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Sporting KC defender Collin to miss 1-2 weeks

Sporting Kansas City defender Aurelien Collin suffered two facial fractures in the MLS All-Star Game on Wednesday night and will be sidelined one to two weeks, the MLS club said Thursday.

Collin, 26, started the MLS All-Star Game against Chelsea, but was injured in a collision with Michael Essien in the first half. Collin left the game at PPL Park in Chester, Pa., after 36 minutes. The MLS won, 3-2.

He has started all 21 matches for Sporting this season. Kansas City has posted nine shutouts and an MLS-leading 0.90 goals against average. Collin has three goals and one assist this season.

Kansas City hosts the Columbus Crew on Saturday.