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MLS scoring up just a tiny bit; D.C. is tops again
October 30th, 2007 6:48AM
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2007 MLS regular-season games averaged 2.66 goals, compared to 2.62 in 2006. But the 2007 season was the third lowest-scoring year in the league's 12-year history. MLS averaged more than three goals per game in six of its first seven seasons but hasn't hit the 3.0 mark since 2002. For the third straight season, D.C. United was the league's highest scoring team, notching 56 goals in 30 games for 1.87 per game strike rate. Two teams, Colorado (0.97) and Toronto (0.83) mustered less than a goal per game. For year-by-year scoring averages and this year's team-by-team breakdown ...


MLS GOALS PER GAME, regular season
1996 -- 3.37
1997 -- 3.26
1998 -- 3.57
1999 -- 2.86
2000 -- 3.19
2001 -- 3.28
2002 -- 3.01
2003 -- 2.89
2004 -- 2.61
2005 -- 2.87
2006 -- 2.62
2007 -- 2.66

2007 TEAM PER GAME SCORING AVERAGE, regular season
D.C. United 1.87
New England 1.70
New York 1.57
Chivas USA 1.53
Kansas City 1.50
Houston 1.43
Columbus 1.30
Los Angeles 1.27
FC Dallas 1.23
Chicago 1.03
Real Salt Lake 1.03
Colorado Rapids 0.97
Toronto FC 0.83



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