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 details listed are from the teams' official player availability reports submitted approximately three days prior to the match.
Sporting Kansas City returns to MLS action tonight when the team plays host to Vancouver Whitecaps FC at Children’s Mercy Park. Sporting has eight players listed on the club’s injury report, with six questionable and three out.
#SKCvVAN Sports Medicine Report
- OUT: Midfielder Ozzie Cisneros (Hamstring injury) midfielder Gadi Kinda (Knee surgery), forward Alan Pulido (Knee surgery)
- QUESTIONABLE: Defender Logan Ndenbe (Shoulder injury), defender Graham Zusi (Thigh injury), forward Johnny Russell (Knee injury), forward Khiry Shelton (Hamstring injury), forward Marinos Tzionis (Knee injury), forward Nikola Vujnovic (Calf injury)
Vancouver Whitecaps FC
- OUT: Goalkeeper Thomas Hasal (Left hand, middle finger injury), defender Tristan Blackmon (Right knee sprain), midfielder Russell Teibert (Right eye injury)
- QUESTIONABLE: Midfielder Ryan Gauld (Right hamstring tightness), forward Brian White (Health & safety protocols)
Forward Daniel Salloi will also miss tonight’s match as Major League Soccer announced yesterday that the Sporting KC Academy product has had an additional game added to his suspension following his red card against the Colorado Rapids on May 18. Vancouver are without midfielder Andres Cubas who is on international duty with Paraguay.
Kickoff is set for 8 p.m. CT (8:11 p.m. CT actual kick) on 38 The Spot, with an in-market stream available on SportingKC.com/live and the Sporting KC App, as well as an out-of-market stream available on ESPN+. Sports Radio 810 WHB (English) and La Grande 1340 AM (Spanish) will carry the game locally on the radio. Tickets are available via SeatGeek.com.