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Wondo strikes again in high-scoring week
by Mike Woitalla, July 1st, 2012 3:35AM

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[MLS GOLEADORES] San Jose's Chris Wondolowski extended his league scoring lead during Week 17 action, which featured 28 goals in nine games. ... For the latest on the Golden Boot race ...

* Week 17 averaged 3.11 goals per game.

* Chris Wondolowski scored San Jose's gamewinner in a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Galaxy with his league-leading 14th strike. The 2010 Golden Boot winner has scored in three straight games.

* D.C. United's Chris Pontius' strike in a 3-0 win over Montreal gives him four goals in his last three games and nine for the season.

* Toronto's Dutch striker Danny Koevermans scored in a 3-0 midweek win at Montreal and again in a 1-1 tie with New York on Saturday to give him eight on the season for the league's last-place team.

* The goals-per-game average so far this season is 2.66. Last season ended with an average of 2.58, the second lowest in MLS history following the 2.46 produced in 2010.

* MLS Leading Scorers

Player
Team (country)
Goals
Assists
 Chris Wondolowski
 San Jose (USA)
 14
 3
 Kenny Cooper
 New York (USA)
 11
 1
 Thierry Henry
 New York (France)
 9
 5
 Will Bruin
 Houston (USA)  9
 1
 Chris Pontius
 DC United (USA)  9
 1
 Saer Sene
 New England (France)  8
 2
 Danny Koevermans
 Toronto (Netherlands)  8
 1
 Maicon Santos
 D.C. United (Brazil)  7
 2
 Eddie Johnson
 Seattle (USA)  7
 1
 Alvaro Saborio
 Real Salt Lake (Costa Rica)  7
 1


1 comment
  1. Kerry Ogden
    commented on: July 2, 2012 at 10:23 a.m.
    I was extremely shocked to see how terrible LA actually is!I don't watch much of the MLS games and I definately wasn't impressed with the Thuggery that LA imposed upon San Jose, I was happy to see SJ come back and beat a lucky LA.I also wasn't impressed by Beckhams childish actions on and of the pitch, the ref really should have given him a red card for his actions after the game.

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