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Juice Boxes and Post Game Stats: Espinoza Sets MLS Record

Stats and milestones from the latest games.

MLS: Houston Dynamo at Sporting Kansas City Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

Roger Espinoza has made a career out of his hard nosed, physical play, and playing that way has seen him earn his fair share of red cards in his career with Kansas City. Sunday night against the Portland Timbers, the Sporting Kansas City midfielder picked up his 11th red card in league play. The red card broke a tie he had with Jamison Olave for the most red cards in league history. Here’s the rest of the stats and milestones from the games for Sporting and the Swope Park Rangers.

Sporting Kansas City

Roger Espinoza received his 11th red card of his MLS career, the most in MLS history.

The red card was Espinoza’s 3rd of the season, tying him with Davy Arnaud in 2010 for the most in a single season.

Espinoza made his 238th league appearance for KC, breaking his tie with Kerry Zavagnin for 4th all time on that list.

Espinoza recorded his 35th league assist, tying him with Davy Arnaud for 5th all time on that list.

Krisztian Nemeth scored the 1300th goal in a competitive game for KC.

Nemeth scored his 19th league goal for KC, tying him with Teal Bunbury, Johnny Russell, and Felipe Gutierrez for 14th all time on that list.

Nemeth scored his 12th league goal at home for KC, breaking his tie with Igor Simutenkov, Chris Brown, and CJ Sapong for 15th all time on that list.

At 33 years, 42 days, Graham Zusi broke his tie with Mark Santel as the 20th oldest player to start a league game for Sporting.

Daniel Salloi scored his 15th league goal for KC, tying him with Brown, Diego Rubio, and Gerso Fernandes for 20th all time on that list.

Salloi scored his 23rd goal in all competitions, tying him with Fernandes for 15th all time on that list.

Salloi scored his 17th goal at home in all competitions for KC, tying him with Sapong for 12th all time on that list.

Johnny Russell recorded his 19th league assist, tying him with Sasha Victorine and Digital Takawira for 13th all time on that list.

Tim Melia made his 147th league appearance, tying him with Chance Myers for 15th all time on that list.

Melia made his 170th appearance in all competitions, tying him with Michael Harrington for 15th all time on that list.

Melia made his 147th league start for KC, tying him with Benny Feilhaber for 11th all time on that list.

Swope Park Rangers

Felipe Hernandez made his 76th start in all competitions, tying him with Amer Didic for the most all time.

Wilson Harris scored his 13th goal in league play and in all competitions, tying him with Felipe Hernandez for 4th place on both lists.

Harris made his 24th league start for Swope, tying him with Nansel Selbol and Tommy Meyer for 19th all time on that list.

Wan Kuzain made his 50th start in all competitions, he’s the 7th player to reach that mark.

Kuzain’s 50th start in all competitions, tied him with Tyler PAsher for 6th all time on that list.

Kuzain made his 56th appearance in all competitions, breaking his tie with Selbol, Pasher, and Parker Maher for 4th all time on that list.

Kuzain made his 47th league start for Swope, breaking his tie with Adrian Zendejas for 4th all time on that list.

Graham Smith made his 38th league start, tying him with Maher for 9th all time on that list.

Alexsander recorded his 6th assist in league play for Swope, breaking his tie with Hadji Barry for 8th all time on that list.

It was his 6th in all competitions as well, breaking his tie with Barry and Ualefi for 9th all time on that list.

In the 29th minute, Alexsander moved ahead of Kevin Oliveira and into 16th place for league minutes played for Swope, he finished the game with 2,387 minutes played.

In the 56th minute, Alexsander moved ahead of Meyer and into 19th place for minutes played in all competitions for Swope, he finished the game with 2,387 minutes played.

Alexsander made his 27th league start, breaking his tie with Mark Anthony Gonzalez for 15th all time on that list.

Alexsander made his 27th start in all competitions, tying him with Oliveira for 17th all time on that list.

At 21 years, 245 days, Ayyoub Allach is the 14th youngest player to score a goal in league play or in all competitions for Swope.