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Saborio on fire; League scoring up slightly
by Mike Woitalla, July 30th, 2012 8:18PM

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[MLS GOLEADORES] Real Salt Lake's Alvaro Saborio moved into a tie for second place in the MLS leading scorers' race ... For the latest on the Golden Boot race and league-wide scoring ...

* Alvaro Saborio scored both goals in Real Salt Lake's 2-1 win over Vancouver to tie him with the Red Bulls' Kenny Cooper on 13 goals. Saborio has scored six goals in his last four appearances. The Costa Rican has already exceeded his most productive season -- he scored 12 in his first year with RSL in 2010. He scored 11 goals in 2011.

* Leading scorer Chris Wondolowski (17 goals) has been shut out in the Quakes' last three games but he did assist on their stoppage-time goal in a 1-1 tie with Chicago on Saturday.

* The Red Bulls' Thierry Henry scored 11th goal of the season in a 3-1 loss to Montreal.

* Seattle's Eddie Johnson moved into the leading scorer's rankings when his ninth goal of the season helped the Sounders to a 2-1 win over Colorado.

* The league-wide scoring average after 205 games is 2.62. Last season ended with an average of 2.58, the second lowest in MLS history following the 2.46 produced in 2010.

* San Jose is MLS's high-scoring team, averaging 1.96 goals per game.

* Chivas USA is mustering a league-low 0.70 goals per game.

* MLS Leading Scorers

Player Team (country) Goals Assists
 Chris Wondolowski  San Jose (USA)  17  5
 Alvaro Saborio  Real Salt Lake (Costa Rica)  13  2
 Kenny Cooper  New York (USA)  13  1
 Thierry Henry  New York (France)  11  6
 Will Bruin  Houston (USA)  10  3
 Landon Donovan  Los Angeles (USA)  9  7
 Robbie Keane  Los Angeles (Ireland)  9  6
 Alan Gordan  San Jose (USA)  9  2
 Eddie Johnson  Seattle (USA)  9  2
 Danny Koevermans  Toronto (Netherlands)  9  2
 Saar Sene  New England (France)  9  2
 Chris Pontius  DC United (USA)  9  1

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