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Cooper, Henry and Wondo lead the league
by Mike Woitalla, April 15th, 2012 9:12PM

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[MLS GOLEADORES] The season's top three scorers took the field together while two new imports joined the leading scorers' race during Week 6 action. For the latest on the Golden Boot race ...

* The league's top three scorers took the field together when the New York Red Bulls (with Thierry Henry and Kenny Cooper) hosted San Jose (Chris Wondolowski). Cooper and Wondo each scored their seventh goal in the 2-2 take a share in the Golden Boot race lead with Henry, who assisted on Cooper's goal. Cooper and Wondowski also each had an assist.|

* Cooper scored eight goals for the Portland Timbers in 34 games last season. His best MLS production was in 2008, when he struck 18 times for FC Dallas. He's helped make the Red Bulls the season's highest scoring team with 16 goals in six games.

* FC Dallas offseason signing Blas Perez of Panama scored and assisted in FC Dallas' 2-1 win over Montreal to give him three goals and three assists.

* Another MLS newcomer, Scotsman Kris Boyd, scored his third goal of the season, Portland's lone strike in a 3-1 loss to Los Angeles. Boyd, 29, is the Scottish Premier League's all-time leading scorer with 164, scored while playing with Kilmarnock and Rangers.

* MLS Leading Scorers

Player
Team (country)
Goals
Assists
 Thierry Henry
 New York (France)
 7
 5
 Kenny Cooper
 New York (USA)
 7
 1
 Chris Wondolowski
 San Jose (USA)
 7
 1
 David Estrada
 Seattle (USA)
 4
 0
 Blas Perez
 FC Dallas (Panama)  3
 3
 Fabian Espindola
 Real Salt Lake (Argentina)  3
 1
 Kei Kamara
 Kansas City (USA)  3
 1
 Darlington Nagbe
 Portland (Liberia)
 3
 1
 Maicon Santos
 D.C. United (Brazil)  3
 1
 Kris Boyd  Portland (Scotland)  3
 0
 Robbie Keane  Los Angeles (Ireland)  3
 0
 C.J. Sapong
 Kansas City (USA)  3
 0


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