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Saborio hits second hat trick; Henry double in double digits
by Mike Woitalla, October 1st, 2012 12:41AM

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[MLS GOLEADORES] Real Salt Lake's Alvaro Saborio became the first player to hit two hat tricks this season and moved into second place in the leadlng scorers' race when he struck thrice in a 4-1 win over Chivas USA. New York's Thierry Henry became the first player to hit double digits in goals and assists this season. For the latest on the Golden Boot race ...

* Saborio's three goals on Saturday marked his second hat trick of the season and moved him to within five goals of leading scorer Chris Wondolowski. Five other players have hit hat tricks this season: David Estrada (Seattle), Henry, Fredy Montero (Seattle), Chris Pontius (DC United) and Wondolowski.

* Henry scored once and assisted on all of the New York Red Bulls' other goals in a 4-1 win over Toronto FC, giving the Frenchman 14 goals and 12 assists this season.

* Kenny Cooper scored twice in the Red Bulls' win -- his 15th and 16th goals of the season.

* MLS Leading Scorers

Player Team (country) Goals Assists
 Chris Wondolowski  San Jose (USA)  22  7
 Alvaro Saborio  Real Salt Lake (Costa Rica)  17  2
 Kenny Cooper  New York (USA)  16  3
 Thierry Henry  New York (France)  14  12
 Robbie Keane  Los Angeles (Ireland)  14  8
 Alan Gordon  San Jose (USA)  13  7
 Eddie Johnson  Seattle (USA)  13  2
 Freddy Montero  Seattle (Colombia)  12  6
 Chris Pontius  D.C. United (USA)  12  4
 Kei Kamara  Kansas City (Sierra Leone)  11  6
 Will Bruin  Houston (USA)  11  4
 Saer Sene  New England (France)  11  3

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