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 returns home this week after a pair of tough road games over the previous two weeks as Sporting plays host to longtime rivals Real Salt Lake at Children’s Mercy Park tonight. Sporting quartet Uri Rosell, Johnny Russell, Daniel Salloi and Khiry Shelton all remained questionable for the match as of Wednesday’s Player Availability Report deadline.
#SKCvRSL Sports Medicine Report
Real Salt Lake
- OUT: Goalkeeper David Ochoa (Right quad), defender Justen Glad (Left hamstring), defender Zach Farnsworth (Left ankle), defender Bret Halsey (Right ankle), midfielder Nick Besler (Nose)
- QUESTIONABLE: Defender Aaron Herrera (Right calf), defender Marcelo Silva (Right toe), midfielder Damir Kreilach (Left calf), forward Sergio Cordova (Right knee)
In addition, with tonight’s clash taking place during a FIFA international window, duo Logan Ndenbe (Belgium U-21s) and Marinos Tzionis (Cyprus) will miss the game after linking up with their respective national teams earlier this week. Salt Lake will be without winger Justin Meram who was called up to the Iraq national team.
Kickoff is set for 6 p.m. CT (6:08 p.m. CT actual kick) on 38 The Spot locally in English, as well as TUDN nationally in Spanish and @TUDNUSA on Twitter. ESPN 94.5 FM (English) and La Grande 1340 AM (Spanish) will carry the game on the radio.