Tomás Chancalay OUT remainder of 2024 season with partially torn Right ACL


FOXBOROUGH, MA– The New England Revolution have announced that 25-year-old forward Tomás Chancalay is out for the remainder of the 2024 season.

March 3, 2024; New England Revolution forward Tomas Chancalay (5) during an MLS regular season game between the New England Revolution and Toronto FC at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (c) Burt Granofsky/Prost Amerika

During the Revolution’s 1-0 defeat versus NYCFC on May 25th, forward Tomás Chancalay went down with a right knee injury just 38 seconds into the match after attempting a slide tackle. He continued to play in the match and was replaced in the 11th minute by Esmir Bajraktarević. He has not appeared in a match since.

On Thursday, the team announced that Chancalay would undergo season-ending knee surgery to repair a partial tear of his right anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and would be added to the Season-Ending Injury List for the remainder of the 2024 season.

The Surgery is set to be performed by Dr. Scott Martin at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Chancalay has made 32 appearances (30 starts) for the New England Revolution since his arrival in 2023. He has tallied 12 goals and 1 assist during his Revolution career.

Head coach Caleb Porter mentioned that due to Chancalay’s injury, he will be placed on the season-ending list, which creates roster relief.

This is now the 3rd ACL Tear by a Revolution player at Gillette Stadium in the last 14 months.

Head Coach Caleb Porter confirmed that the club is currently looking at ways to address Chancalay’s absence.

The Secondary MLS Transfer Window opens on Thursday, July 18th and runs until Wednesday, August 14th.

New England Revolution Logo. Image Courtesy of New England Revolution.

Caleb Porter and the New England Revolution (6-1-10, 19 pts.) return home to face Eastern Conference side Columbus Crew (8-6-3, 30 pts.). The match will kick off at Gillette Stadium at 7:30 p.m. EST on Saturday, June 29th. For more MLS content, you can find it on MLS Season Pass on the Apple TV app.

(Editor’s Note: For more of Burt Granofsky’s photos, click on the link)

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