Honduras star Luis Garrido was taken to hospital on Tuesday night after suffering a horrendous posterior and anterior cruciate ligament injury during the 2-0 defeat to Mexico.
The 25-year-old, who plays for MLS giants Houston Dynamo, will now undergo surgery on his right knee after it appeared to snap forward under the weight of opponent Javier Aquino during the first half of the World Cup qualifier.
He was taken off just before half time, and doctors have confirmed that he faces at least a year out on the sidelines.
In a goalless first half, Garrido was hurt as he looked to dispossess Aquino in the middle of the park. Honduran right back Wilmer Crisanto knocked into his opponent’s back in a challenge that saw the Mexico midfielder fall forward on to Garrido’s standing leg.
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