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MLS goalscoring down
April 15th, 2013 10:16PM

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[MAKING A LIST] Major League Soccer scoring is down. The average of 2.24 goals per game is lower than the season average in any of the previous 17 seasons. But it was also down at the same point last year -- 2.34 goals per game -- before climbing to 2.68, the highest season-ending average in four years.

MLS Goalscoring, 2009-2013
2013: 2.24 (through April 15)

2012: 2.34 (through April 15)
2012: 2.68 (full regular season)

2011: 2.51 (through April 15)
2011: 2.58 (full regular season)

2010: 2.59 (through April 15)
2010: 2.46 (full regular season)

2009: 2.62 (through April 15)
2009: 2.54 (full regular season)

MLS Goalscoring, 1996-2013
2012: 2.68
2011: 2.58
2010: 2.46
2009: 2.54
2008: 2.81
2007: 2.66
2006: 2.62
2005: 2.87
2004: 2.61
2003: 2.89
2002: 3.01
2001: 3.28
2000: 3.19
1999: 2.86
1998: 3.57
1997: 3.26



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  1. tom brown
    commented on: April 16, 2013 at 12:35 p.m.
    Aeg is just going have to fix ALL the games. Not just the 85% they fix now.


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