MLS goal dearth continues
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.
Team: goals scored per game
Kansas City: 2.25
Chivas USA: 1.75
New England: 1.75
Los Angeles: 1.33
New York: 1.25
FC Dallas: 1.17
D.C. United: 1.00
Real Salt Lake: 0.50
Toronto FC: 0.00
Leaguewide goals per game average: 2.27 goals per game.
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
FC Dallas: 14,584
Chivas USA: 12,802
New York: 10,673
Kansas City: 7,438
Leaguewide: 26 games, 402,659 fans for 15,487.
No comments yet.
|Recent Soccer America Daily Soccer America Men's Top 25 Scoreboard Oct. 24, 2:37 a.m. |
[ROUNDUP: Thursday] Seyi Adekoya teamed up with fellow freshman Chase Gasper to break a 1-1 tie ... What They're Saying: Sunil Gulati Oct. 24, 1:50 a.m.
"None of this is personal. Some things could have been phrased differently because the actual opinions ... AEG antes up at StubHub Center Oct. 24, 1:41 a.m.
[MLS SPOTLIGHT] The LA Galaxy's owner, AEG, will invest over $15 million to improve facilities and ... Another MLS flop in Central America Oct. 24, 1:28 a.m.
[CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE] Two days after the Portland Timbers, needing as little as a one-goal loss ... Western Conference heavyweights square off Oct. 23, 11:33 p.m.
[MLS: Three Games to Watch] Though only one playoff slot is yet to be determined between ... Three players suspended for season finales Oct. 23, 11:25 p.m.
[MLS DISCIPLINE] The MLS Disciplinary Committee announced Thursday three suspensions stemming from incidents occurring in matches ... U.S. under-18 men's national team roster Oct. 23, 11:23 p.m.
[CARSON CAMP] Head coach Javier Perez named a 36-player roster for the U.S. under-18 men's national ... Cuellar stakes rebuilding work on qualifying Oct. 23, 8:26 p.m.
[SCOUTING REPORT: Mexico] Four years ago in the semifinals of the Concacaf Women's Championship, Mexico beat ... What They're Saying: Dunga Oct. 23, 6:26 p.m.
"We suggest things so that there's a better atmosphere. We explained it to players and we ... A horrible, hilarious PK miss Oct. 23, 6:11 p.m.
[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] You really must watch this botched penalty kick several times to ... >> Soccer America Daily Archives