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Wondo strikes within one goal of 16-year-old record
by Mike Woitalla, October 21st, 2012 11:49PM
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[MLS GOLEADORES] San Jose's Chris Wondolowskihit the post twice before hitting the net in 2-2 tie with the Los Angeles that gives this season's leading scorer 26 goals -- just one shy of the MLS regular season record set by Roy Lassiter in MLS's inaugural 1996 MLS season. For how Wondo's 2012 scoring ranks historically, video of No. 26, and the latest on the Golden Boot race ...

Wondolowski, who has one game left to tie or break Lassiter's record, has scored eight goals in his last six games. ... His latest came on a diving header off a Marvin Chavez corner kick.

Wondolowski's 26 goals rank him tied for second in all-time MLS regular-season scoring.

MLS TOP REGULAR-SEASON SCORERS
1996 Roy Lassiter (Tampa Bay/USA) 27
2012 Chris Wondolowski (San Jose/USA) 26*
2000 Mamadou Diallo (Tampa Bay/Senegal) 26
1998 Stern John (Columbus/Trinidad & Tobago) 26
2002 Carlos Ruiz (Los Angeles/Guatemala) 24
1996 Raul Diaz Arce (D.C. United/El Salvador) 23
2002 Taylor Twellman (New England/USA) 23
1996 Eduardo Hurtado (Los Angeles/Ecuador) 21
2008 Landon Donovan (Los Angeles/USA) 20
2007 Luciano Emilio (D.C. United/Brazil) 20
* Wondowloski's Earthquakes have one more regular-season games this season, Saturday at Portland.

2012 MLS Leading Scorers

PlayerTeam (country)GoalsAssists
 Chris Wondolowski San Jose (USA) 26 8
 Alvaro Saborio Real Salt Lake (Costa Rica) 17 3
 Robbie Keane Los Angeles (Ireland) 16 8
 Kenny Cooper New York (USA) 16 3
 Thierry Henry New York (France) 14 12
 Eddie Johnson Seattle (USA) 14 2
 Freddy Montero Seattle (Colombia) 13 8
 Alan Gordon San Jose (USA) 13 7
 Will Bruin Houston (USA) 12 4
 Chris Pontius D.C. United (USA) 12 4
 Kei Kamara Kansas City (Sierra Leone) 11 6
 Saer Sene New England (France) 11 3



Wondo's 26th goal of the season:



1 comment
  1. Timothy Foisie
    commented on: October 22, 2012 at 9:17 p.m.
    The season is now 37 games instead of 32 games.

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