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Juice Boxes and Post Game Stats: Melia Hits 10,000 League Minutes

Stats and milestones from Saturday’s game.

MLS: Real Salt Lake at Sporting KC Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

Sporting Kansas City didn’t get the result they wanted with the draw against the LA Galaxy last night, but did secure themselves a playoff spot for the eighth straight year. Here are some stats and milestones from the game.

In the 41st minute, Tim Melia hit 10,000 league minutes for his career with Kansas City, he’s the 21st player to hit that mark.

In the 84th minute, Melia moved ahead of Dom Dwyer and into 20th place for league minutes played for KC, he finished the game with 10,049 minutes played.

Melia started his 112th league game, breaking his tie with Dwyer for 20th on that list.

Roger Espinoza made his 219th league appearance, breaking his tie with Preki for 6th all time on that list.

Espinoza started his 199th league game, tying him with Preki for 7th all time on that list.

Diego Rubio made his 50th league appearance for KC, he’s the 62nd player to hit that mark.