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 is set to take on Seattle Sounders FC tonight in the club’s final home match of the 2022 campaign at Children’s Mercy Park. Sporting has four players out and just one player questionable in Graham Zusi, while the Sounders could potentially be missing star striker Raul Ruidiaz.
#SKCvSEA Sports Medicine Report
- OUT: Goalkeeper Tim Melia (Hamstring injury), midfielder Ozzie Cisneros (Hamstring injury), midfielder Gadi Kinda (Knee surgery), forward Alan Pulido (Knee surgery)
- QUESTIONABLE: Defender Graham Zusi (Quad injury)
Seattle Sounders FC
- OUT: Goalkeeper Andrew Thomas (Lower Back Stress Fracture), midfielder Joao Paulo (Right ACL Tear), midfielder Obed Vargas (Lower Back Stress Fracture)
- QUESTIONABLE: Forward Raul Ruidiaz (Right Ankle Sprain)
In addition, current Seattle man and former Sporting midfielder Kelyn Rowe will miss the match as he serves a one-game suspension after receiving a red card in the Sounders’ 1-1 draw with FC Cincinnati on Tuesday.
Kickoff is set for 4 p.m. CT (4:25 p.m. CT actual kick) on FS1 along with a stream available on the FOX Sports App. ESPN 94.5 FM (English) and La Grande 1340 AM (Spanish) will carry the game locally on the radio. Tickets are available via SeatGeek.com.