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Henry ends drought; Wondo hits personal best
by Mike Woitalla, September 17th, 2012 2:02AM

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[MLS GOLEADORES] Thierry Henry scored for the first time in over two months, striking twice in the Red Bulls' 3-1 win over Columbus to give him 13 goals this season. San Jose's Chris Wondolowksi scored his league-leading 19th goal in a 2-0 win over Chivas USA. For VIDEO of Henry's gol olimpico and the latest on the Golden Boot race ...

* Henry hadn't hit the net since July 28. But on Saturday he finished cleanly after latching on to a long-range pass from Rafa Marquez and scored directly off a corner kick. In between, he assisted on Dax McCarty's goal in the win over Columbus. It was Henry's ninth assist of the season and the Frenchman is tied for fourth in scoring with 13 goals. ... Henry scored 14 goals last season.

* Wondolowski scored from the penalty spot to give him a league-leading 19 goals -- a personal season record after winning the Golden Boot in 2010 with 18 goals and scoring 16 last season.

* MLS Leading Scorers

Player Team (country) Goals Assists
 Chris Wondolowski  San Jose (USA)  19  7
 Kenny Cooper  New York (USA)  14  2
 Alvaro Saborio  Real Salt Lake (Costa Rica)  14  2
 Thierry Henry  New York (France)  13  9
 Eddie Johnson  Seattle (USA)  13  2
 Robbie Keane  Los Angeles (Ireland)  12  8
 Freddy Montero  Seattle (Colombia)  12  6
 Alan Gordon  San Jose (USA)  12  3
 Will Bruin  Houston (USA)  11  3
 Chris Pontius  D.C. United (USA)  11  3
 Saer Sene  New England (France)  11  3



Henry scores with a corner kick -- a "gol olimpico"



Marquez's long pass sets up Henry's first goal ...



1 comment
  1. Allan Lindh
    commented on: September 18, 2012 at 1:52 p.m.
    Wondo got didn't get soccer scholarship offers out of high school -- they wanted him as a middle distance runner. Now the National team won't have him because he's too slow. 19 goals and 7 assists ain't too shabby. Surely given the USMNT pathetic goal scoring record, they could at least give a proven goal poacher a chance? Sure he doesn't look like a great forward, but he's smart, and works his tail off. And oh ya, he can run all day, so he actually comes back into the midfield, and on D, and works his tail off there also. How can Hercules Gomez be the flavor of the month when he was a bust in MLS? and Wondo not get a real chance?


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