While the result wasn’t what Sporting Kansas City was hoping for this weekend, individually there were a number of milestones hit both in players’ careers and in their time in MLS. The most significant of those milestones was probably Roger Espinoza, who passed the 20,000 minute mark across all competitions for his career with KC.
Here are the rest of the stats and milestones from Sporting’s 3-1 loss to Seattle and the Swope Park Rangers’ 1-0 win over Oklahoma City.
Sporting Kansas City
In the 29th minute, Roger Espinoza hit 20,000 minutes in all competitions for his Sporting career, he’s the 8th player to hit that mark.
In the 52nd minute, Tim Melia hit 10,000 minutes in regular season play for his MLS career.
Seth Sinovic made his 200th MLS appearance for his career.
Sinovic made his 218th appearance in all competitions for KC, tying him with Jack Jewsbury for 10th all time on that list.
In the 63rd minute, Ike Opara hit 10,000 minutes in all competitions for KC, he’s the 25th player to hit that mark.
Graham Zusi made his 204th start in league play, breaking his tie with Jimmy Conrad for 5th all time on that list.
Diego Rubio’s goal was his 15th in league play for KC, tying him with Chris Brown for 17th all time on that list.
It was Rubio’s 18th in all competitions, tying him with Matt McKeon for 17th all time on that list.
The red card to Chad Marshall was the 11th a Sporting opponent has received this season in league play, a club record.
Swope Park Rangers
In the 16th minute, Colton Storm moved ahead of Tyler Pasher and into 3rd place for league minutes played for Swope, he finished the game with 3,707 minutes played.
Storm made his 43rd league appearance, tying him with Kharlton Belmar for 8th all time on that list.
Storm made his 47th appearance in all competitions, tying him with Belmar for 8th on that list as well.
In the 16th minute, Adrian Zendejas moved ahead of Belmar and into 5th place for minutes played in all competitions for Swope, he finished the game with 3,930 minutes played.
Zendejas made his 36th league start, tying him with Belmar and Parker Maher for 6th all time on that list.
Felipe Hernandez made his 49th league appearance, tying him with Nansel Selbol for 3rd all time on that list.
Parker Maher made his 48th league appearance, tying him with Pasher for 5th all time on that list.