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D.C. United goalkeeper Tyler Miller out 4-6 weeks because of rib injury

D.C. United goalkeeper Tyler Miller will miss four to six weeks because of a rib injury, thrusting Alex Bono into the starting role for a critical stretch of the MLS season.

Miller, who has started all but one regular season match, was injured in the first half of a 3-1 loss to the Philadelphia Union last Saturday and yielded to Bono after intermission.

“It’s bad timing obviously from [Miller’s] point of view, being at this stage of the season,” Coach Wayne Rooney said Thursday. Bono “has done well for us when he has come in.