In the first half of Real Salt Lake’s 1-0 victory over Chivas USA, defender Chris Schuler injured his hand after going to the ground on a tackle. It’s believed that the injury was caused by an awkward connection with the ground.  Schuler remained in the game, and went on to play the full 90.

Schuler suffered a fracture to the 4th metacarpal on the play. He underwent surgery today thanks to Salt Lake Regional team physician, Dr. Andrew Cooper. He had a pin placed in order to accelerate the recovery. As a result, he should miss minimal action, and there is a possibility that he could even be available for selection next weekend.

We wish a speedy recovery to Chris. Get well soon!

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