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.
Sporting Kansas City is beginning to return to health as the side jets off to take on the Houston Dynamo at BBVA Compass tonight. Matt Besler, Andreu Fontas, Daniel Salloi and Graham Zusi – who all played on Wednesday – are removed from the injury report, as are Krisztian Nemeth and Wan Kuzain.
However, defender Botond Barath (groin) and winger Johnny Russell (quad) are questionable for tonight’s match. Roger Espinoza (PCL), Gerso Fernandes (wrist), Erik Hurtado (knee), Jaylin Lindsey (meniscus) and Rodney Wallace (hip) all remain out.
The Dynamo welcome Sporting with three players missing due to injury, as defender Eric McCue (concussion), midfielder Eric Bird (ankle) and forward Ronaldo Pena (knee) are all out.
Kickoff for this tonight’s match is set for 7:30 p.m. CT on FOX Sports Kansas City, while Sports Radio 810 WHB (English) and ESPN Deportes 1480 AM (Spanish) will carry the game locally on the radio.