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Juice Boxes and Post Game Stats: Melia Ties Nielsen

Stats and milestones from Sporting KC’s game vs Minnesota.

MLS: Sporting Kansas City at Orlando City SC Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Sporting Kansas City got a late winner from Erik Hurtado to keep their playoff hopes alive against Minnesota United. Here are stats and milestones from the game last night.

Tim Melia recorded his 52nd shutout in all competitions for KC, tying him with Jimmy Nielsen for 1st all time on that list.

In the 32nd minute, Melia passed Mo Johnston and moved into 13th place for league minutes played for KC, he finished the game with 12,659 minutes played.

Johnny Russell recorded his 17th assist in league play, tying him with Jose Burciaga and Matt McKeon for 16th all time on that list.

It was Russell’s 23rd assist in all competitions, breaking his tie with Jack Jewsbury for 11th all time on that list.