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MLS goal dearth continues
May 3rd, 2007 9:15AM

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Last season, MLS averaged 2.62 goals per game, its lowest besides the 2.61 its teams mustered in 2004. Fans are seeing even fewer goals in early going of the 2007 season. The first 26 games have an average of 2.27 goals. Kansas City leads the league in scoring, having notched nine goals in its first four games for a 2.25 average. New England's Taylor Twellman leads the league in scoring with four strikes in four games, followed by Eddie Johnson, who's notched three goals, which exceeds his output of the 2006 season.

GOALSCORING AVERAGE
Team:
goals scored per game
Kansas City: 2.25
Chivas USA: 1.75
New England: 1.75
Colorado: 1.50
Los Angeles: 1.33
Chicago: 1.25
New York: 1.25
FC Dallas: 1.17
D.C. United: 1.00
Columbus: 0.75
Real Salt Lake: 0.50
Houston: 0.25
Toronto FC: 0.00
Leaguewide goals per game average: 2.27 goals per game.

ATTENDANCE
Team
: average home attendance
Los Angeles: 25,298
D.C. United: 22,358
Toronto FC: 20,148
New England: 18,184
Real Salt Lake: 16,336
Houston: 15,438
Colorado: 15,098
FC Dallas: 14,584
Chicago: 13,535
Columbus: 13,548
Chivas USA: 12,802
New York: 10,673
Kansas City: 7,438
Leaguewide: 26 games, 402,659 fans for 15,487.


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