FC Dallas loaned out one of its new designated players on Friday, before Anibal Chala ever played a game for the MLS club.
Chala joined Dallas as a young DP from Ecuador's Nacional in December, but the 21-year-old has yet to debut after suffering a sports hernia injury in the preseason.
And Dallas has now put off the defender's first MLS appearance until 2018 by loaning him back to another Ecuador club, LDU Quito, for the rest of the season.
"We're disappointed," FC Dallas technical director Fernando...
We're skipping back to last Sunday here, with LDU Quito beating reigning champions Emelec 2-1 in the Ecuadorian top flight to shore up third place in the table.
However, it could have been a different story for Emelec as they were within seconds of clinching themselves a well-deserved point when the game ticked over into the 93rd minute with the scores level at 1-1.
Sadly, it was at this point that their goalkeeper, Esteban Dreer, came moseying up from his area to launch a late free kick deep into...