Timbers' Zizzo out 4-6 weeks with knee injury

Timbers' Zizzo out 4-6 weeks with knee injury

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PORTLAND, OR - SEPTEMBER 29: Sal Zizzo #7 of the Portland Timbers controls the ball against DC United on September 29, 2012 at Jeld-Wen Field in Portland, Oregon. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

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by Associated Press

kgw.com

Posted on March 6, 2013 at 10:36 AM

Updated Wednesday, Mar 6 at 12:41 PM

PORTLAND -- 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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