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DeRo on scoring roll again
by Mike Woitalla, May 22nd, 2012 12:18AM
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[MLS GOLEADORES] Last year's Golden Boot winner Dwayne De Rosario of D.C. United is climbing the leading scorers rankings after a low start. ... The highest scoring newcomer this season is New England's Frenchman. ... For video of DeRo's 1st minute goal against Toronto and the latest on the Golden Boot race ...

* Last year's Golden Boot winner Dwayne De Rosario went scoreless in his first eight games for D.C. United this season but has scored five goals in his last six games and three in the last two. ... His header in a 3-1 win against former club Toronto FC 57 seconds after kickoff was the fourth fastest goal in MLS history.

* DeRo leads the league in assists with seven. Last season he tied with San Jose's Chris Wondolowski with 16 goals and won the Golden Boot on the assist tiebreaker, having set up 12 goals to Wondolowski's three assists.

* New England's Saer Sene scored twice in a 2-2 tie with Houston to give the Frenchman six goals, the most among 2012 MLS newcomers.

* MLS is averaging 2.44 goals in its first 107 games of the season. Last season ended with an average of 2.58, the second lowest in MLS history following the 2.46 produced in 2010.

* The New York Red Bulls are the highest scoring team, averaging 2.09 goals per game, followed by San Jose's 2.00.

* Chivas USA is the lowest scoring team, managing just 0.60 goals per game.

* MLS Leading Scorers

Team (country)
 Chris Wondolowski
 San Jose (USA)
 Thierry Henry
 New York (France)
 Kenny Cooper
 New York (USA)
 Saer Sene
 New England (France)  6
 Maicon Santos
 D.C. United (Brazil)  6
 Dwayne De Rosario
 DC United Canada)  5
 Will Bruin
 Houston (USA)  5
 Chris Pontius
 DC United (USA)  5

11 players tied with 4 goals.

DeRo scores within a minute of kickoff against his former club Toronto FC ...

  1. Nikolaus Gabris z
    commented on: May 22, 2012 at 10:08 a.m.
    DERO the best in MLS, has been for as long as I can remember when he first started with SJ Quakes, you knew he was a "special" player. Surprised they have not found a way to make him an american citizen, just what the USA needs and has been looking for in a midfielder..Dero keeps on rolling.
  1. Ramon Creager
    commented on: May 22, 2012 at 10:40 a.m.
    About the US citizen part, that would be nice; but he's played for Canada and could never play for the US, citizen or not. I love it that De Ro is finally playing for DC United, the team that was set to launch his MLS career. I've gotten used to United having special players: Etcheverry, Moreno, Gomez. All worth the price of admission. Now De Ro. Sweet. Olsen is doing a good job with DC, and a shout-out is due also to Boskovic (what a service that was!) and Andy Najar, who would have been man-of-the-match for that game were it not for De Ro. DC is fun to watch again!

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