Keaton Parks was one of NYCFC’s most dependable players. (Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports)

NEW YORK – Scratch one of New York City FC’s most dependable  from the MLS Cup Playoffs.

New York City FC announced Tuesday that midfielder Keaton Park underwent surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital to remove a blood clot from his popliteal artery in his lower right leg.

Keaton, who played in 31 games and 2,444 minutes, will begin rehab immediately.

He is expected to make a full recovery and return to training next season.

NYCFC will host Atlanta United in a first-round playoff match at Yankee Stadium on Sunday, Nov. 21.