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Wondo, Cooper end scoring droughts
by Mike Woitalla, August 21st, 2012 1:40AM
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[MLS GOLEADORES] MLS leading scorer Chris Wondolowski ended a four-game drought to give him a league leading 18 goals. ... For the latest on the Golden Boot race ...

* After four scoreless games, MLS leading scorer Chris Wondolowski hit the net for the 18th time this season with a penalty kick in his San Jose Earthquakes' 3-1 loss to Montreal. The 18 strikes match his Golden Boot-winning season of 2010.

* Real Salt Lake's Alvaro Saborio and Red Bull Kenny Cooper both scored in Week 24 action to remain tied for second with 14 goals. Cooper's goal was his first since July 21.

* Los Angeles' Robbie Keane and Seattle's Eddie Johnson each scored their 11th goals of the season. Keane has scored in two straight games. Johnson has three goals in his last four outings.

* After 233 games, the league-wide goals-per-game average is 2.63. 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)  18  5
 Alvaro Saborio  Real Salt Lake (Costa Rica)  14  2
 Kenny Cooper  New York (USA)  14  1
 Thierry Henry  New York (France)  11  7
 Robbie Keane  Los Angeles (Ireland)  11  6
 Will Bruin  Houston (USA)  10  3
 Eddie Johnson  Seattle (USA)  11  2
 Chris Pontius  DC United (USA)  10  1
 Landon Donovan  Los Angeles (USA)  9  11
 Kei Kamara  Kansas City (Sierra Leone)  9  5
 Alan Gordan  San Jose (USA)  9  2
 Danny Koevermans  Toronto (Netherlands)  9  2
 Saar Sene  New England (France)  9  2

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