Sporting KC defender Ike Opara released from hospital with concussion

Sporting Kansas City defender Ike Opara was released from the University of Kansas Medical Center early this morning after suffering a concussion in Tuesday night's 3-0 extra-time win over FC Dallas in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup quarterfinals.

Opara has been diagnosed with a concussion and will undergo concussion protocols in the coming days.

Sporting Kansas City will return to action on Saturday, July 22 with a visit to rivals Real Salt Lake at 9 p.m. CT on FOX Sports Kansas City Plus and FOX Sports Midwest Plus.