Sounders Injury Updates
Ruidíaz will likely travel with team to Sporting KC, opening some possibility for a role off the bench.
Sounders striker left after just 12 minutes.
Sounders will not, however, get any of the internationals they had hoped to have back.
Sounders had hoped to avoid surgery, but athletic pubalgia only seemed to be getting worse.
Ruidíaz is in line to start his second consecutive game, but is still unlikely to play a full 90 minutes.
Sounders striker will undergo an MRI on Tuesday to determine seriousness of latest muscle ailment.
Team discovered a stress fracture after midfielder complained of pain following LAFC match.
Peruvian striker had just been heating up.
Sounders GM expresses confidence in existing roster, calls defensive midfield team’s deepest position.
Xavier Arreaga’s injury apparently wasn’t too serious.
Centerback’s availability will likely depend on how quickly he can handle playing on a heavily taped ankle.
Midfielder has been a full participant all week and should be available on Saturday.
It had looked likely that Lodeiro would be available this week.
Sounders head coach Brian Schmetzer deems it precautionary.
Lodeiro is expected to make his preseason debut on Tuesday.
It’s unclear if he’ll be fit for the playoff game vs. Real Salt Lake.
Nico Lodeiro could start, while Raúl Ruidíaz is more questionable.
Lodeiro may even travel for Tuesday’s match against LAFC.