[MLS GOLEADORES] Last year's Golden Boot winner Dwayne De Rosario of D.C. United is climbing the leading scorers rankings after a low start.
... The highest scoring newcomer this season is New England's Frenchman. ... For video of DeRo's 1st minute goal against Toronto and the latest on the Golden Boot
* Last year's Golden Boot winner Dwayne De Rosario went scoreless in his first eight games for D.C. United this season but has scored five goals in his last six games and three in the last two. ... His header in a 3-1 win against former club Toronto FC 57 seconds after kickoff was the fourth fastest goal in MLS history.
* DeRo leads the league in assists with seven. Last season he tied with San Jose's Chris Wondolowski with 16 goals and won the Golden Boot on the assist tiebreaker, having set up 12 goals to Wondolowski's three assists.
* New England's Saer Sene scored twice in a 2-2 tie with Houston to give the Frenchman six goals, the most among 2012 MLS newcomers.
* MLS is averaging 2.44 goals in its first 107 games of the season. Last season ended with an average of 2.58, the second lowest in MLS history following the 2.46 produced in 2010.
* The New York Red Bulls are the highest scoring team, averaging 2.09 goals per game, followed by San Jose's 2.00.
* Chivas USA is the lowest scoring team, managing just 0.60 goals per game.
* MLS Leading Scorers
|Player ||Team (country) ||Goals ||Assists |
| Chris Wondolowski || San Jose (USA) || 11 || 2 |
| Thierry Henry || New York (France) || 9 || 5 |
| Kenny Cooper || New York (USA) || 9 || 1 |
| Saer Sene ||New England (France)|| 6 || 2 |
| Maicon Santos ||D.C. United (Brazil)|| 6 || 1 |
| Dwayne De Rosario ||DC United Canada)|| 5 || 7 |
| Will Bruin ||Houston (USA)|| 5 || 1 |
| Chris Pontius ||DC United (USA)|| 5 || 1 |
11 players tied with 4 goals.
DeRo scores within a minute of kickoff against his former club Toronto FC ...