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Stats and milestones from the weekend’s soccer action.

MLS: Sporting Kansas City at Vancouver Whitecaps FC Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports

It was a rough weekend for the two Kansas City soccer teams that played this past weekend. Both Sporting KC and KC NWSL suffered 2-1 road losses. KC NWSL fell 2-1 to the Chicago Red Stars on Saturday while Sporting fell 2-1 to the Vancouver Whitecaps on Sunday. Here are the stats and milestones from the games.

Sporting KC

Tim Melia made his 218th appearance in all competitions, tying him with Jack Jewsbury for 11th all time on that list.

At 35 years, 155 days, Melia became the 7th oldest player to appear in or start a game for Kansas City in league play or in all competitions.

At 34 years, 357 days, Roger Espinoza became the 11th oldest player to appear in a game for KC in league play or in all competitions.

In the 14th minute, Ilie Sanchez passed Mo Johnston and moved into 16th place on the list for minutes played in all competitions. In the 37th minute, Sanchez then passed Tony Meola on that list and moved into 15th all time. He finished the game with 14,259 minutes played.

Sanchez made his 139th start in MLS competitions, breaking his tie with Jimmy Nielsen for 17th all time on that list.

Luis Martins made his 50th league appearance, he’s the 70th player to reach that mark.

Daniel Salloi recorded his 18th assist in league play, tying him with Matt Besler for 16th all time on that list.

It was Salloi’s 18th assist in MLS competitions, tying him with Besler, Jose Burciaga, and Matt McKeon for 16th all time on that list.

Salloi recorded his 18th assist in all competitions, tying him with Burciaga, Chance Myers, and Francisco Gomez for 19th all time on that list.

Johnny Russell scored his 9th league goal away from home, tying him with CJ Sapong for 15th all time on that list.

It was Russell’s 11th goal away from home in all competitions, tying him with Graham Zusi and Kei Kamara for 11th all time on that list.

KC NWSL

Desiree Scott made her 66th league appearance for KC NWSL teams, breaking her tie with Leigh Ann Brown for 5th all time on that list.

Scott made her 70th appearance in all competitions for KC NWSL teams, tying her with Brown for 5th all time on that list.

Katie Bowen made her 50th league appearance for KC NWSL teams, she’s the 10th player to reach that mark.

Bowen made her 53rd appearance in all competitions for KC NWSL teams, tying her with Frances Silva and Lauren Holiday for 9th all time on that list.

Bowen recorded her 4th assist in league play for KC NWSL teams, tying her with Tiffany McCarty for 9th all time on that list.

It was Bowen’s 4th assist in all competitions for KC NWSL teams, tying her with McCarty, Sarah Hagen, and Lo’eau LaBonta for 9th all time on that list.

In the 31st minute, Bowen passed Merritt Mathias and moved into 14th place on the list for league minutes played for KC NWSL teams. She finished the game with 3,440 minutes played.

Bowen made her 37th league start for KC NWSL teams, tying her with Becca Moros for 13th all time on that list.

Bowen made her 40th start in all competitions for KC NWSL teams, breaking her tie with Moros for 13th all time on that list.

Lo’eau LaBonta made her 52nd appearance in all competitions for KC NWSL teams, tying her with Amy Rodriguez for 12th all time on that list.

LaBonta made her 43rd league start for KC NWSL teams, breaking her tie with Rodriguez and Brittany Kolmel for 10th all time on that list.