Landon takes the lead

[MLS GOLEADORES] Landon Donovan scored three goals in the Galaxy's two Week 9 games to take the league scoring lead with seven goals while last season's leading scorer moved into tie for third with Thierry Henry. For the latest onthe Golden Boot race ...

* The Galaxy's Landon Donovan scored in Wednesday's 1-1 tie with Philadelphia and struck twice in Saturday's 4-1 win over Sporting Kansas City to up his season total to seven goals and take the league scoring lead. Donovan won the Golden Boot in 2008 with 20 strikes.

* San Jose Chris Wondowloski, last season's leading scorer with 18 goals, scored his fifth of the season in the Quakes' 3-0 win against Columbus.

* Justin Braun joined the group of 15 players with three goals by hitting a hat trick in Chivas USA's 3-2 win over the Red Bulls, whose Thierry Henry scored his fifth goal of the season.

MLS Leading Scorers

Player
Team
Goals
Assists
Landon Donovan
Los Angeles 7
1
Charlie Davies D.C. United
6
1
Thierry Henry New York
5
3
Chris Wondolowski San Jose
5
1
Will Bruin
Houston
4
1
Brad Evans
Seattle 4
1
Shalrie Joseph New England
4
1
Marco Pappa Chicago
4
1
Diego Chaves Chicago
4
0
Emilio Renteria
Columbus
4
0
Kei Kamara
Sporting KC
3
2
Alejandro Moreno
Chivas USA
3
2
Teal Bunbury
Sporting KC 3
1
Camilo Vancouver
3
1
Kenny Cooper
Portland
3
1
David Ferreira FC Dallas
3
1
Luke Rodgers
New York
3
1
Maicon Santos Toronto FC
3
1
Brek Shea FC Dallas
3
1
Jamie Smith Colorado
3
1
Justin Braun Chivas USA
3
0
Alvaro Fernandez
Seattle 3
0
Eric Hassli Vancouver
3
0
Cam Weaver
Houston 3
0

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