Maxime Chanot, clearly Major League Soccer’s fourth-best player overall, is iffy with a hamstring ailment picked up during the recent international break with Luxembourg. The increasingly enigmatic Andrea Pirlo has been given a clean bill of health for the first time in weeks, having hocus-pocused his knee expertly.
Oh! And Jesse Marsch is suspended for slamming some balls in last year’s Open Cup flameout against Philadelphia.
Slammin’ balls. Hmmmm.
You do you, J-Mar.
INJURED & ABSENT
New York City:
OUT: Khiry Shelton (hamstring)
QUESTIONABLE: Maxime Chanot (hamstring)
OUT: Gideon Bah (broken leg)
QUESTIONABLE: Aurelien Collin (abdominal strain)
SUSPENDED: Ball-slammin’ Jesse Marsch