Injury Report: Shelton Back in Contention

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Khiry Shelton is back in contention to return to action following four months out with a hamstring injury.

The NYCFC forward was last in the squad for the 2-0 road win at Philadelphia but is now healthy and ready to make his long-awaited comeback.

The Hudson River Derby rolls into NYC on Sunday and the home side will be without four players for the second derby of the campaign.

Long-term injury absentees Miguel Camargo and Ronald Matarrita are both missing, while the game comes too soon also for Maxime Chanot and James Sands.

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There was better news on the condition of Rodney Wallace, who returned to training this week and has been upgraded to “questionable” on this Injury Report.

NYCFC are looking to extend a run of seven games unbeaten at Yankee Stadium on Sunday against a Red Bulls outfit chasing a fifth-successive win.

Jesse Marsch will be without Gideon Baah and Mike Grella who are both out for the season and Aurelien Collin is rated as questionable by

NYCFC won the first of three MLS meetings between NYCFC and Red Bulls in June, triumphing 2-0 thanks to goals from Jack Harrison and Ben Sweat.

Patrick Vieira’s men are hoping to make it three derby wins in four Hudson River Derby matches in the game which kicks off at 6pm on Sunday night.

Injury Report


OUT: Camargo, Chanot, Matarrita, Sands


Red Bulls

OUT: Gideon Baah, Mike Grella

QUESTIONABLE: Aurelien Collin

According to

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