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Charlie Davies Injury Likely To Sideline United Star For Two Weeks, Leaves Gold Cup Status In Jeopardy

Charlie Davies' injury comes at an opportune time for D.C. United, but not for his hopes of making it back on the U.S. National Team before next month's CONCACF Gold Cup. Davies injured his hamstring in D.C. United's 1-1 draw against the Colorado Rapids on Saturday, and it looks like he will be out for at least a couple weeks.


D.C. United leading scorer Charlie Davies could miss a couple of weeks after picking up a hamstring injury on Saturday against Colorado.


"I think [Davies and Josh Wolff] will be fine, but it's going to be a couple of weeks minimum," assistant coach Chad Ashton told reporters after training.  

Luckily for D.C. United, they do not have another league match until May 29, giving Davies time to heal. But this comes at a horrendous time for Davies professionally, because it means he very well may not make the U.S. roster in time for the Gold Cup, which begins on June 5. U.S. National Team coach Bob Bradley was in attendance Saturday to scout Davies, but he didn't get much time to do so before Davies got injured.