Oriol Rosell and Seth Sinovic set a team record for appearances in a season. Both players made their 41st appearance of the season. Previous record had been held by 5 players with 40. Nick Garcia and Peter Vermes in 2000, Chris Brown in 2002, CJ Sapong in 2011, and Jimmy Nielsen in 2012.
Rosell and Sinovic also tied a team record for starts in a season with 40, tying Garcia, Vermes, and Nielsen.
At 35 years and 320 days, Jimmy Nielsen became the 3rd oldest player to ever appear in, or start a game for Kansas City in either league or all competitions. He passed Peter Vermes, who was 35 years, 303 days for his last league appearance/start and was 35 years, 315 days for his last appearance/start in all competitions.
Some land mark stats from last night's Champions League game.
Paulo Nagamura made his 200th start in all competitions of his MLS career.
CJ Sapong made his 100th appearance in all competitions for KC, he's the 30th player to hit that mark for KC.
Aurelien Collin picked up his 11th yellow of the season in all competitions, tying him for the most in a single season in team history with Diego Gutierrez in 2004 and Collin himself in his 2011 season.
- Van Persie was our top scorer with 26 goals and Rooney had the most assists with 10. - Hernandez had the best minutes per goal rate of any of our players (one per every 95 minutes), followed by Van Persie (one per 120 minutes) and Rooney (one per 168 minutes). - Hernandez had the best minutes per goal/assist of any of our players (one per every 73 minutes), followed by Van Persie and Rooney (one per 92 minutes).
David Moyes, in true Fergie style, has hinted towards some sort of Premier League conspiracy in relation to the difficult fixtures United have at the start of the season, claiming our former manager told him adjustments are made to the randomly chosen fixtures.
"Well the old manager told me those sort of things happened," said Moyes, "I think it's the hardest start for 20 years that Manchester United have had.
Yesterday, Nani revealed that he might not be leaving Manchester United this summer, as most people had expected. This news was met with disappointment from plenty of reds, with his poor form last season leading people to believe he'd had enough chances at the club.
He didn't play well in 2012/2013, although he suffered from injuries and wasn't given a regular run in the team even when fit.
In what turned out to be his final season as a manager, Sir Alex Ferguson guided Manchester United to their 20th top flight English title.
Summer signing Robin van Persie turned out be a big part of United's success – top scoring in the Premier League with 26 goals. Notable winners at Southampton, Liverpool and Manchester City in the first half of the season helped pull the Red Devils ahead of the competition.
As the Moyes regime begins to take shape, it is a time for United fans to reminisce and remember the good times. Now, we all know the title race isn't over and a new manager needs time to settle, but the retirement of Fergie himself was the final stage of the clubs transition; one that has seen the club regress.
Arsenal cruised to a 3-0 victory on Wednesday night thanks to goals from Kieran Gibbs, Aaron Ramsey and a well taken penalty from Olivier Giroud. It was the perfect response after the weekend's embarrassing showing at the Emirates as the Gunners look to get back to winning ways in the domestic league.