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Salt Lake's Saborio moves up with hat trick
by Mike Woitalla, July 8th, 2012 11:39PM

TAGS:  mls


[MLS GOLEADORES] Real Salt Lake's Alvaro Saborio hit a hat trick and moved into third place among MLS's leading scorers. ... For the latest on the Golden Boot race ...

* Alvaro Saborio scored each of Real Salt Lake's goals in a 3-0 win over Portland to give him 10 strikes on the season. The 30-year-old Costa Rican scored 11 goals in 2011 and 12 goals in 2010.

* Toronto's Danny Koevermans scored his ninth goal in Wednesday's 1-1 tie with FC Dallas to give him goals in five straight games. The 33-year-old Dutchman's streak ended Sunday in a 3-0 loss to Philadelphia.

* Leading scorer Chris Wondolowski was shut out in San Jose's two Week 18 games -- a 2-1 loss to Portland and a scoreless tie with FC Dallas.

* New York's Kenny Cooper remains in second place with 11 goals but has not hit the net since May 23. His teammate, Thierry Henry, has been stuck on nine goals since April.

* MLS Leading Scorers

Team (country)
 Chris Wondolowski
 San Jose (USA)
 Kenny Cooper
 New York (USA)
 Alvaro Saborio
 Real Salt Lake (Costa Rica)  10
 Thierry Henry
 New York (France)
 Will Bruin
 Houston (USA)  9
 Danny Koevermans
 Toronto (Netherlands)  9
 Chris Pontius
 DC United (USA)  9
 Saer Sene
 New England (France)  8
 Eddie Johnson
 Seattle (USA)  8

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