Sports Medicine Report - Nov. 3, 2021

Sports Medicine Report is SportingKC.com’s look at the latest health update regarding the team ahead of upcoming matches and is presented by The Sports Medicine Center at Children's Mercy. All health issues listed are from the teams' official player availability reports submitted approximately 48 hours prior to kickoff.

Sporting Kansas City (17-8-7, 58 pts.) closes out their road slate tonight with the team’s first-ever trip to take on Austin FC (8-20-4, 28 pts.) at Q2 Stadium in Texas. Sporting can reclaim top spot in the West and secure a top-two finish with a win, also qualifying for the 2022 Concacaf Champions League in the process.

#ATXvSKC Sports Medicine Report

Sporting KC

Austin FC

  • OUT: Defender Matt Besler (Concussion), defender Ben Sweat (Left ACL), defender Jhohan Romana (Left hamstring strain), midfielder Ulises Segura (Left knee), forward Danny Hoesen (Left hip), fowrard Rodney Redes (Left knee), forward Aaron Schoenfeld (Left knee)
  • QUESTIONABLE: None

In addition, defender Amadou Dia will miss the match as he serves a one-game suspension handed down from the MLS Disciplinary Committee earlier this week. Sporting KC midfielder Felipe Hernandez is suspended for the remainder of the 2021 season.

Kickoff is set for 8 p.m. CT (8:08 p.m. CT actual kick) on Bally Sports KC, while ESPN 94.5 FM (English) and La Grande 1340 AM (Spanish) will carry the game on the radio.