MLS went into Saturday averaging just 2.15 goals a game, but the four games produced 20 goals for an average of 5.00 goals a game. Houston's first seven games produced 10 goals, but the Dynamo's
match with Sporting Kansas City ended 4-4 when Benny Feilhaber scored on a volley from distance in the fifth minute of stoppage time.
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"Rochester was ahead of the curve in the late 1990s and the rest of the country is now there, We have to show that we can play at a high level and excite the crowd as those teams did back in the
day. That's a challenge. The crowd here is somewhat sophisticated and has high standards. They've seen a dominant team and that's what they want to see when they go to the games. It's our job to
try and give them what they want.''
-- Rochester Rhinos head coach Bob Lilley on the USL city that was once mentioned as an MLS expansion
candidate. The Rhinos used to average over 10,000 a game. Over the past six seasons, they've averaged 6,114 fans a game. (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle)