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Henry and Wondo keep pace; Pontius hits hat trick
by Mike Woitalla, April 23rd, 2012 2:11AM

TAGS:  mls


[MLS GOLEADORES] In Week 7 action, Red Bull Thierry Henry and San Jose's Chris Wondolowski each scored to keep a share of the Golden Boot race while Chris Pontius hit a hat trick for D.C. United. For the latest on the Golden Boot race ...

* Henry scored the Red Bulls' lone goal -- his eighth of the season -- in a 4-1 loss to D.C. United, which got a hat trick from Pontius, who now has four goals.

* Pontius, a Southern California product who played college ball at UC Santa Barbara, scored 13 goals in his first three MLS seasons, his most productive of which was last season when he struck seven in 25 appearances.

* Pontius' hat trick was the third of the season, after Henry and Seattle's David Estrada.

* Wondolowski, the 2010 Golden Boot winner with 18 goals, scored San Jose's third goal in a 3-1 win over Real Salt Lake.

* MLS Leading Scorers

Team (country)
 Thierry Henry
 New York (France)
 Chris Wondolowski
 San Jose (USA)
 Kenny Cooper
 New York (USA)
 Kei Kamara
 Kansas City (Sierra Leone)  4
 Maicon Santos
 D.C. United (Brazil)  4
 Chris Pontius
 DC United (USA)  4
 David Estrada
 Seattle (USA)

1 comment
  1. I w Nowozeniuk
    commented on: April 23, 2012 at 9:32 a.m.
    What was learned from the RB performance against DC; it's a dysfunctional squad,Cooper can't jump and his soccer IQ is minimal, Richards runs like the wind and is clueless, Ballouchy has no speed, no stamina and no soccer IQ, defense is disorganized and the MF lacks purpose; and coach Backe needs to be replaced; a horrid display of technical and emotional dynamics.

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