Sports Medicine Report is SportingKC.com’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 teams' official player availability reports submitted approximately three days prior to the match.
Sporting Kansas City closes out a stretch of five games in 14 days when the team takes on new cross-state rivals st. louis city sc for the first time ever at citypark tonight.
Sporting gets a boost in their Sports Medicine Report for tonight’s match as left back Tim Leibold is removed from the report after returning to the matchday squad during Wednesday’s 1-1 draw at LAFC.
#stlvSKC Sports Medicine Report
Sporting Kansas City
- Goalkeeper Tim Melia (quad injury)
- Defender Kortne Ford (Achilles surgery)
- Defender Kayden Pierre (hamstring injury)
- Forward Willy Agada (tibia stress fracture)
- Forward Khiry Shelton (adductor injury)
st. louis city sc
- Forward Joao Klauss (quad)
- Defender Joakim Nilsson (knee)
- Midfielder Rasmus Alm (abdominal)
In addition, st. louis city defender John Nelson will miss tonight’s match as he serves a one-game suspension after being shown a red card in the team’s loss to Chicago last weekend.
Kickoff is set for 8:30 p.m. CT (8:55 p.m. CT actual kick) and will be nationally televised on FS1 and FOX Deportes, while the match will also be available to stream for free in English and Spanish on MLS Season Pass on Apple TV. Sports Radio 810 WHB (English) and La Grande 1340 AM (Spanish) will carry the game locally on the radio.