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Juice Boxes and Post Game Stats: Besler, Espinoza, and Zusi All Move Up Ranks

Stats and milestones from this weekend’s games.

MLS: San Jose Earthquakes at Sporting KC Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

A pair of mixed results for Sporting Kansas City and the Swope Park Rangers this weekend. Sporting got a 1-0 win over DC United on a goal by Felipe Gutierrez while the Rangers fell for the first time in 2018, losing 2-1 to the Las Vegas Lights. Here are some stats and milestones from those two games.

Sporting Kansas City

Matt Besler made his 274th appearance in all competitions, breaking his tie with Davy Arnaud and Nick Garcia for 2nd all time on that list.

Besler made his 225th league start for KC, breaking his tie with Garcia for 2nd all time on that list.

Roger Espinoza made his 195th league appearance for KC, tying him with Jack Jewsbury for 9th all time.

Graham Zusi started his 183rd league game for KC, tying him with Chris Klein for 7th all time on that list.

Felipe Gutierrez is the first player for KC since Miklos Molnar to scored 5 goals in his first 5 matches for the club.

Swope Park Rangers

In the 59th minute, Kharlton Belmar moved ahead of Kevin Oliveira and into 9th place for league minutes played for Swope, he finished the game wtih 2,357 minutes played.

Belmar made his 31st league appearance for Swope, moving him into a tie with Oliveira for 7th all time on that list.

Belmar made his 35th appearance in all competitions, tying him with Adrian Zendejas for 7th all time on that list.

Belmar started his 28th game in all competitions, tying him with Mark Anthony Gonzalez for 9th all time on that list.

At 29 years, 24 days Cristian Lobato is the 5th oldest player to start or play in a game for Swope Park.

At 26 years, 250 days, Tyler Blackwood is the 9th oldest player to start or play in a game for Swope Park.

Colton Storm made his 29th league appearance, tying him with Lebo Moloto for 10th all time on that list.

Storm made his 33rd appearance in all competitions, tying him with Moloto and Oliveira for 9th all time on that list.

Storm started his 28th league game, tying him with Zendejas for 6th all time on that list.

Storm started his 32nd game in all competitions, breaking his tie with Ualefi for 6th all time on that list.