Leaders of the Decade: Multiple Sporting players among MLS stat leaders during the 2010s

With another decade of Major League Soccer action in the history books, MLSsoccer.com has counted up the leaders in various statistical categories.

Not too surprisingly, Sporting Kansas City has a strong contingency of leaders across 22 wide-ranging classifications. Some of the categories cover the standard stats fans peruse on a regular basis, while others detail more specialized numbers you may not have thought much about.

Unless otherwise specified, all counts cover both regular-season and playoff MLS games played between 2010 and this past season. Current Sporting players and coaches are listed in bold.

ASSISTS

  • Diego Valeri: 88
  • Graham Zusi: 70
  • Landon Donovan: 68
  • Federico Higuain: 68
  • Javier Morales: 67

SHUTOUT PARTICIPATIONS

  • Matt Besler: 92
  • Steve Beitashour: 88
  • Chad Marshall: 81
  • Jordan Harvey: 80
  • Seth Sinovic: 80 (no longer with the club, but all of Sinovic's shutouts came at Sporting)

PENALTY KICK SAVES

  • Nick Rimando: 17
  • Tim Melia: 13
  • Luis Robles: 10
  • Zack Steffen: 9

GOALS AGAINST MINUS EXPECTED GOALS AGAINST

  • Bill Hamid: -40.39
  • Nick Rimando: -30.85
  • Luis Robles: -25.50
  • Tim Melia: -21.70
  • Stefan Frei: -21.54

HEAD COACHING WINS

  • Peter Vermes: 147
  • Bruce Arena: 135
  • Sigi Schmid: 122
  • Ben Olsen: 117
  • Oscar Pareja: 107

MAJOR TITLES PLUS COACH OF THE YEAR AWARDS

  • Bruce Arena: 6
  • Greg Vanney: 6
  • Sigi Schmid: 4
  • Peter Vermes: 4
  • Oscar Pareja: 3

MAJOR TROPHIES WON

  • Toronto FC: 8
  • Seattle: 6
  • LA Galaxy: 5
  • Sporting KC: 4
  • Atlanta United: 3
  • Montreal: 3
  • Red Bulls: 3

GOALS ALLOWED PER GAME

  • Sporting KC: 1.14
  • Seattle: 1.17
  • Atlanta: 1.20
  • Real Salt Lake: 1.23
  • Dallas: 1.24
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