Tuesday, June 10

Chivas USA forward Maykel Galindo scheduled to undergo surgery

Chivas USA forward Maykel Galindo is scheduled to undergo sports hernia surgery tomorrow. The procedure will be performed by Dr. Richard Cattey at St. Mary’s Ozaukee Hospital in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Galindo last played in Chivas USA's 2-1 loss to the New England Revolution on May 11, and has been kept out of the lineup since with pain in his right groin.

A native of Villa Clara, Cuba, Galindo enjoyed a breakout first season in Major League Soccer in 2007, scoring 12 goals and adding five assists in 28 regular season games for Chivas USA, placing himself as the club’s leading scorer.

So far in 2008, Galindo has played in seven games (starting five), scoring one goal and adding two assists in 484 minutes.

Prior to this season, Galindo underwent surgery with Dr. Cattey in January for a sports hernia on his left side.