Sporting Kansas City picked up a point on the road in their draw with FC Cincinnati on Sunday while the club’s USL team, the Swope Park Rangers suffered a disaster end to their game at home against Bethlehem Steel, blowing a 3-1 lead and losing in second half stoppage time 4-3. Here are stats and milestones from this weekend’s games.
Sporting Kansas City
Nicolas Hasler and Gedion Zelalem both made their debuts for KC.
Hasler, Zelalem, Rodney Wallace, and Adrian Zendejas all made their MLS debuts for KC.
The four KC league debuts for Kansas City is the most in a single game since four players debuted in KC’s game against the New York Red Bulls on
3/8/2015 (Luis Marin, Amadou Dia, Krisztian Nemeth and Bernardo Anor).
It’s the most league debuts for the club in a game that wasn’t a season opener.
Swope Park Rangers
At 16 years, 361 days, Max Trejo is the 4th youngest player to play in or start a game for the Rangers in league play or all competitions.
At 17 years, 93 days, Jake Davis is the 7th youngest player to appear in a game in league play or all competitions for the Rangers.
Davis is the 6th youngest player to start a league game or a game in all competitions.
Felipe Hernandez’s assist was his 8th in league play for Swope, tying him with Christian Duke and Colton Storm for 2nd all time on that list.
It was his 8th in all competitions as well, tying him with Duke and Storm for 3rd all time on that list.
Hernandez made his 52nd start in all competitions, tying him with Storm for 3rd all time on that list.
In the 89th minute, Hernandez moved ahead of Kharlton Belmar and into 4th place all time for league minutes played for Swope, he finished the game with 3,879 minutes played.
In the 8th minute, Hernandez moved ahead of Tyler Pasher and into 6th place for minutes played in all competitions, then in the 68th he moved ahead of Adrian Zendejas and into 5th place all time on that list, he finished the game with 4,313 minutes played.
AT 20 years, 188 days, Jerome Ngom Mbekeli is the 9th youngest player to score in league play or in all competitions for Swope.
At 24 years, 182 days, Ethan Vanacore-Decker is the 15th oldest player to score in league play or in all competitions for Swope.
In the 20th minute, Graham Smith moved and of Nansel Selbol and into 16th place for minutes played in all competitions for Swope. In the 31st minute, he moved ahead of Lebo Moloto and into 15th place on that list, then in the 49th he moved ahead of Ualefi and into 14th place all time on that list, Smith finished the game with 2,643 minutes played.
Smith made his 28th league appearance, tying him with Kris Tyrpak for 18th all time on that list.
Smith made his 27th league start, breaking his tie with Mark Anthony Gonzalez for 14th all time on that list.
Smith made his 29th start in all competitions, tying him with Moloto for 14th all time on that list.