[MLS GOLEADORES] D.C. United's Charlie Davies scored his eighth goal of the season to join Landon Donovan and Thierry Henry atop the leading scorers' list. Columbus' "El Condor" moved up the ranks with a pair of goals. For the latest on the Golden Boot race and video of Week 15 goal of the week nominees ...
*Charlie Davies' scored from close-range after a goalmouth scramble in D.C. United's 2-2 tie with Houston, giving him eight goals for the season.
* The Columbus Crew's Peruvian striker Andres Mendoza scored twice in the Crew's 4-1 win over Colorado to give him seven goals. Colorado's Conor Casey scored his fourth of the season before getting red-carded for sliding and colliding into Crew keeper Will Hesmer. The 33-year-old Mendoza, nicknamed "El Condor," joined the Crew in the middle of last season from Diyarbakirspor of the Turkish First Division.
* Week 15's 12 games included three 0-0 ties, making it 18 scoreless stalemates so far this season.
* But goalscoring was up last week, thanks to high-scoring games in Columbus, Philadelphia (3-2 over Chivas USA), Dallas (4-0 over Portland), Real Salt Lake (3-1 over Toronto) and Seattle (4-2 over New York).
* The week's goals-per game average was 3.08 and upped the season's average to 2.42. The 2010 season ended with an all-time low 2.46 goals per game.
* MLS Leading Scorers
|Thierry Henry||New York||8||4|
|Landon Donovan||Los Angeles||8||1|
|Charlie Davies||D.C. United||8||1|
|Brek Shea||FC Dallas||7||1|
|Chris Wondolowski||San Jose||6||2|
|Maicon Santos||Toronto FC||6||1|
|Luke Rodgers||New York||5||3|
|Chris Pontius||D.C. United||5||1|
|Chad Barrett||Los Angeles||4||3|
|Steven Lenhart||San Jose||4||2|
|Justin Braun||Chivas USA||4||1|
|Fabian Espindola||Real Salt Lake||4||1|
|Shalrie Joseph||New England||4||1|
|Simon Dawkins||San Jose||4||0|
MLS Goal of the Week Nominees: Week 15