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 returns home for the first time in 161 days tonight when the team faces off against the LA Galaxy in the club’s home opener at Children’s Mercy Park.
Sporting sees one name come off the Sports Medicine Report in Khiry Shelton, who was questionable last week, while the Galaxy are without star attackers Chicharito and Douglas Costa.
#SKCvLA Sports Medicine Report
- OUT: Defender Kortne Ford (Achilles surgery), defender Logan Ndenbe (hamstring injury), midfielder Gadi Kinda (knee injury), forward Johnny Russell (hamstring injury)
- QUESTIONABLE: Forward Alan Pulido (knee injury)
- OUT: Forward Douglas Costa (left knee), forward Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez (hamstring)
- QUESTIONABLE: Defender Chase Gasper (thigh)
Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. CT (7:39 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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