Children's Mercy Sports Medicine Report DL - 2021 Season - Sporting KC

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.

Sporting Kansas City returns home this afternoon to take on Vancouver Whitecaps FC at Children’s Mercy Park. Both Sporting and Vancouver are in a tie for fifth in the Western Conference with 2-2-1 records (7 pts.), while each team has had identical results to start the season: win-draw-loss-win-loss.

#SKCvVAN Sports Medicine Report

<center><strong>Sporting Kansas City</strong></center>
<center><b>Vancouver Whitecaps FC</b></center>
<center>GK - Tim Melia<br> (QUESTIONABLE - Chest)</center>
<center>DEF - Erik Godoy<br> (QUESTIONABLE - Calf Strain)</center>
<center>DEF - Nicolas Isimat-Mirin<br> (QUESTIONABLE - Hamstring)</center>
<center>DEF - Andy Rose<br> (OUT - Adductor Strain)</center>
<center>DEF - Roberto Puncec<br> (QUESTIONABLE - Hamstring)</center>
<center>FWD - Johnny Russell<br> (QUESTIONABLE - Groin)</center>

In addition, Vancouver are without left back Ali Adnan who has been called up to the Iraq National Team. Adnan has been unable to join the Whitecaps in their current base in Salt Lake City, Utah due to visa issues.

Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. CT (1:08 p.m. CT actual kick) on Bally Sports KC Plus, while Sports Radio 810 WHB and La Grande 1340 AM will carry the game locally on the radio.