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.
Second-place Sporting Kansas City (8-3-3, 27 pts.) is set for a top-of-the-table clash tonight when the team takes on first-place Seattle Sounders FC (9-1-5, 32 pts.) at Lumen Field, looking to close the gap on the Supporters’ Shield leaders Seattle.
#SEAvSKC Sports Medicine Report
Seattle Sounders FC
- OUT: Goalkeeper Stefan Frei (left knee sprain/blood clot), defender Nouhou Tolo (left adductor strain), midfielder Jordy Delem (right ACL tear), midfielder Nicolas Lodeiro (right knee surgery), forward Will Bruin (right knee meniscus surgery), forward Jordan Morris (left ACL tear)
- QUESTIONABLE: Defender Shane O'Neill (left hip flexor strain)
Sporting KC midfielder Gianluca Busio (United States) and forward Alan Pulido (Mexico) remain with their national teams for the 2021 Gold Cup, while midfielder Felipe Hernandez is out for personal reasons. Seattle’s Cristian Roldan (United States) and Alex Roldan (El Salvador) will also both miss tonight’s match through their commitments at the Gold Cup.
Kickoff is set for 8:00 p.m. CT (8:08 p.m. CT actual kick) on Bally Sports KC, while Sports Radio 810 WHB and La Grande 1340 AM will carry the game locally on the radio.