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Stats and milestones from Sporting KC’s game last night.

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Sporting Kansas City are US Open Cup champions again. Here are stats and milestones from the game last night.

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Sporting won their fourth US Open Cup title, tied for the third most all time, and tied for the most in the modern era.

Latif Blessing's goal was Sporting KC's 100th in the US Open Cup (qualifiers and the USOC proper).

Tim Melia made his 100th appearance in all competitions in his MLS career.

Graham Zusi made his 250th appearance in all competitions for KC, he's the 6th player to hit that mark.

In the 21st minute, Zusi moved ahead of Chance Myers and into 5th place for minutes played for Sporting in the USOC (qualifiers and tournament proper), Zusi finished the game with 1,267 minutes played.

Zusi made his 15th appearance in the USOC (qualifiers and tournament proper), breaking his tie with Jacob Peterson and Nick Garcia for 5th on that list.

Zusi started his 13th game in the USOC (qualifiers and tournament proper), tying him with Myers and Garcia for 5th all timeon that list.

Matt Besler started his 17th game in the USOC (qualifiers and tournament proper), tying him with Kerry Zavagnin for the most in KC history.

Roger Espinoza made his 18th appearance in the USOC (qualifiers and USOC proper) breaking his tie with Zavagnin for 2nd all time on that list.

Besler and Espinoza started their 15th game in the USOC proper, tying them with Zavagnin for the most in team history.

In the 4th minute, Seth Sinovic moved ahead of Michael Harrington and into 7th place for minutes played in the USOC (qualifiers and tournament proper), he finished the game with 1,183 minutes played.

Sinovic made his 14th appearance in the USOC (qualifiers and tournament proper), tying him with Peterson and Garcia for 6th on that list.

Sinovic started his 13th game in the USOC proper, breaking his tie wtih Garcia for 4th all time on that list.

In the 10th minute, Benny Feilhaber moved ahead of Myers and into 7th place for minutes played in the USOC proper. Feilhaber finished the game with 1,065 minutes played.

Feilhaber made his 175th appearance in all competitions, tying him with Myers for 13th all time on that list.

Feilhaber started his 159th game in all competitions for KC, tying him with Matt McKeon for 12th all time on that list.

In the 75th minute, Tim Melia moved ahead of Kevin Ellis and into 9th place for minutes played in the USOC proper, then in the 85th he moved ahead of Myers and into 8th place on that list. Melia finished the game with 990 minutes played.