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Sporting Kansas City vs. Independiente | Concacaf Champions League Preview

2019 Concacaf Champions League — Quarterfinals, Leg 2
Sporting Kansas City vs. CA Independiente
Children's Mercy Park — Kansas City, Kan.
March 14 — 8 pm ET

TV: Univision Deportes
STREAMING: YahooSports.com

Sporting Kansas City look to bounce back from a first-leg loss to Independiente in Panama, but bring an away goal back to Children's Mercy Park courtesy of an Ilie Sanchez penalty kick for the Concacaf Champions League quarterfinals second leg Thursday night. A 1-0 win would send Sporting through to the semifinals for the first time. 

Sporting Kansas City

Project Starting XI
  • Injury Report:
    • OUT: Jimmy Medranda (M) - knee
    • QUESTIONABLE: Andreu Fontas (D) - hip pointer
  • Suspended: None
  • Suspended after next caution: Seth Sinovic (D), Daniel Salloi (M)
  • International duty: None

Independiente

  • Injury Report:
    • OUT: None
  • Suspended: None
  • Suspended after next caution: Juan Gonzalez (F), Gerardo Negrete (D), Omar Browne (M), Abdiel Ayarza (M), Romeesh Ivey (M), Ruben Barrow (F)
  • International duty: None

Series Matchup

  • This is the second all-time meeting with Independiente winning 2-1 in the first leg
  • Concacaf Champions League history: Sporting Kansas City - 3 appearances (2016/17, 2014/15, 2013/14): 8 wins, 5 losses, 4 ties (26 goals) … Independiente - first appearance: 2 win, 0 losses, 1 tie (7 goals)

Officials

  • To be announced

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