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Charlie Davies joins the leaders
by Mike Woitalla, June 27th, 2011 7:25PM

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[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

Player
Team
Goals
Assists
Thierry Henry New York
8
4
Landon Donovan
Los Angeles 8
1
Charlie Davies D.C. United
8
1
Andres Mendoza
Columbus 7
1
Brek Shea FC Dallas
7
1
Chris Wondolowski San Jose
6
2
Maicon Santos Toronto FC
6
1
Eric Hassli Vancouver
6
0
Luke Rodgers
New York
5
3
Danny Mwanga Philadelphia
5
2
Camilo
Vancouver
5
1
Marco Pappa Chicago
5
1
Chris Pontius
D.C. United
5
1
Jack Jewsbury Portland
4
6
Chad Barrett Los Angeles
4
3
Steven Lenhart San Jose
4
2
Dominic Oduro Chicago
4
2
Justin Braun
Chivas USA
4
1
Will Bruin
Houston
4
1
Conor Casey
Colorado 4
1
Fabian Espindola
Real Salt Lake 4
1
Brad Evans
Seattle 4
1
Alan Gordon Toronto
4
1
Shalrie Joseph New England
4
1
Cam Weaver
Houston 4
1
Diego Chaves Chicago
4
0
Alvaro Fernandez
Seattle
4
0
Simon Dawkins
San Jose
4
0
Emilio Renteria
Columbus
4
0
Carlos Ruiz
Philadelphia
4
0


MLS Goal of the Week Nominees: Week 15



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