Red Bulls midfielder Dave Van Den Bergh is set to undergo sports hernia surgery that will force him to miss two to three weeks.
Van Den Bergh will travel to Germany on Wednesday to undergo the procedure.
Van Den Bergh has enjoyed a strong season for the Red Bulls, registering six goals and three assists in 22 games. The Dutch winger has been one of the league’s best left midfielders He scored the game-winning goal for the Red Bulls in their 2-1 victory against Real Salt Lake on Saturday.
The Red Bulls will shift Jorge Rojas to the left wing for Thursday and will likely start Kevin Goldthwaite at left back. Van Den Bergh has played both in a left wing role as well as at left back this season.