Evans placed on IR, Fucito removed

Evans placed on IR, Fucito removed

The Seattle Sounders FC announced today midfielder Brad Evans has been placed on the Disabled List due to a left patellar tendon injury while Mike Fucito has been removed.

RENTON, WASH. - The Seattle Sounders FC announced today midfielder Brad Evans has been placed on the Disabled List due to a left patellar tendon injury.

As a result, Evans is required to miss the next six MLS games. He is eligible to return to league play for the October 2 match versus Toronto FC on the Xbox Pitch at Qwest Field.
 
Evans, 25, is entering his fourth season in MLS. He started 11 of 12 appearances this season with one goal and three assists. His last appearance was June 10.

Evans started 25 of 27 appearances in 2009, recording three goals and two assists.

Seattle Sounders FC midfielder/forward Mike Fucito has been removed from the club's Disabled List, making him immediately eligible to participate in MLS games.

Fucito, 24, was placed on the Disabled List on May 7. He has appeared in two Major League Soccer games, both as a reserve with Seattle this season.

In his second year in MLS, Fucito scored the game-winner in extra time of a 1-0 win over Kansas City on April 17, which was also his last game played.

The Sounders FC plays at Chivas USA on Saturday in Carson, Calif. Kickoff is 8 p.m. PT.

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