FRISCO, Texas- FC Dallas heads on the road again this weekend to face the Portland Timbers for the second time this year. Let's take a look at the Texas Health Sports Medicine Injury Report for Week 17.
OUT: Bill Tuiloma (right thigh)
QUESTIONABLE: Sebastian Blanco (right lower leg), Kendall McIntosh (left thigh), Zarek Valentin (left thigh)
Portland has a fairly healthy roster heading in to the match against FC Dallas. They only have defender/ midfielder Bill Tuiloma out this week recovering from a right thigh injury. Along with that they have a few pieces of their roster questionable including midfielder Sebastian Blanco who has been an unused sub in the last two games due to a right leg injury. Defender Zarek Valentin is quesitonable with a thigh injury and hasn't seen minutes since May 25th. Lastly goalkeeper Kendall McIntosh is listed as questionable due to left thigh pain. Overall Portland has a lot of depth in their roster regardless of their quick turnaround.
OUT: John Nelson (abdominal strain)
INT'L DUTY: Reggie Cannon
FC Dallas continues to shorten their list of unavailable players this week with only John Nelson and Reggie Cannon unavailable. John Nelson continues to be unavailable as he rehabs and recovers from an abdominal strain. Reggie Cannon is still on international duty with the USMNT as they play through the Gold Cup. FC Dallas seems to have a healthy roster as they continue to have quick turnarounds and multiple matches a week.