3. MLS SCORING: Compared to foreign leagues
Here's how MLS's goals-per-game average in the 2006 regular season compares to
leagues around the world:
GOALS PER GAME LEAGUE (previous year's
3.13 Brazilian First Division (2.78)
2.81 German Bundesliga (2.91)
2.80 Mexican First Division (3.03)
2.62 Major League Soccer (2.87)
2.61 Italian Serie A (2.53)
2.48 Argentine First Division (2.45)
2.48 English Premier League (2.57)
2.46 Spain's La Liga (2.58)
2.13 French Ligue 1 (2.17)
NOTE: European league figures are from 2005-06 seasons. Brazilian stats
are from the 2005 national championship. Mexican and Argentine are figures from
2005-06 Apertura and Clausura championships. The Argentine Apertura had a 2.61
average; its Clausura 2.36. Mexico's Apertura had a 3.13 average; its Clausura
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