MLS Injury News: Gameweek 11

Injury and suspension report

MLS Injury News: Gameweek 11

Injuries can have a big impact on a fantasy lineup. Not only can they impact your score by providing under the radar options, but replacements often come in at a lower price point and can make it easier to field a full roster. Each week I’ll review key injuries and help you find replacements that can give you an edge over your fantasy opponents.


 

Atlanta United FC

Gameweek 11 fixture: Orlando City SC (A)

Player Position Value Status Potential return
Ezequiel Barco Midfielder $8.9 Out: U-20 World Cup N/A
Mikey Ambrose Defender $4.2 Out: Torn right meniscus 1-2 weeks
Kevin Kratz Midfielder $4.8 Out: Calf injury Week to week
George Bello Defender $4.5 Out: Groin injury 2-3 months
Brandon Vazquez Forward $5.0 Out: Knee injury N/A
Patrick Okonkwo Forward $4.0 Loaned to Atlanta United II 2020 season
Jose Hernandez Defender $4.5 Loaned to Atlanta United II 2020 season

Chicago Fire

Gameweek 11 fixture: Minnesota United (H)

Player Position Value  Status Potential return
CJ Sapong Forward $8.0 Probable: Thigh injury Gameweek 11 Vs Minnesota United
Marcelo Defender $5.5 Questionable: Thigh injury N/A
Kenneth Kronholm Goalkeeper $4.5 Out: Undisclosed injury N/A
Andre Reynolds II Defender $4.0 Out: Thigh injury N/A
Raheem Edwards Midfielder $6.3 Out: Second degree LCL sprain 1-3 weeks

FC Cincinnati

Gameweek 11 fixture: Montreal Impact (H)

Player Position Value  Status Potential return
Greg Garza Defender $5.3 Questionable: Right calf injury N/A
Jimmy McLaughlin Midfielder $5.0 Out: Right ACL injury N/A
Corben Bone Midfielder $4.6 Questionable: Left shoulder injury N/A
Frankie Amaya Midfielder $5.0 Loaned to USL side Orange County SC 2020 season
Emery Welshman Midfielder $4.5 Loaned to Canadian Premier League side Forge FC 2020 season
Ben Lundt Goalkeeper $4.0 Loaned to USL side Louisville City 2020 season
Rashawn Dally Forward $4.5 Loaned to USL side Memphis 901 FC for 2019 season 2020 season

Colorado Rapids

Gameweek 11 fixture: Vancouver Whitecaps (H)

Diego Rubio received a red card Vs Vancouver Whitecaps and we could see draft pick Andre Shinyashiki start in his place.

Player Position Value  Status Potential return
Diego Rubio Forward $5.5 Suspended: Red card Vs Vancouver Whitecaps Gameweek 12 Vs LA Galaxy
Kortne Ford Defender $4.5 Out: Knee injury 2 weeks
Matt Hundley Forward $4.0 Loaned to USL side Colorado Springs 2020 season
Andre Rawls Goalkeeper $4.0 Loaned to USL side Colorado Springs 2020 season

Columbus Crew SC

Gameweek 11 fixture: LAFC (H)

Player Position Value  Status Potential return
Harrison Afful Defender $7.7 Out: Broken Jaw 2+ weeks
Milton Valenzuela Defender $5.5 Out: Torn ACL 6-8 months and is expected to miss the entire 2019 season.
Alex Crognale Defender $4.5 Loaned to USL side Indy Eleven 2020 season

FC Dallas

Gameweek 11 fixture: New York Red Bulls (H)

Player Position Value  Status Potential return
Paxton Pomykal Midfielder $7.8 Out: Hamstring injury Week to week
Matheus Bressaneli Defender $4.6 Out: Hamstring injury N/A
Cristian Colman Forward $5.0 Out: Left ACL tear N/A
Francis Atuahene Forward $4.5 Out: Left ruptured pectoral muscle Mid August 2019
Dante Sealy Forward $4.0 Loaned to USL League One side North Texas SC 2020 season
Moises Hernandez Defender $4.5 Loaned to USL side San Antonio FC 2020 season

D.C. United

Gameweek 11 fixture: Sporting Kansas City (H)

Player Position Value  Status Potential return
Joseph Mora Defender $6.7 Out: Broken Jaw 2-4 weeks
Donovan Pines Defender $5.8 Out: Knee Sprain 1 month
Chris McCann Defender $4.8 Probable: Hamstring injury Gameweek 11 Vs SKC
Oniel Fisher Defender $5.0 Out: Knee surgery N/A
Chris Odoi-Atsem Defender $4.5 Questionable: Hodgkin’s Lymphoma N/A
Antonio Bustamante Midfielder $4.5 Out: Knee injury N/A


Houston Dynamo

Gameweek 11 fixture: Seattle Sounders (A)

Player Position Value  Status Potential return
Marlon Hairston Midfielder $4.0 Out: Right hip injury N/A
Ronaldo Pena Forward $5.0 Out: Left knee injury N/A
Eric Bird Midfielder $4.5 Out: Left ankle injury N/A
DaMarcus Beasley Defender $5.0 Out: Arthroscopic surgery on left knee 1-3 weeks

Los Angeles FC

Gameweek 11 fixture: Columbus Crew (A)

Player Position Value  Status Potential return
Danilo Silva Defender $4.6 Out: Right hamstring strain N/A
Rodolfo Zelaya Forward $5.5 Probable: Right thigh strain Gameweek 11 Vs Columbus Crew
Alejandro Guido Midfielder $5.5 Out: Right quad strain N/A
Javier Perez Midfielder $4.0 Out: Groin strain N/A

LA Galaxy

Gameweek 11 fixture: New York City FC (H)

Jonathan Dos Santos was subbed off early due to a Hamstring injury but it wasn’t too serious and he could possibly return for the second game of the week Vs NYCFC at home.

Player Position Value  Status Potential return
Jonathan Dos Santos Midfielder $10.9 Questionable: Hamstring injury Gameweek 11 Vs NYCFC
Romain Alessandrini Midfielder $8.8 Out: Meniscus surgery 5+ months (September-October)
Julian Araujo Defender $4.4 Probable: Foot injury Gameweek 11 Vs NYCFC
Perry Kitchen Midfielder $5.5 Out: Ankle injury N/A
Bradford Jamieson IV Forward $5.0 Loaned to USL side San Antonio 2020 season

Minnesota United

Gameweek 11 fixture: Chicago Fire (A)

Player Position Value  Status Potential return
Bobby Shuttleworth Goalkeeper $5.5 Out: Right knee surgery N/A
Chase Gasper Defender $4.0 Questionable: Hamstring injury N/A

Montreal Impact

Gameweek 11 fixture: FC Cincinnati (A)

Player Position Value  Status Potential return
Ignacio Piatti Midfielder $11.5 Out: Hamstring injury N/A
Clement Bayiha Midfielder $4.0 Questionable: Undisclosed injury Gameweek 11 Vs FC Cincinnati
Jason Beaulieu Goalkeeper $4.0 Out: Cyst on left knee Late July 2019
Jeisson Vargas Forward $7.0 Loaned to Chilean side Universidad Catolica 2020 season
Thomas Meilleur-Giguère Defender $4.0 Loaned to USL side Ottawa Fury FC 2020 season
James Pantemis Goalkeeper $4.0 Loaned to USL side Ottawa Fury FC 2020 season

New England Revolution

Gameweek 11 fixture: San Jose Earthquakes (H)

Player Position Value  Status Potential return
Isaac Angking Midfielder $5.5 Out: Left knee injury 3-5 weeks
Zachary Herivaux Midfielder $5.0 Loaned to Birmingham Legion FC 2020 season

New York City FC

Gameweek 11 fixture: Los Angeles Galaxy (A)

Player Position Value  Status Potential return
Alexandru Mitrita Forward $8.1 Questionable: Foot injury Gameweek 11 Vs LA Galaxy
Ben Sweat Defender $5.4 Questionable: Adductor injury N/A
James Sands Midfielder $6.8 Questionable: Adductor injury N/A
Ronald Matarrita Defender $6.3 Questionable: Calf injury N/A
Ebenezer Ofori Midfielder $6.5 Questionable: Core injury N/A
Jeff Caldwell Goalkeeper $4.0 Loaned to USL side Memphis 901 FC 2020 season

 

New York Red Bulls

Gameweek 11 fixture: FC Dallas (A)

Player Position Value  Status Potential return
Aaron Long Defender $7.5 Questionable: Hamstring injury N/A
Bradley Wright Phillips Forward $8.6 Questionable: Groin injury Gameweek 11 Vs FC Dallas
Florian Valot Midfielder $7.6 Out: Torn ACL in right knee Out for the entire 2019 season.

Orlando City SC

Gameweek 11 fixture: Atlanta United (H)

Player Position Value  Status Potential return
Alex De John Defender $4.9 Questionable: Hamstring Injury Gameweek 11 Vs Atlanta United
Carlos Ascues Defender $5.6 Questionable: Hamstring injury N/A
Pierre Da Silva Forward $5.0 Loaned to Brazilian side Atletico Paranaense 2020 season
Mason Stajduhar Goalkeeper $4.0 Loaned to USL side Tulsa Roughnecks 2020 season

Philadelphia Union

Gameweek 11 fixture: Toronto FC (A)

The Union have received positive news regarding the injury to Andre Blake and he could possibly return as soon as this week. The other starters expected to return to the 18 are playmakers Marco Fabian and Brenden Aaronson.

Player Position Value  Status Potential return
Marco Fabian Midfielder $8.1 Probable: Left ankle strain Gameweek 11 Vs Toronto FC
Andre Blake Goalkeeper $6.2 Questionable: Adductor strain Gameweek 11 Vs Toronto FC
Brenden Aaronson Midfielder $5.6 Probable: Hip injury Gameweek 11 Vs Toronto FC
Fafa Picault Forward $4.0 Questionable: Right hamstring tightness N/A
Cory Burke Forward $6.8 Out: Visa issues 3 months
Mark McKenzie Defender $5.2 Out: Concussion N/A
Anthony Fontana Midfielder $4.7 Questionable: Left ankle strain N/A
Matt Freese Goalkeeper $4.0 Out: Abdomen injury 4-6 weeks

Portland Timbers

Gameweek 11 fixture: Vancouver Whitecaps (A)

Player Position Value  Status Potential return
Marvin Loria Midfielder $5.0 Questionable: Right foot injury N/A
Aljaz Ivacic Goalkeeper $4.5 Out: Left tibial stress fracture Mid April 2019
Kendall McIntosh Goalkeeper $4.0 Out: Left thigh strain N/A

Real Salt Lake

Gameweek 11 fixture: Colorado Rapids (A)

Player Position Value  Status Potential return
Nick Rimando Goalkeeper $5.2 Questionable: Left knee injury N/A
Kyle Beckerman Midfielder $6.2 Out: Hamstring injury N/A
Everton Luiz Midfielder $6.2 Probable: Left knee injury Gameweek 11 Vs Colorado FC
Tony Beltran Defender $4.5 Out: Knee injury N/A
Erik Holt Defender $4.0 Doubtful: Ankle injury N/A
Luke Mulholland Midfielder $5.5 Questionable: Back injury N/A
Jordan Allen Midfielder $5.0 Out: Knee injury Out for 2019 season.

San Jose Earthquakes 

Gameweek 11 fixture: New England Revolution (A)

Player Position Value  Status Potential return
Christian Espinoza Forward $8.4 Suspended: Red card Vs FC Cincinnati Gameweek 12 Vs Chicago Fire
Marcos Lopez Defender $4.9 Questionable: Knee injury N/A
Kevin Partida Defender $4.0 Probable: Torn ACL Gameweek 11 Vs New England Revolution

Seattle Sounders

Gameweek 11 fixture: Houston Dynamo (H)

Player Position Value  Status Potential return
Gustav Svensson Midfielder $7.9 Out: Left hamstring strain N/A
Nouhou Tolo Defender $4.0 Questionable: Left ankle strain N/A

Sporting Kansas City

Gameweek 11 fixture: D.C. United (A)

The injury list of Sporting Kansas City keeps building with Graham Zusi and Wan Kuzain now being added to the list. They only had 6 players on the bench last week in a 3-0 defeat to Atlanta United at home.

Player Position Value  Status Potential return
Matt Besler Defender $7.5 Out: Hamstring strain 2-3 weeks
Graham Zusi Defender $7.0 Questionable: Oblique injury N/A
Ilie Sanchez Midfielder $8.7 Questionable: Ankle injury N/A
Gerso Fernandes Forward $7.2 Out: Broken wrist 4-6 weeks
Roger Espinoza Midfielder $6.9 Out: PCL SPrain 2-3 months
Andreu Fontas Defender $6.2 Questionable: Calf injury Gameweek 11 Vs D.C. United
Erik Hurtado Forward $5.5 Out: Arthroscopic surgery on right knee 1-2 months
Jimmy Medranda Midfielder $5.0 Out: Knee injury N/A
Rodney Wallace Defender $4.8 Out: Undisclosed injury N/A
Gianluca Busio Midfielder $6.7 National team duty (U-17) N/A
Wan Kuzain Midfielder $4.5 Questionable: Ankle injury N/A
Jaylin Lindsey Defender $4.5 Out: Torn meniscus 4-5 months
Tyler Freeman Forward $4.0 National team duty (U-17) N/A

Toronto FC

Gameweek 11 fixture: Philadelphia Union (H)

Jozy Altidore and Drew Moor are almost guaranteed to return to the team this week. Those with Pozuelo as their captain will be hoping that “Jozuelo” clicks again.

Player Position Value  Status Potential return
Jozy Altidore Forward $11.6 Probable: Hamstring injury Gameweek 11 vs Philadelphia Union
Drew Moor Defender $5.9 Probable: Calf tightness Gameweek 11 Vs Philadelphia Union
Jon Bakero Midfielder $5.0 Loaned to USL side Phoenix Rising 2020 season
Aidan Daniels Midfielder $4.0 Loaned to USL side Ottawa Fury FC 2020 season
Ryan Telfer Defender $4.5 Loaned to Canadian Premier league side York 9 FC 2020 season

Vancouver Whitecaps FC

Gameweek 11 fixture: Portland Timbers (H)

Player Position Value  Status Potential return
Yordy Reyna Midfielder $7.6 Out: Left hamstring strain 1 month+
Jasser Khmiri Defender $5.5 Out: Left knee injury 1-2 weeks
David Norman Jr Midfielder $4.5 Out: Right foot surgery 3-4 months
Michael Baldisimo Midfielder $4.0 Out: Left ankle contusion N/A

 

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