Injury Report 2018 - DL

Injury Report is SportingKC.com’s look at the latest injury news ahead of upcoming matches and is presented by The Sports Medicine Center at Children's Mercy. All injuries listed are from the teams' official injury reports submitted prior to matchday.



Sporting Kansas City heads into this afternoon’s clash with Seattle Sounders FC at CenturyLink Field with four players remaining on the club’s injury report.


Forward Khiry Shelton, who returned to full training this week after suffering a torn Meniscus and MCL in early July, is upgraded to questionable. Forward Kharlton Belmar is added to the injury report with a knee sprain, while Cristian Lobato (knee) and Jimmy Medranda (knee) both remain out with longer-term injuries.


Seattle prepares to host Sporting KC with Victor Rodriguez questionable with a hamstring strain, while U.S. National Team forward Jordan Morris (torn ACL) and Felix Chenkam (herniated disc) are both out.


Kickoff for today’s match is set for 3 p.m. CT and will air nationally on UniMas and @UnivisionSports on Twitter, while FOX Sports Kansas City will host the game locally. ESPN 94.5 FM (English) and ESPN Deportes 1480 AM (Spanish) will carry the game on the radio.

<strong>PLAYER</strong>
<strong>GAMES MISSED</strong>
<strong>DATE</strong>
<strong>INJURY</strong>
Brad Evans
3<br> 4<br> 1<br> 1<br> 5
March 4-March 17<br> June 3-June 16<br> June 23<br> July 14-July 18<br> July 28-August 25
Back Injury<br> Thigh Injury<br> Ankle Injury<br> Achilles Injury<br> Calf Injury
Khiry Shelton
1<br> 3<br> 7
March 4<br> June 3-June 16<br> July 14-present
Leg Bruise<br> Thigh Injury<br> Torn Meniscus &amp; MCL
Gianluca Busio
1<br> 5
March 17<br> June 16-July 7
Eye Injury<br> Hamstring Injury
Felipe Gutierrez
15
April 8-July 14
Hip Injury/Sports Hernia
Gerso Fernandes
2
April 20-April 28
Thigh Contusion
Ike Opara
1<br> 2
April 20<br> July 14-July 18
Illness<br> Hamstring Injury
Adrian Zendejas
2
April 28-May 5
Head Injury
Colton Storm
1<br> 1
May 20<br> July 18
Ankle Sprain<br> Hamstring Injury
Jimmy Medranda
16
May 27-present
Knee Injury
Diego Rubio
1
May 27
Back Injury
Yohan Croizet
2
June 6-June 16
Hamstring Injury
Seth Sinovic
3
June 6-June 16
Hamstring Injury
Matt Besler
2<br> 2
June 16-June 30<br> July 14-July 18
Hamstring Injury<br> Back Spasm
Cristian Lobato
7<br> 2
June 16-July 18<br> August 18-present
Knee Injury<br> Knee Injury
Amer Didic
1
July 4-July 7
Hamstring Injury
Johnny Russell
2
July 28-August 4
Knee Injury
Kharlton Belmar
0
Sept. 1-present
Knee Sprain