MLS per-game scoring hits 2.90

[BY THE NUMBERS] Another high-scoring week -- 42 goals in 12 games for an average of 3.5 goals per game -- pushed the MLS per-game average to 2.90 goals, putting it on course to finish with its highest average since 2002, the last year it topped the three-goals-per-game mark. Only two major leagues have averaged more goals per game this year.

Highest-Scoring Soccer Leagues:
GPG COUNTRY, LEAGUE (SEASON)
3.20 Netherlands, Eredivisie (2013-14)
3.13 Germany, Bundesliga (2013-14)
2.90 *Major League Soccer (2014)
2.77 England, Premier League (2013-14)
2.75 Spain, La Liga (2013-14)
2.73 Italy, Serie A (2013-14)
2.71 Belgium, Pro League (2013-14)
2.64 Turkey, Super Lig (2013-14)
2.55 Russia, Super League (2013-14)
2.53 Mexico, Liga MX (2013-14)
2.45 France, Ligue 1 (2013-14)
2.44 *Japan, J-League (2014)
2.37 Portugal Primeira Liga (2013-14)
2.13 Argentina, Primera División (2013-14)
2.11 *Brazil, Campeonato Brasileiro (2014)
*Season in progress.
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