[MLS GOLEADORES] D.C. United's Charlie Davies scored his eighth goal of the season to join Landon Donovan and Thierry
Henry atop the leading scorers' list. Columbus' "El Condor" moved up the ranks with a pair of goals. For the latest on the Golden Boot race and video of Week 15 goal of the week nominees
* Charlie Davies' scored from close-range after a goalmouth scramble in D.C. United's 2-2 tie with Houston, giving him eight goals for the season.
* The Columbus Crew's Peruvian striker Andres Mendoza scored twice in the Crew's 4-1 win over Colorado to give him seven goals. Colorado's Conor Casey scored his fourth of the season before getting red-carded for sliding and colliding into Crew keeper Will Hesmer. The 33-year-old Mendoza, nicknamed "El Condor," joined the Crew in the middle of last season from Diyarbakirspor of the Turkish First Division.
* Week 15's 12 games included three 0-0 ties, making it 18 scoreless stalemates so far this season.
* But goalscoring was up last week, thanks to high-scoring games in Columbus, Philadelphia (3-2 over Chivas USA), Dallas (4-0 over Portland), Real Salt Lake (3-1 over Toronto) and Seattle (4-2 over New York).
* The week's goals-per game average was 3.08 and upped the season's average to 2.42. The 2010 season ended with an all-time low 2.46 goals per game.
* MLS Leading Scorers
|Player ||Team ||Goals ||Assists |
|Thierry Henry||New York ||8 ||4 |
|Landon Donovan ||Los Angeles||8 ||1 |
United ||8 ||1 |
|Andres Mendoza ||Columbus||7 ||1 |
|Brek Shea||FC Dallas ||7 ||1 |
|Chris Wondolowski||San Jose ||6 ||2 |
|Maicon Santos||Toronto FC ||6 ||1
|Eric Hassli||Vancouver ||6 ||0 |
|Luke Rodgers ||New York ||5 ||3 |
|Danny Mwanga||Philadelphia ||5 ||2 |
|Camilo ||Vancouver ||5 ||1 |
|Marco Pappa||Chicago ||5 ||1 |
|Chris Pontius ||D.C. United ||5 ||1 |
|Jack Jewsbury||Portland ||4 ||6 |
|Chad Barrett||Los Angeles ||4 ||3
|Steven Lenhart||San Jose ||4 ||2 |
|Dominic Oduro||Chicago ||4 ||2 |
|Justin Braun ||Chivas USA ||4 ||1 |
|Will Bruin ||Houston ||4 ||1 |
|Conor Casey ||Colorado||4 ||1 |
|Fabian Espindola ||Real Salt Lake||4 ||1 |
Evans ||Seattle||4 ||1 |
|Alan Gordon||Toronto ||4 ||1 |
|Shalrie Joseph||New England ||4 ||1
|Cam Weaver ||Houston||4 ||1 |
|Diego Chaves||Chicago ||4 ||0 |
|Alvaro Fernandez ||Seattle ||4 ||0 |
|Simon Dawkins ||San Jose ||4 ||0 |
|Emilio Renteria ||Columbus ||4 ||0 |
|Carlos Ruiz ||Philadelphia ||4 ||0 |
Goal of the Week Nominees: Week 15