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Cooper breaks his drought; Donovan moves up
by Mike Woitalla, July 23rd, 2012 1:45AM

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[MLS GOLEADORES] New York's Kenny Cooper broke a two-month scoring drought with a pair of goals on Saturday. Landon Donovan also struck twice and moved into sixth-place in the leading scorers' race. ... For the latest on the Golden Boot race ...

* New York Red Bull Kenny Cooper broke his two-month scoring drought with two strikes in Saturday's 2-0 win over the Philadelphia Union to give him 13 goals this season, second to San Jose's Chris Wondolowski's 17. Wondo went scoreless in the Quakes' two Week 20 games.

* On Wednesday, Cooper's teammate Thierry Henry scored his first goal since late April to give New York a 1-0 win over Chicago and move him into fourth place in the Golden Boot race with 10 goals.

* Alvaro Saborio scored his 11th goal of the season and also assisted in Real Salt Lake's 2-0 win over Colorado on Saturday.

* Landon Donovan moved into the leading scorer's rankings when his eighth and ninth goals of the season led Los Angeles to a 3-1 win over Chivas USA on Saturday.


* MLS Leading Scorers

Player Team (country) Goals Assists
 Chris Wondolowski  San Jose (USA)  17  4
 Kenny Cooper  New York (USA)  13  1
 Alvaro Saborio  Real Salt Lake (Costa Rica)  11  2
 Thierry Henry  New York (France)  10  6
 Will Bruin  Houston (USA)  10  3
 Landon Donovan  Los Angeles (USA)  9  7
 Robbie Keane  Los Angeles (Ireland)  9  4
 Danny Koevermans  Toronto (Netherlands)  9  2
 Chris Pontius  DC United (USA)  9  1


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