Sporting KC picked up a big win to keep their playoff hopes alive. Sporting KC II meanwhile clinched the three seed in the MLS Next Pro playoffs for the Western Conference. So overall it was a good weekend for Kansas City. Tim Melia moved into sole position of fourth all time for league starts for KC. That means Kansas City has three of the top four players in terms of league starts for KC on their roster currently with Graham Zusi (first) and Roger Espinoza (second). Here are the stats and milestones from this weekend.
Tim Melia made his 229th league start for KC, breaking his tie with Kerry Zavagnin for 4th all time on that list.
Melia made his 258th appearance in all competitions, breaking his tie with Seth Sinovic for 7th all time on that list.
Roger Espinoza made his 53rd appearance as a substitute in league play for KC, tying him with Jack Jewsbury for the most all time.
In the 81st minute, Daniel Salloi passed Matt McKeon and moved into 15th place all time for minutes played in all competitions for KC. He finished the game with 14,612 minutes played.
Salloi made his 50th appearance as a substitute in all competitions for KC, he’s the 8th player to reach that mark.
Salloi made his 39th substitute appearance in MLS competitions, breaking his tie with Gerso Fernandes for 13th all time on that list.
Johnny Russell made his 175th appearance in MLS competitions for KC, tying him with Benny Feilhaber for 14th all time on that list.
Russell made his 151st start in MLS competitions, tying him with Jewsbury for 14th all time on that list.
Sporting KC II
John Pulskamp made his 43rd start in league play for KC, tying him with Tyler Pasher for 12th all time on that list.
It was his 43rd start in all competitions, breaking his tie with Parker Maher for 14th all time on that list.
Puslkamp made his 43rd league appearance, tying him with Enoch Mushagalusa for 19th all time on that list.
Pulskamp made his 43rd appearance in all competitions, tying him with Mushagalusa for 20th all time on that list.