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Injury Report: Nine players carry concerns into Saturday's Open Cup clash with FC Dallas

Injury Report is SportingKC.com’s look at the latest injury news ahead of upcoming matches and is presented by The Sports Medicine Center at Children's Mercy. All injuries listed are from the teams' official injury reports submitted prior to matchday.


Nine Sporting Kansas City players are listed on the club's injury report heading into tonight's encounter with FC Dallas in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Round of 16 at Children's Mercy Park.

Matt Besler (hamstring), Gianuca Busio (hamstring) and Cristian Lobato are new additions to Sporting KC's injured list and will miss the match alongside Jimmy Medranda (knee), Seth Sinovic (hamstring) and long-term absentee Felipe Gutierrez (sports hernia).

Elsewhere, midfielder Yohan Croizet (hamstring), versatile veteran Brad Evans (thigh) and forward Khiry Shelton (thigh) have experienced improvement over the last week and are questionable for tonight's game.

On the opposite sideline, FC Dallas will be without forward Cristian Colman (ankle sprain) and defenders Anton Nedyalkov (broken collarbone) and Kris Reaves (sports hernia).

Tonight's contest will kick off at 8 p.m. CT with a live stream on SportingKC.com and Sports Radio 810 WHB broadcasting the game on the radio.

PLAYER GAMES MISSED DATE INJURY
Brad Evans 3
3
March 4-March 17
June 3-present
Back Injury
Thigh Injury
Khiry Shelton 1
3
March 4
June 3-present
Leg Bruise
Thigh Injury
Gianluca Busio 1 March 17 Eye Injury
Felipe Gutierrez 10 April 8-present Hip Injury/Sports Hernia
Gerso Fernandes 2 April 20-April 28 Thigh Contusion
Ike Opara 1 April 20 Illness
Adrian Zendejas 2 April 28-May 5 Head Injury
Colton Storm 1 May 20 Ankle Sprain
Jimmy Medranda 4 May 27-present Knee Injury
Diego Rubio 1 May 27 Back Injury
Yohan Croizet 2 June 6-present Hamstring Injury
Seth Sinovic 2 June 6-present Hamstring Injury
Matt Besler 0 June 16 Hamstring Injury
Gianluca Busio 0 June 16 Hamstring Injury
Cristian Lobato 0 June 16 Knee Injury
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