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Orlando City SC Defender João Moutinho Undergoes Surgery

ORLANDO, Fla. (Dec. 9, 2020) - Orlando City SC defender João Moutinho underwent successful surgery on Tuesday to treat a hip injury, the Club announced today. The surgery was performed in California with supervision from Dr. Craig Mintzer, the team’s Chief Medical Officer and an orthopedic surgeon at Orlando Health, the official medical partner of Orlando City SC. . Moutinho is expected to miss 4-6 months

Prior to the injury that ruled him out for the majority of the Lions’ historic 2020 campaign, Moutinho appeared in 12 matches for City across all competitions, with eight in the regular season and four in the MLS is Back Tournament. The defender scored the late equalizer against LAFC in the Quarterfinals of the MLS is Back Tournament while also registering two assists throughout the season. 



September 11, 2020: Major League Soccer has announced the 2020 regular season schedule through the end of September. From September 18-27, each MLS club will compete in three regular season matches. Additional 2020 MLS regular season matches will be announced pending further developments regarding travel protocols. Attendance at matches will be determined in accordance with applicable state and local guidelines.