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’s injury woes continue this week as the side prepares to take on D.C. United at Audi Field tonight. Ten total players in total are on the injury report, with eight out and two questionable.
Veterans Matt Besler (hamstring) and Graham Zusi (oblique) are both questionable and could partake in the match, while midfielder Ilie Sanchez is off the injury report altogether after only being fit enough for the bench the last two matches with a calf concern.
Defenders Andreu Fontas (calf), Jaylin Lindsey (torn meniscus), Jimmy Medranda (knee) and Rodney Wallace (hip), midfielders Roger Espinoza (PCL) and Wan Kuzain (ankle) and forwards Gerso Fernandes (broken wrist) and Erik Hurtado (knee) are all out.
D.C. will be without four players for the nationally televised encounter, as defenders Oniel Fisher (knee), Joseph Mora (head) and Donovan Pines (knee) along with midfielder Antonio Bustamante (knee) are all out.
Tonight’s clash will kick off at 6 p.m. CT on FOX Sports 1, while Sports Radio 810 WHB (English) and ESPN Deportes 1480 AM (Spanish) will carry the game locally on the radio.