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GAME THREAD: Sporting Kansas City vs. Philadelphia Union

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MLS: FC Dallas at Sporting KC Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports

Game Info

  • Date: July 6, 2017
  • Time: 8:30 PM ET
  • Place: Children’s Mercy Park, Kansas City, KS
  • Television: The Comcast Network
  • Stream: MLS Live
  • All-Time Record: Philadelphia Union have 5 wins, 5 losses, and 4 draws against Sporting Kansas City.
  • Know Thy Enemy: The Blue Testament

Starting XI

  • Philadelphia Union: John McCarthy; Ray Gaddis, Jack Elliott, Oguchi Onyewu, Giliano Wijnaldum; Fafa Picault, Ilsinho, Derrick Jones, Haris Medunjanin; Chris Pontius; C.J. Sapong
  • Sporting Kansas City: Tim Melia; Seth Sinovic, Erik Palmer-Brown, Ike Opara, Saad Abdul-Salaam; Latif Blessing, Benny Feilhaber, Jimmy Medranda, Ilie Sanchez; Diego Rubio, Daniel Salloi

Bench

  • Philadelphia Union: Jake McGuire, Keegan Rosenberry, Josh Yaro, Brian Carroll, Roland Alberg, Marcus Epps, Jay Simpson
  • Sporting Kansas City: Andrew Dykstra, Kevin Ellis, Soni Mustivar, Soony Saad, Cameron Porter, Gerso Fernandes, Tyler Pasher

Injuries

Philadelphia Union

  • International Duty: Alejandro Bedoya, Andre Blake
  • Out: Maurice Edu
  • Questionable: Warren Creavalle, Fabian Herbers, Jack Elliott

Sporting Kansas City

  • Suspended: Roger Espinoza
  • International Duty: Matt Besler, Graham Zusi, Dom Dwyer
  • Doubtful: Gerso Fernandes

Officials

Referee: Ricardo Salazar

Assistant: Ian Anderson

Assistant: Kathryn Nesbitt

Fourth: Nima Saghafi