but at a major cost. Will Palaszczuk comes on the 92.9 airwaves to let Atlanta know that Josef Martinez has suffered a torn ACL in last night's match against Nashville FC, in which Atlanta United won 2 -1. Josef Martinez was carted off with twenty minutes left after Martinez committed a foul and was taken down in the process. 

Before the injury update came out about Josef Martinez, Frank deBoer knew that it did not look good. Through a translator, Barco said he and Pity are ready to step up in the absence of Martinez. Adam John, who was newly acquired, for the moment, seems like a viable option. This puts a big damper on the championship aspirations for Atlanta United this season as there is no time table for his return.