Injury Report

Sports Medicine Report: Two questionable, two out as Sporting heads to St. Louis | Sept. 30, 2023


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 teams' official player availability reports submitted approximately three days prior to the match.

Sporting Kansas City is out on the eastern border of Missouri tonight as the squad prepares to take on cross-state rivals St. Louis at Citypark.

Graham Zusi has been removed from the club’s sports medicine report after returning to the matchday 20 last weekend, while Tim Leibold is now questionable with a groin injury after recovering from an illness.

#STLvSKC Sports Medicine Report

Sporting Kansas City


  • Defender Tim Leibold (groin injury)
  • Forward Alan Pulido (quad contusion)


  • Defender Kortne Ford (Achilles surgery)
  • Defender Kayden Pierre (hamstring injury)

St. Louis


  • Midfielder Rasmus Alm (groin)


  • Defender Lucas Bartlett (shoulder)
  • Midfielder Miguel Perez (ankle)

In addition, Sporting captain Johnny Russell will miss tonight’s match as he serves a one-game suspension following his red card against Houston last Saturday.

Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. CT (7:39 p.m. CT actual kick) and will 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.