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Injury Report: Benny Feilhaber listed as out ahead of U.S. Open Cup clash with the Houston Dynamo

Injury Report is SportingKC.com’s look at the latest injury news ahead of upcoming matches and is presented by The Center for Sports Medicine at Children's Mercy.


Sporting Kansas City enters tonight’s U.S. Open Cup Round of 16 clash against the Houston Dynamo with just one name on the club’s injury report.

Midfielder Benny Feilhaber is listed as out with a lower leg/ankle injury, sustained in a reckless challenge from the LA Galaxy’s Nathan Smith in Saturday’s 2-1 victory over the Californians. Erik Palmer-Brown, who had been on the club’s injury report the last three games, is no longer listed.

As of last weekend, the Dynamo are without defender George Malki with a torn ACL and midfielder Eric Alexander, who has a MCL sprain.

Today’s match will kick off at 5:30 p.m. CT from BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston, Texas. A live stream will be available on SportingKC.com.

PLAYER GAMES MISSED DATE INJURY
Diego Rubio 15 March 4-June 10 Torn ACL
Erik Palmer-Brown 2
4
March 11-March 18
June 10-June 24
Ankle Sprain
Thigh Injury
Cameron Iwasa 3 March 4-March 18 Hamstring Strain
Dom Dwyer 2 May 20-June 3 Knee Injury
Benny Feilhaber 2
0
March 31-April 9
June 28-present
Thigh Strain
Lower Leg/Ankle Injury
Saad Abdul-Salaam 1 March 18 Thigh Strain
Soony Saad 1 May 17 Ankle Sprain
Kevin Ellis 1 June 3-June 10 Quad Strain
Latif Blessing 1 June 10-June 14 Hip Injury
Roger Espinoza 0 June 10 Lower Back Injury
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