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Goalscoring highest since 2005
October 28th, 2008 7AM



[MLS: BY THE NUMBERS] Regular-season games averaged 2.81 goals, the highest scoring rate since the 2005 season. Los Angeles, which also led in goals conceded, was the league's most prolific team.

MLS GOALS PER GAME, Regular Season
2008 -- 2.81
2007 -- 2.66
2006 -- 2.62
2005 -- 2.87
2004 -- 2.61
2003 -- 2.89
2002 -- 3.01
2001 -- 3.28
2000 -- 3.19
1999 -- 2.86
1998 -- 3.57
1997 -- 3.26
1996 -- 3.37

MLS GOALS PER TEAM, 2008 Regular Season
TEAM (Goalscoring average)

Los Angeles 1.83
Columbus 1.67
FC Dallas 1.50
Houston 1.50
Chicago 1.47
Colorado 1.47
D.C. United 1.43
New York 1.40
Chivas USA 1.33
New England 1.33
Real Salt Lake 1.33
Kansas City 1.23
Toronto FC 1.13
San Jose 1.07

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