The Sports Medicine Report, researched by SportingKC.com for the latest health information about the team ahead of upcoming games, is provided by Children’s Mercy Kansas City..
All details listed are from the team’s Official Player Availability Report, which was submitted approximately three days before the game.
Sporting Kansas City returns home today to face the Portland Timbers in an afternoon contest at Children’s Mercy Park. The game will be Sporting’s sixth home game in the opening 15 games, and the team will start six of their eight games at home.
Sporting has put several players on a suspect list, but manager Peter Vermes told media on Friday that all four players are in training and should be available for selection.
In addition, Portland defender Dario Zupać will miss the match after being suspended for one game for accumulated yellow cards.
Kickoff is set for 2:00 p.m. Central Time (actual kick-off time is 2:25 p.m.) and will be broadcast nationally on FOX and FOX Deportes, and the game will be streamed for free in English and Spanish with MLS Season Pass on Apple TV It will be delivered. Sports Radio 810 WHB (English) and La Grande 1340 AM (Spanish) will broadcast the match locally on the radio.