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Juice Boxes and Post Game Stats: Sporting Bow Out of the Champions League

Stats and milestones from yesterday’s game.

MLS: Champions League-Monterrey at Sporting KC Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports

Sporting Kansas City’s run in the CONCACAF Champions League came to an end with a thud last night in a 5-2 loss to Liga MX side, CF Monterrey. Here are stats and milestones from last night’s game.

Gerso Fernandes’ 2nd goal was the 50th goal in international play for KC.

Fernandes’ 2 goals gave him 20 in all competitions for KC, tying him with Igor Simutenkov and Diego Rubio for 18th all time on that list. His first goal broke his tie with Matt McKeon for 20th on that list, knocking him out of the top 20.

Fernandes’ 2 goals gave him 4 in international play for KC, tying him with Krisztian Nemeth and Chris Brown for the most in club history.

His 4 goals in a single year, ties him with Nemeth for the most international goals in a single season.

Fernandes’ 2 goals gave him 14 in all competitions at home for KC, tying him with Jimmy Conrad for 16th all time on that list.

Tim Melia made his 150th start in all competitions of his MLS career.

Melia made his 142nd start in all competitions for KC, tying him with Jimmy Nielsen for 18th all time on that list.

Seth Sinovic made his 228th start in all competitions for KC, tying him with Conrad for 8th all time on that list.

Johnny Russell’s assist was his 3rd in international play for KC, tying him with Fernandes, Benny Feilhaber, and Graham Zusi for the most all time for KC.

It was Russell’s 18th in all competitions for KC, tying him with Chance Myers, Jose Burciaga, and Francisco Gomez for 17th all time on that list.

In the 51st minute, Roger Espinoza moved ahead of Eric Kronberg and into 12th place for international minutes played for KC, he finished the game with 727 minutes played.

Espinoza made his 9th international appearance for KC, tying him with Feilhaber, CJ Sapong, Dom Dwyer, Chris Klein, Peter Vermes, and Gary Glasgow for 11th all time on that list.

Espinoza made his 8th international start, tying him with Feilhaber, Vermes, Paulo Nagamura, and Eric Kronberg for 11th all time on that list.

In the 53rd minute, Tim Melia moved ahead of Myers and into 19th for minutes played across all competitions, Melia finished the game with 12,833 minutes played.

Graham Zusi made his 13th international appearance, breaking his tie with McKeon, Gomez, and Nick Garcia for 4th all time on that list.

Zusi made his 13th start in international competitions, tying him with Kerry Zavagnin for 3rd all time on that list.