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MLS Fantasy Absence Report: Round 25

A big double game week highlights round 25!  Check this list throughout the deadline day to make sure you’re not playing anyone who potentially won’t get you any points.  While I can’t predict rotation risks, you can also check out the player optimizer to sort players by percentage of DGW mins they’ve played this season.

Last updated: Aug 23 @ 5:21PM ET

Atlanta United FC (4)

GK Alec Kann – OUT – quad injury
FW Kenwyne Jones – DOUBTFUL – knee inflammation
DF Mark Bloom – DOUBTFUL – back injury
FW Josef Martinez – DOUBTFUL – foot injury

Chicago Fire (7)

GK Jorge Rodrigo Bava – OUT – elbow tendinitis
DF Matej Dekovic – OUT – adductor injury
DF Joao Meira – OUT – calf injury
DF Brandon Vincent – OUT – quad strain
MF John Goossens – OUT – ankle surgery, out 5-6 months
MF Daniel Johnson – OUT – MCL injury
MF Matt Polster – OUT – knee injury

Colorado Rapids (2)

GK Zac MacMath – OUT – torn meniscus
DF Bobby Burling – OUT – foot injury

Columbus Crew SC (7)

DF Gaston Sauro – OUT – left knee surgery, out for season
DF Harrison Afful – OUT – red card
MF Ben Swanson – OUT – ankle surgery
MF Artur – DOUBTFUL – thigh strain
MF Niko Hansen – DOUBTFUL – hernia surgery
MF Federico Higuain  – DOUBTFUL – knee sprain
FW Kekuta Manneh – DOUBTFUL – ankle sprain

D.C. United (6)

MF Patrick Nyarko – OUT – iritis/corneal abrasion
MF Rob Vincent – OUT – left knee meniscus
DF Steve Birnbaum – DOUBTFUL – undisclosed injury
DF Taylor Kemp – DOUBTFUL – hip injury
MF Ian Harkes – DOUBTFUL – ankle injury
FW Deshorn Brown – DOUBTFUL – concussion

FC Dallas (1)

MF Mauro Diaz – DOUBTFUL – hamstring injury

Houston Dynamo (4)

DF AJ DeLaGarza – OUT – yellow card accumulation
MF George Malki – OUT – torn ACL, out for season
MF Juan David Cabezas – OUT – yellow card accumulation
MF Charlie Ward – OUT – dislocated patella

LA Galaxy (5)

DF Robbie Rogers – OUT – ankle injury
MF Baggio Husidic – OUT – broken leg [REPORT]
MF Jermaine Jones – OUT – toe injury
MF Sebastian Lletget – OUT – foot surgery 3/24, out 4-6 months
FW Giovani dos Santos – OUT – hamstring injury

Minnesota United FC (4)

DF Joseph Greenspan – OUT – head injury
MF Bernardo Anor – OUT – leg injury
DF Marc Burch – DOUBTFUL – sports hernia surgery
FW Christian Ramirez – DOUBTFUL – hamstring injury

Montreal Impact (2)

DF Ambroise Oyongo – OUT – knee surgery, out for season
MF Ballou Jean-Yves Tabla – OUT – throat infection

New England Revolution (4)

DF Benjamin Angoua – OUT – yellow card accumulation
MF Diego Fagundez – DOUBTFUL – head injury
MF Xavier Kouassi – DOUBTFUL – undisclosed injury
MF Kelyn Rowe – DOUBTFUL – knee injury

New York City FC (5)

DF Maxime Chanot – OUT – hernia surgery
DF Ronald Matarrita – OUT – foot surgery
DF James Sands – OUT – ASIS apophysitis injury
MF Miguel Camargo – OUT – hip fracture
MF Yangel Herrera – OUT – yellow card accumulation

New York Red Bulls (4)

DF Gideon Baah – OUT – broken leg, out for season
MF Mike Grella – OUT – knee surgery
MF Daniel Royer – OUT – knee injury
DF Aurelien Collin – DOUBTFUL – plantar fasciitis

Orlando City SC (3)

DF Jonathan Spector – OUT – knee injury
MF Will Johnson – OUT – ankle sprain
DF Victor Giro – DOUBTFUL – adductor injury

Philadelphia Union (3)

MF Maurice Edu – OUT – ankle/tibia surgery
FW Fabian Herbers – OUT – sports hernia surgery
GK John McCarthy – DOUBTFUL – knee contusion

Portland Timbers (7)

DF Gbenga Arokoyo – OUT – ruptured achilles, out for season
DF Chance Myers – OUT – hamstring injury
DF Larrys Mabiala Destin – OUT – red card
GK Jake Gleeson – DOUBTFUL – hamstring injury
DF Marco Farfan – DOUBTFUL – ankle injury
DF Liam Ridgewell – DOUBTFUL – quad injury
FW Fanendo Adi – DOUBTFUL – hamstring injury

Real Salt Lake (7)

MF Jordan Allen – OUT – knee injury
MF Omar Holness – OUT – knee injury
FW Chad Barrett – OUT – knee surgery
FW Ricardo Velazco – OUT – ankle injury
GK Matt Van Oekel – DOUBTFUL – ankle injury
DF Demar Phillips – DOUBTFUL – hamstring injury
DF Marcelo Silva – DOUBTFUL – hamstring injury

San Jose Earthquakes (5)

DF Harold Cummings – OUT – leg surgery 3/30, out 4-6 months
DF Marvell Wynne – OUT – heart abnormality
MF Marc Pelosi – OUT – knee injury
DF Florian Jungwirth – DOUBTFUL – shoulder injury
DF Nick Lima – DOUBTFUL – thigh injury

Seattle Sounders FC (3)

DF Brad Evans – OUT – lower back pain
DF Joevin Jones – OUT – international duty
MF Lamar Neagle – DOUBTFUL – ankle sprain

Sporting Kansas City (1)

FW Cameron Porter – ankle injury, out for season

Toronto FC (4)

DF Oyvind Alseth – OUT – laceration
DF Steven Beitashour – OUT – abdominal injury
DF Nick Hagglund – OUT – MCL sprain
MF Benoit Cheyrou – OUT – calf tear

Vancouver Whitecaps (2)

DF David Edgar – OUT – knee injury
MF Matias Laba – OUT – torn ACL


Did we miss anyone?  Let me know in the comments or on twitter!  We’ll do our best to keep this list updated throughout the day and up to the round 25 deadline.

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