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Sports Medicine Report: Sporting KC unchanged heading into showdown with Houston Dynamo

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


Sporting Kansas City heads into tonight’s clash with the in-form Houston Dynamo with zero changes to the club’s medical report. Sporting are looking to break a three-game winless run (0-1-2), while the Dynamo are riding a four-game undefeated streak (2-0-2).

Sporting KC midfielder Roger Espinoza is still not medically cleared to play, while fellow midfielder Felipe Gutierrez is out for the season following knee surgery.

The Dynamo are sweating on the fitness of Mauro Manotas who is questionable with a thigh issue, while Michael Salazar is out with a knee injury.

Kickoff from BBVA Stadium in Houston, Texas is set for 7 p.m. CT on FOX Sports Kansas City Plus, while Sports Radio 810 WHB will carry the game locally on the radio.

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