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Despite Sunderland slump, Altidore leads all U.S. scorers
December 30th, 2013 6:02PM

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[2013 IN REVIEW] Jozy Altidore finds himself in a massive slump at Sunderland -- one goal in 17 English Premier League games and several bad misses in recent games -- but he still ranks as the top U.S. men's scorer in all competitions in 2013 ahead of Mike Magee and Aron Johannsson.

Sixteen of Altidore's 26 goals came with AZ, including the winning goal in the Dutch Cup final. In 2012, Altidore scored 25 goals, all for AZ, to finish second on the U.S. scoring charts behind Chris Wondolowski, who scored 27 goals.

Of the top 10 scorers, all but Magee spent some time with the U.S. national team in 2013.

Top American Scorers
1. Jozy Altidore (26)
1 English Premier League (Sunderland)
1 English League Cup (Sunderland)
12 Dutch Eredivisie (AZ)
4 Dutch KNVB Beker (AZ)
4 World Cup qualifying (USA)
4 International friendlies (USA)

2. Mike Magee (24)
15 MLS (Chicago Fire)
6 MLS (LA Galaxy)
3 U.S. Open Cup (Chicago Fire)

3. Aron Johannsson (22)
14 Dutch Eredivisie (AZ)
1 Dutch Super Cup (AZ)
5 KNVB Beker (AZ)
1 Europa League (AZ)
1 World Cup qualifying (USA)

4. Chris Wondolowski (19)
11 MLS regular season (San Jose Earthquakes)
2 Concacaf Champions League (San Jose Earthquakes)
5 Gold Cup (USA)
1 International friendlies (USA)

5. Landon Donovan (18)
10 MLS regular season (LA Galaxy)
1 World Cup qualifying (USA)
5 Gold Cup (USA)
2 International friendlies (USA)

6. Terrence Boyd (17)
11 Austrian Bundesliga (Rapid Vienna)
1 Austrian Cup (Rapid Vienna)
5 Europa League (Rapid Vienna)

6. Eddie Johnson (17)
9 MLS regular season (Seattle Sounders)
2 MLS playoffs (Seattle Sounders)
1 Concacaf Champions League (Seattle Sounders)
2 World Cup qualifying (USA)
2 Gold Cup (USA)
1 International friendlies (USA)

8. Clint Dempsey (16)
1 MLS regular season (Seattle Sounders)
4 English Premier League (Tottenham)
3 FA Cup (Tottenham)
2 Europa League (Tottenham)
3 World Cup qualifying (USA)
3 International friendlies (USA)

9. Jack McInerney (14)
12 MLS regular season (Philadelphia Union)
2 U.S. Open Cup (Philadelphia Union)

10. Alejandro Bedoya (12)
3 French Ligue 1 (Nantes)
5 Swedish Allsvenskan (Helsingborg)
2 Swedish Cupen (Helsingborg)
1 French Coupe de la Ligue (Nantes)
1 International friendlies (USA)

11. Conor Casey (10)
10 MLS regular season (Philadelphia Union)

11. Will Bruin (10)
8 MLS regular season (Houston Dynamo)
2 MLS playoffs (Houston Dynamo)

11. Herculez Gomez (10)
4 Mexico Liga MX (Santos)
2 Concacaf Champions League (Santos)
3 Concacaf Champions League (Tijuana)
1 International friendlies (USA)

11. Graham Zusi (10)
6 MLS regular season (Sporting KC)
2 U.S. Open Cup (Sporting KC)
2 World Cup qualifying (USA)

11. Sacha Kljestan (10)
9 Belgian Jupiler League (Anderlecht)
1 UEFA Champions League (Anderlecht)

11. Chukwudi Chijindu (10)
10 Iceland (Thor Urvalsdeild)

17. Juan Agudelo (9)
7 MLS regular season (New England Revolution)
2 MLS playoffs (New England Revolution)

17. Lamar Naegle (9)
8 MLS regular season (Seattle Sounders)
1 Concacaf Champions League (Seattle Sounders)

Note: Players in top-level leagues.


3 comments
  1. John DiFiore
    commented on: December 31, 2013 at 1:34 p.m.
    I hope Mikey gets called into camp. We're gonna need guys who can find the net and who are hungry (i'm not sure Jozy is....still). Would love to see Herc make his way back. And maybe even Naegle.. He's got some skill too. Maybe EJ feels he has to prove something now that SEA dropped him.. Guys need to get fired up!

  1. Bruce Gowan
    commented on: December 31, 2013 at 3:06 p.m.
    Jozy and Eddie Johnson who I saw play as youth players both suffer from the same development flaw. They were never asked to make their own offense. They were asked to finish when a ball was delivered between them and the goal. Using speed and strength they both were successful in driving the ball into the goal. That is not the ball that Jozy is getting to play on both the National team and his club team. Jozy is criticized for his lack of energy. I don't think he is lazy. I think he just does not know where to position and where to run so he stands and waits for a ball that is not coming.

  1. I w Nowozeniuk
    commented on: January 1, 2014 at 3:26 p.m.
    Unless one is a superstar, players like Altidore need proper service from playmakers; that's not rocket science.


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