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 hits the road this weekend to take on Vancouver Whitecaps FC at BC Place on Saturday night in a rematch of the first round of the 2021 MLS Cup Playoffs. Sporting trio Johnny Russell, Daniel Salloi and Khiry Shelton all returned to action in last weekend’s win over RSL and are off the player availability report, but Kortne Ford has been added with an ankle sprain.

#VANvSKC Sports Medicine Report

Sporting KC

Vancouver Whitecaps FC

  • OUT: Defender Erik Godoy (Left calf tightness), midfielder Caio Alexandre (Left foot, fifth metatarsal surgery)
  • QUESTIONABLE: Midfielder Ryan Gauld (Right adductor strain), forward Brian White (Right calf tightness)

Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. CT (7:08 p.m. CT actual kick) on 38 The Spot locally on television, as well as SportingKC.com/live and the Sporting KC App for in-market viewers (Kansas & Missouri excluding St. Louis). Out-of-market fans can catch the game via ESPN+. La Grande 1340 AM (Spanish) will carry the game locally on the radio.