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 is set to close out the 2020 MLS regular season this afternoon when the side faces off against Real Salt Lake at Rio Tinto Stadium. Sporting KC (11-6-3, 36 pts.) knows a win will guarantee the team a first-place finish in the Western Conference, while Peter Vermes’ side cannot fall any lower than third, guaranteeing home-field advantage in the opening round of the MLS Cup Playoffs. Real Salt Lake (5-9-7, 22 pts.) have already been eliminated from postseason contention.
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Kickoff is set for 5:30 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.