Injury Report

Sports Medicine Report: Sporting KC kicks off new season in Houston | Feb. 24, 2024


Sports Medicine Report is’s look at the latest health update around the team ahead of upcoming matches and is presented by Children’s Mercy Kansas City.

All details listed are from the league’s official Player Status Report that is submitted the day prior to the match.

Sporting Kansas City kicks off the club’s 29th MLS season on Saturday night with a trip to face off against Houston Dynamo FC at Shell Energy Stadium in Texas.

Sporting’s opening Sports Medicine Report lists four players as out, along with a trio of questionable players who all missed time during the club’s preseason.

#HOUvSKC Sports Medicine Report

Sporting Kansas City


  • Defender Tim Leibold (Head)
  • Forward Johnny Russell (Groin)
  • Forward Daniel Salloi (Quad)


  • Defender Logan Ndenbe (ACL)
  • Midfielder Ozzie Cisneros (Quad)
  • Midfielder Danny Flores (Head)
  • Forward Khiry Shelton (Ankle)

Houston Dynamo FC


  • Defender Franco Escobar (Leg Injury)


  • Midfielder Hector Herrera (Knee Injury)
  • Forward Sebastian Ferreira (Hamstring)
  • Forward Nelson Quinones (Knee Injury)

Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. CT (7:40 p.m. CT actual kick) and is available to stream in English and Spanish on MLS Season Pass on Apple TV. ESPN 94.5 FM (English) and La Grande 1340 AM (Spanish) will carry the game locally on the radio.