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NYCFC’s Ethan White (calf), Mikey Lopez (foot) out up to four weeks

Doesn’t it feel like this team is running out of players?

MLS: San Jose Earthquakes at New York City FC Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports

New York City FC weathered the storm Friday night at Red Bull Arena, escaping the year’s final Hudson River Derby with a 1-1 draw.

But as their constructive summer wanes, the second-place Boys in Blue find themselves literally limping towards into the fall: per, defender Ethan White stands to miss the next four weeks with a calf strain, while midfielder Mikey Lopez is out three to four weeks with a sprained foot.

White and Lopez are simply the newest additions to what is already a formidable list of unavailables for NYCFC: defensive rock Maxime Chanot may not be able to return from sports hernia surgery unless the team mounts a serious playoff run, and Ronald Matarrita remains sidelined as he recovers from toe surgery; additionally, the September 6th home showdown with Sporting KC will see David Villa (Spain), Alex Ring (Finland), Yangel Herrera (Venezuela), and Rodney Wallace (Costa Rica) all away at World Cup Qualifying.

Well, shit. Who’s left?