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Juice Boxes and Post Game Stats: Melia Sets a Club Record

Stats and milestones from this weekend’s games.

MLS: Montreal Impact at Sporting Kansas City Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

While the offense had an explosion this week for Sporting Kansas City, it was the goalkeeper and a defender that set the biggest club records over the weekend. Tim Melia surpassed club great, Jimmy Nielsen and Seth Sinovic set a career milestone in KC’s 7-1 win over the Montreal Impact. Here are stats and milestones from this weekend’s action.

Sporting Kansas City

Tim Melia became the club’s all time leader in wins in all competitions. The win was Melia’s 66th in all competitions with KC, breaking his tie with Jimmy Nielsen for the most in club history.

Melia made his 140th start in all competitions, breaking his tie with Chance Myers for 19th all time on that list.

In the 45th minute, Seth Sinovic hit the 20,000 minute mark across all competitions for Kansas City. He’s the 9th player to hit that mark, he finished the game with 20,045 minutes played.

Sinovic made his 236th appearance in all competitions for KC, breaking his tie with Chris Klein for 8th all time on that list.

Sinovic made his 183rd league start for KC, tying him with Klein for 9th all time on that list.

The seven goals KC scored are the most in a single competitive game in club history.

Krisztian Nemeth’s hattrick was the 9th league hattrick by a KC forward, and 10th across all competitions.

Nemeth’s hattrick gave him 15 goals in league play for KC moving him into a tie wtih Chris Brown and Diego Rubio for 17th all time on that list.

The three goals gave him 25 in all competitions with KC, breaking his tie with Daniel Salloi for 14th all time on that least, moved him ahead of Teal Bunbury and into 13th place all time on that list.

Nemeth’s hattrick gave him 15 goals at home in all competitions, moving him from 20th into a tie with Igor Simutenkov for 14th all time on that list.

Nemeth made his 50th appearance in all competitions for KC, he’s the 73rd player to reach that mark for KC.

Roger Espinoza made his 225th league appearance for KC, breaking his tie with Nick Garcia for 5th all time on that list.

Johnny Russell’s assist was his 17 in all competitions for KC, tying him with Claudio Lopez for 20th all time on that list.

Kansas City Comets

Leo Gibson’s assist on 3/29 was his 200th in league play for the Comets, he’s the first player to hit that mark.

John Sosa made his 150th appearance in league play for the Comets on 3/29, he’s the 3rd player to hit that mark.

Sosa’s goal on 3/30 gave him 222 points (MPS and single point) for the Comets in league play, tying him with Lucas Rodriguez for 4th all time on that list.

The win on 3/29 was Kim Rontved’s 58th in all competitions for the Comets, tying him with Vlatko Andonovski for the most in Comets history.

On 3/30, Ronteved got his 59th win in all competitions as coach for the Comets, giving him the most wins in Comets history.

Ramone Palmer’s goal on 3/29 was his 61st in league play for the Comets, tying him with John Sosa for the 7th most in team history.

It was Palmer’s 65th goal in all competitions, tying him with Sosa for 7th on that list as well.

Palmer’s goal on 3/29 gave him 130 points (MPS and single point) for the Comets in all competitions, tying him with Geison for 8th all time on that list.

Palmer’s 2 goals on 3/30 gave him 63 league goals for the Comets, breaking his tie with Sosa and giving him sole possession of 7th place on that list.

The 2 goals gave him 67 in all competitions for the Comets, breaking his tie with Sosa for 7th on that list as well.

Palmer’s 2 goals on 3/30 gave him 132 points (MPS and single point) for the Comets in all competitions, breaking his tie with Geison for 8th all time on that list.

Kiel Williams made his 65th league appearance for the Comets, breaking his tie with Alain Matingou for 14th all time on that list.

Ignacio Flores’ goal on 3/29 was his 30th in league play, tying him with Kiel Williams for 14th all time on that list.

Flores’ goal on 3/30 gave him 31 in league play, breaking his tie with Williams for 14th all time on that list.

Flores’ goal on 3/29 gave him 65 points (MPS and single point) for the Comets in all competitions, breaking his tie with Alain Matingou for 12th all time on that list.

Flores made his 64th league appearance for the Comets on 3/29, tying him with Matingou for 15th all time on that list.

Flores made his 65th league appearance for the Comets on 3/30, breaking his tie with Matingou for 15th all time on that list.

Flores’ and Anthony Grant’s goals on 3/29 was the 32nd in all competitions for each player, tying them both with Williams for 13th all time on that list.

Flores and Grant both scored on 3/30, it was both players’ 33rd in all competitions, breaking their tie with Williams for 13th all time on that list.

Robert Palmer’s assist on 3/29 was his 27th in league play for the Comets, tying him with Stefan Stokic for 10th all time on that list.

His assist on 3/29 gave him 84 poitns (MPS and single point) for the Comets in all competitions, breaking his tie with Max Touloute for 10th all time on that list.