Sporting Kansas City’s struggles in the 2019 season continue as they fell 3-1 on the road to New York City FC. Meanwhile, the Swope Park Rangers game this weekend was postponed after the Charleston Battery were involved in a traffic accident on the way to the stadium. Here are the stats and milestones from this week’s game.
Seth Sinovic made his 254th appearance in all competitions, tying him with Preki for 7th all time on that list.
In the 19th minute, Benny Feilhaber moved ahead of Mo Johnston and into 12th place for league minutes played for Sporting, he finished the game with 12,672 minutes played.
Feilhaber made his 142nd league start, tying him with Johnston and Jack Jewsbury for 11th all time on that list.
At 33 years, 72 days, Tim Melia is the 20th oldest player to appear in a game in all competitions, knocking Uche Okafor out of the top 20.
Melia made his 159th start in all competitions, tying him with Matt McKeon for 13th all time on that list.
Johnny Russell’s assist was his 21st in all competitions, tying him with Kei Kamara and McKeon for 12th all time on that list.
It was Russell’s 15th league assist, tying him with Claudio Lopez and Chris Henderson for 19th all time on that list.
Roger Espinoza earned his 10th red card in MLS play, the first player to reach that mark for the club.
Alexander Ring’s goal for NYCFC last night was the 1,000th league goal the club has conceded.