Sports Medicine Report - Nov. 28, 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 (17-10-7, 3rd Seed) heads into today’s MLS Cup Playoffs Western Conference Semifinal against Real Salt Lake (14-14-6, 7th Seed) with no fresh injury concerns. Sporting advanced beyond Vancouver in Round One last Saturday, while RSL staged a dramatic upset at second seed Seattle by winning on penalty kicks on Tuesday night.

#SKCvRSL Sports Medicine Report

Sporting KC

Real Salt Lake

  • OUT: Defender Zach Farnsworth (Knee), midfielder Albert Rusnak (Health & Safety Protocols)
  • QUESTIONABLE: None

In addition, Sporting KC midfielder Felipe Hernandez is suspended for the remainder of the 2021 season.

Kickoff is set for 2 p.m. CT (2:18 p.m. CT actual kick) on ABC and ESPN Deportes, while ESPN 94.5 FM (English) and La Grande 1340 AM (Spanish) will carry the game on the radio.