|D.C. United (4-4-2): Willis; Riley, White, Jakovic, Korb; DeLeon, Augusto, Kitchen, Porter; Townsen, DeRosario.
OUT: Lewis Neal (pubic stress reaction), John Thorrington (L medial collateral ligament)
QUESTIONABLE: Nick DeLeon (R hamstring strain), Chris Pontius (L groin strain)
|Sporting Kansas City (4-3-3): Nielsen; Joseph, Opara, Olum, Sinovic; Joseph, Zusi, Nagamura; Kamara, Bieler, Peterson.
OUT: Teal Bunbury (L knee sprain)
QUESTIONABLE: Matt Besler (R knee sprain), Benny Feilhaber (R thigh contusion), Paulo Nagamura (R ankle sprain)
- In an earlier meeting this season, an 89th minute goal from Claudio Bieler gave Sporting KC a 1-0 win over D.C.
- Kansas City has won against United five games in a row.
- D.C. has lost seven MLS matches in a row, a club record.
- With four points from 10 games, D.C. United has the fewest points in the league. Kansas City has 20 points from 12 games, tied for second in the Eastern Conference.
- Aurelien Collin and Oriol Rosell are suspended for this match.
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- Sporting Kansas City
- John Thorrington