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Timbers' Zizzo out 4-to-6 weeks after knee surgery

Tuesday - 3/5/2013, 4:21pm  ET

Portland Timbers midfielder Sal Zizzo, right, steals the ball away from New York Red Bulls forward Thierry Henry during the second half of an MLS soccer game in Portland, Ore., Sunday, March 3, 2013. The game ended in a 3-3 tie. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Portland Timbers midfielder Sal Zizzo will be sidelined four to six weeks following surgery on his left knee. Zizzo tore the medial meniscus during practice Monday and was operated on by Dr. Richard Edelson in Tigard.

The 25-year-old, in his third season with Portland, has one goal in 51 games. Portland announced the injury Tuesday.


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