Sports Medicine Report: One player added heading into #HOUvSKC

Sports Medicine Report Graphic - August 2020

Sports Medicine Report is SportingKC.com’s look at the latest medical news ahead of upcoming matches and is presented by The Sports Medicine Center at Children's Mercy. All medical issues listed are from the teams' official medical reports submitted prior to matchday.

Sporting Kansas City returns to action for the first time in 10 days as the team travels south to take on the Houston Dynamo at BBVA Stadium for the second time in just under a month. The fourth overall meeting this season will see Sporting (6-5-2, 20 pts.) look to even up the season series with the Dynamo (3-4-7, 16 pts.), as they currently trail 1-2-0.

#HOUvSKC Sports Medicine Report

Not Medically Cleared
Sporting Kansas City
Houston Dynamo
DEF - Matt Besler
FWD - Michael Salazar
DEF - Luis Martins
MID - Felipe Gutierrez

In addition to the players not medically cleared to play, Houston midfielder Wilfried Zahibo is questionable for the match with a thigh injury.

Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. CT on FOX Sports Kansas City, while ESPN 94.5 FM and La Grande 1340 AM will carry the game locally on the radio.