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Beyond the Box Score presented by Compass Minerals: Gianluca Busio shines in home opener

"Beyond The Box Score" is a weekly series presented by Compass Minerals that takes a statistical dive into every Sporting match, bringing to light the intriguing numbers and factoids that don't appear in the typical box score. To visit the series archive, click here.

When Gianluca Busio swapped his jersey number from 27 to the distinguished No. 10 at the beginning of the year, the 18-year-old midfielder knew exactly what he was signing up for.

This meant increased expectations as a leading contributor for Sporting Kansas City, specifically in the form of goals and assists.