Sports Medicine Report is SportingKC.com’s look at the latest health update around the team ahead of upcoming matches and is presented by Children’s Mercy Kansas City.
All details listed are from the teams' official player availability reports submitted approximately three days prior to the match.
Sporting Kansas City hits the road this weekend to take on reigning Eastern Conference champions the Philadelphia Union at Subaru Park in Chester, Pennsylvania.
Club captain Johnny Russell and Designated Player Alan Pulido have been removed from the club’s Sports Medicine Report after returning to the matchday 20 last Saturday. Midfielder Nemanja Radoja is questionable after picking up a quad injury last week.
#PHIvSKC Sports Medicine Report
- OUT: Defender Kortne Ford (Achilles surgery), defender Tim Leibold (hamstring injury), defender Logan Ndenbe (hamstring injury), defender Kayden Pierre (hamstring injury) midfielder Gadi Kinda (knee injury)
- QUESTIONABLE: Midfielder Nemanja Radoja (quad injury)
- OUT: None
- QUESTIONABLE: Goalkeeper Andre Blake (groin), defender Kai Wagner (hamstring)
In addition, Sporting defender Ben Sweat will miss the match as he serves a one-game suspension following his red card against Seattle last Saturday.
Kickoff is set for 6:30 p.m. CT (6:39 p.m. CT actual kick) and is available to stream in English or Spanish on MLS Season Pass on the Apple TV app. ESPN 94.5 FM (English) and La Grande 1340 AM (Spanish) will carry the game locally on the radio.
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