With Montreal's scalp in hand, Kansas City looks to re-assert itself as the dominant power in the East.
|Sporting Kansas City (4-3-3): Nielsen; Myers, Besler, Collin, Sinovic; Rossell, Feilhaber, Nagamura; Zusi, Bieler, Saad.||
OUT: Teal Bunbury (L knee sprain), Jacob Peterson (R shoulder sprain)
QUESTIONABLE: C.J. Sapong (lumbar spine strain)
|D.C. United (4-4-2): Hamid; Riley, McDonald, Woolard, Korb; Augusto, Kitchen, Pontius, Porter; Ruiz, Pajoy.
OUT: Nick DeLeon (R hamstring strain), Lewis Neal (pubic stress reaction), John Thorrington (L medial collateral ligament)
QUESTIONABLE: Dwayne De Rosario (R adductor strain)
|DID YOU KNOW?|
- Sporting Kansas City is in third place in the Eastern Conference with a 2-1-2 record and eight points after five matches.
- D.C. United is 1-2-1, with four points from as many games, putting the capital club in eighth place in the East.
- With a 2-0 victory over Montreal last week, Sporting ended the Impact's 100 percent record for the season.
- Sporting head coach Peter Vermes was recently voted into the U.S. Soccer Hall of fame, alongside former U.S. international Joe-Max Moore.
- Sporting defenders Aurelien Collin and Seth Sinovic are tied with three other players for the league lead in yellow cards, having picked up a trio apiece.