Sports Medicine Report - Sept. 11, 2021

Sports Medicine Report is’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 (11-5-7, 40 pts.) continues their race for first place in the Western Conference when the team takes on Chicago Fire FC (6-11-5, 23 pts.) at Children’s Mercy Park. Sporting currently sit third in the West, two points behind leaders Seattle.

#SKCvCHI Sports Medicine Report

Sporting KC

Chicago Fire FC

  • OUT: Goalkeeper Kenneth Kronholm (Right knee)
  • QUESTIONABLE: Defender Francisco Calvo (Right thigh), midfielder Brian Gutierrez (Right ankle), forward Ignacio Aliseda (Left shin)

Sporting KC midfielder Roger Espinoza will miss the game as he serves a one-game suspension following his red card against LAFC last Friday, while Felipe Hernandez remains out for personal reasons.

Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. CT (7:38 p.m. CT actual kick) on Bally Sports KC Plus, while Sports Radio 810 WHB (English) and La Grande 1340 AM (Spanish) will carry the game locally on the radio.