HARRISON, N.J. — Sporting Kansas City is ready to take the field for the first time this 2021 season.
With three goalkeepers injured, 19-year-old John Pulskamp will start in goal.
Jaylin Lindsey, Andreu Fontas, Nicolas Isimat-Mirin and Luis Martins will man the defense. Gianluca Busio, Gadi Kinda, Remi Walter and Roger Espinoza will control the midfield. Daniel Salloi and Khiry Shelton will be the target men up front.
Kaveh Rad, Roberto Puncec, Felipe Hernandez, Cam Duke, Grayson Barber, Wilson Harris, Alan Pulido, Johnny Russell and new signing Parker Siegfried will start the match on the bench.
Espinoza will wear the captain’s armband while Russell is on the bench.
Head coach Peter Vermes is known for his 4-3-3 formation, but with four midfielders, look for Busio to play a dual role.
Red Bulls lineup:
The match kicks off from Red Bull Arena at 7 p.m. CST.