Portland Timbers share update on Jaroslaw Niezgoda’s rehab process from torn ACL

Timbers share upgrade on Jaroslaw Niezgoda’s rehabilitation procedure from torn ACL initially appeared on NBC Sports Northwest

Jaroslaw Niezgoda is assaulting his healing. 

After the Portland Timbers forward suffered a season-ending split ACL injury in his left knee in November, the Timbers shared an upgrade on Niezgoda’s go back to the field.

In a post on Twitter, the 25-year-old revealed where he’s at in his healing procedure simply 10 weeks post-surgery. Have a look:

Niezgoda sustained the injury in the closing minutes of the Timbers‘ 1-0 success versus the Vancouver Whitecaps at Providence Park. Days later on, on Nov. 9, the Timbers striker went through surgical treatment with a long roadway of comprehensive rehab ahead of him. He was reported to miss out on 6-8 months post-surgery. 

Niezgoda, among Portland’s designated gamers, tape-recorded 8 objectives and 2 helps in 20 looks (7 starts) last season throughout all competitors. He completed his 2020 project with the third-highest scoring portion (58.3%) in MLS history with his rate of 7 objectives on 12 shots in league play.

Niezgoda’s ACL injury was the 2nd substantial injury by a Timbers offending gamer last season.

Sebastiàn Blanco likewise suffered a torn ACL versus Seattle in September. The Timbers are hoping Blanco can go back to his MLS is Back Tournament type, where he had 3 objectives and 5 helps throughout Portland’s run. He took house MLS is Back Gamer of the Competition honors.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.