Sports Medicine Report - Sept. 26, 2021

Sports Medicine Report is’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 health issues listed are from the teams' official player availability reports submitted approximately 48 hours prior to kickoff.

First-place Sporting Kansas City (13-5-7, 46 pts.) is set for a monumental top-of-the-table clash with second-place Seattle Sounders FC (13-5-6, 45 pts.) at Children’s Mercy Park tonight. The match sees Sporting close out a three-game homestand, having won the previous two matches against Chicago and Minnesota.

#SKCvSEA Sports Medicine Report

Sporting KC

Seattle Sounders FC

  • OUT: Midfielder Jordy Delem (Right ACL tear), midfielder Nicolas Lodeiro (Right knee surgery), forward Jordan Morris (Left ACL tear)
  • QUESTIONABLE: Forward Nicolas Benezet (Left hip flexor strain)

In addition, Sporting KC midfielder Felipe Hernandez remains out for personal reasons.

Kickoff is set for 6 p.m. CT (6:25 p.m. CT actual kick) and will air nationally on FS1 and FOX Deportes, while ESPN 94.5 FM (English) and La Grande 1340 AM (Spanish) will carry the game locally on the radio.