Sporting KC midfielder Felipe Gutierrez undergoes successful sports hernia surgery

Felipe Gutierrez - Sporting KC vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC - April 20, 2018

Sporting Kansas City has announced that midfielder Felipe Gutierrez underwent successful sports hernia surgery on Tuesday and will be sidelined for two to three months.

Gutierrez, 27, arrived at Sporting KC in February after spending the first eight years of his professional career in Chile, Netherlands and Spain.

Sporting KC returns to Children’s Mercy Park on Saturday to host the Colorado Rapids at 7:30 p.m. CT. Tickets are available via SeatGeek.com, and the first 10,000 fans through the stadium gates will receive a Matt Besler bobblehead courtesy of match sponsor Mainstreet Credit Union.