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Juice Boxes and Post Game Stats: Besler Reaches 25,000

Stats and milestones from Sporting’s Friday night game.

MLS: Colorado Rapids at Sporting Kansas City Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

Sporting Kansas City picked up a win in Orlando, taking down the Colorado Rapids 3-2 with a late goal thanks to Graham Zusi. Meanwhile in Indianapolis, Sporting Kansas City II got the USL Championship season restarted against Indy Eleven falling 2-1 to Indy. Here are all the stats and milestones from the two games.

Sporting Kansas City

In the 39th minute, Matt Besler reached 25,000 league minutes played for Kansas City. He’s the first player to reach that mark for the club.

At 33 years, 334 days, Graham Zusi is the 7th oldest player to score a goal for KC in either league play or in all competitions.

Zusi’s goal was his 32nd in all competitions, tying him with Mo Johnston for 8th all time on that list.

Zusi’s goal was his 29th in league play, breaking his tie with Digital Takawira and Scott Sealy for 9th all time on that list.

It was his 29th in MLS competitions, breaking his tie with Sealy for 10th all time on that list.

Zusi’s goal was his 9th game winner in league play for KC, breaking his tie with Takawira for 7th all time on that list.

It was Zusi’s 10th game winner in all competitions, breaking his tie with Miklos Molnar and CJ Sapong for 7th all time on that list.

In the 65th minute Roger Espinoza passed Davy Arnaud and moved into 5th place all time for league minutes played for KC, he finished the game with 19,425 minutes played.

Espinoza made his 255th appearance in all MLS competitions, tying him with Arnaud for 4th all time on that list.

Richard Sanchez made his first career start for Sporting.

Sporting Kansas City II

At 29 years, 43 days, Christian Duke is the 8th oldest player to appear in or start a game for Sporting KC II in league or in all competitions.

At 26 years, 115 days, Dillon Serna is the 20th oldest player to appear in or start a game for Sporting KC II in league or in all competitions.

In the 17th minute, Wilson Harris passed Lebo Moloto and moved into 20th place for league minutes played for SKCII. In the 27th minute Harris moved ahead of Tommy Meyer and into 19th place on that list, he finished the game with 2,206 minutes played.

Harris made his 41st league appearance for SKCII, tying him with Oumar Ballo for 13th all time on that list.

Harris made his 28th start in all competitions, tying him with Mark Anthony Gonzalez for 17th all time on that list.

Serna, Sam Raben, Danny Barbir, Duval Wapiwo, Mason Leeth, and Jaret Townsend all made their debuts for SKCII.

Enoch Mushagalusa made his first start for SKCII.