Sports Medicine Report - Oct. 27, 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 (16-7-7, 55 pts.) looks to clinch a top-three finish in the Western Conference when the team plays host to the LA Galaxy (13-11-7, 46 pts.) at Children’s Mercy Park on Wednesday night. Sporting knows a win or a draw would seal a top-three finish and the postseason hosting priority that comes with it.

#SKCvLA Sports Medicine Report

Sporting KC

LA Galaxy

  • OUT: None
  • QUESTIONABLE: Defender Jorge Villafana (Undisclosed)

In addition, Sporting KC goalkeeper Tim Melia will be serving a one-game suspension handed down by the MLS Disciplinary Committee, while LA Galaxy center back Nick DePuy is serving a one-game suspension for caution accumulation. Sporting KC midfielder Felipe Hernandez is suspended for the remainder of the 2021 season.

Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. CT (7:56 p.m. CT actual kick) on FS1 and FOX Deportes nationally, while Sports Radio 810 WHB (English) and La Grande 1340 AM (Spanish) will carry the game on the radio.