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The 2013 Major League Soccer season was the 101st season of FIFA-sanctioned soccer in the United States and Canada, the 35th with a national first-division league, and the 18th season of Major League Soccer. The season featured 19 total clubs (16 from the United States, 3 from Canada).

Major League Soccer
Season2013
MLS CupSporting Kansas City (2nd title)
Supporters' ShieldNew York Red Bulls (1st shield)
Matches played323
Goals scored845 (2.62 per match)
Top goalscorerCamilo (22 goals)
Biggest home winNE 5–0 LA
(Jun 2)
MTL 5-0 HOU
(Aug 24)
LA 5-0 CHV
(Oct 6)
Biggest away winCHV 0–5 POR
(Oct 26)
Highest scoring8 goals:
MTL 5-3 PHI
(May 25)
Longest winning run5 matches:
Seattle Sounders FC
(Aug 25 – Sep 13)
Longest unbeaten run15 matches:[1]
Portland Timbers
(Mar 16 – Jun 23)
Longest winless run13 matches:
D.C. United
(Mar 16 – Jun 22)
Longest losing run7 matches:[1]
D.C. United
(Mar 23 – May 11)
Chivas USA
(May 5 – Jun 24)
Highest attendance67,385
POR @ SEA
(Aug 25)
Lowest attendance5,123
POR @ CHV
(Sep 14)
Average attendance18,594[1]
2012
2014

The regular season began on March 2, when Sporting Kansas City defeated the Philadelphia Union 3–1 at PPL Park. The 2013 Major League Soccer All-Star Game was held on July 31, 2013 in Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kansas (hosted by Sporting Kansas City).[2] The regular season ended on October 27. The New York Red Bulls won the Supporters' Shield and Sporting Kansas City went on to win the MLS Cup in a penalty kick shootout against Real Salt Lake.

Contents

Teams, stadiums, and personnelEdit

Stadiums and locationsEdit

Chicago Fire Chivas USA/

Los Angeles Galaxy

Colorado Rapids Columbus Crew D.C. United FC Dallas
Toyota Park StubHub Center Dick's Sporting Goods Park Crew Stadium RFK Memorial Stadium Toyota Stadium
Capacity: 20,000 Capacity: 27,000 Capacity: 18,086 Capacity: 20,145 Capacity: 19,467 Capacity: 21,193
           
Houston Dynamo Montreal Impact New England Revolution New York Red Bulls Philadelphia Union Portland Timbers
BBVA Compass Stadium Saputo Stadium[a] Gillette Stadium Red Bull Arena PPL Park Providence Park
Capacity: 22,000 Capacity: 20,341 Capacity: 22,385 Capacity: 25,189 Capacity: 18,500 Capacity: 20,323
           
Real Salt Lake San Jose Earthquakes Seattle Sounders FC Sporting Kansas City Toronto FC Vancouver Whitecaps FC
Rio Tinto Stadium Buck Shaw Stadium[b] CenturyLink Field Sporting Park BMO Field BC Place
Capacity: 20,213 Capacity: 10,525 Capacity: 38,500 Capacity: 18,467 Capacity: 21,859 Capacity: 21,000
           

†Actual capacity is higher; seats rationed for soccer games

Personnel and sponsorshipEdit

Note: All teams use Adidas as kit manufacturer.

Team Head coach Captain Shirt sponsor
Chicago Fire   Frank Klopas   Logan Pause Quaker
Chivas USA   José Luis Real   Dan Kennedy Corona
Colorado Rapids   Óscar Pareja   Drew Moor n/a
Columbus Crew   Brian Bliss   Federico Higuaín Barbasol
D.C. United   Ben Olsen   Dwayne De Rosario Volkswagen
FC Dallas   Schellas Hyndman   David Ferreira AdvoCare
Houston Dynamo   Dominic Kinnear   Brad Davis n/a
Los Angeles Galaxy   Bruce Arena   Robbie Keane Herbalife
Montreal Impact   Marco Schällibaum   Davy Arnaud Bank of Montreal
New England Revolution   Jay Heaps   José Gonçalves UnitedHealthcare
New York Red Bulls   Mike Petke   Thierry Henry Red Bull
Philadelphia Union   John Hackworth   Brian Carroll Bimbo
Portland Timbers   Caleb Porter   Will Johnson Alaska Airlines
Real Salt Lake   Jason Kreis   Kyle Beckerman XanGo
San Jose Earthquakes   Mark Watson   Ramiro Corrales n/a
Seattle Sounders FC   Sigi Schmid   Mauro Rosales Xbox
Sporting Kansas City   Peter Vermes   Jimmy Nielsen Ivy Funds
Toronto FC   Ryan Nelsen   Steven Caldwell Bank of Montreal
Vancouver Whitecaps FC   Martin Rennie   Jay DeMerit Bell Canada

Player transfersEdit

Major League Soccer employs 12 methods to acquire players. These include: signing players on transfers/free transfers as is done in most of the world; via trades; drafting players through mechanisms such as the MLS SuperDraft, MLS Supplemental Draft, or MLS Re-Entry Draft; rarely used methods which cover extreme hardship and injury replacement; signing players as Designated Players or Homegrown Players; placing a discovery claim on players; waivers; and methods peculiar to MLS such as through allocation or a weighted lottery.[8]

Allocation rankingEdit

The allocation ranking is the mechanism used to determine which MLS club has first priority to acquire a U.S. National Team player who signs with MLS after playing abroad, or a former MLS player who returns to the League after having gone to a club abroad for a transfer fee. The allocation rankings may also be used in the event two or more clubs file a request for the same player on the same day. The allocations will be ranked in reverse order of finish for the 2012 season, taking playoff performance into account.

Once the club uses its allocation ranking to acquire a player, it drops to the bottom of the list. A ranking can be traded, provided that part of the compensation received in return is another club's ranking. At all times, each club is assigned one ranking. The rankings reset at the end of each MLS League season.

Original Ranking Club Date Allocation Used Player Signed Player Nation Previous Club Club Nation Ref
1 Chivas USA     July 1, 2013 Carlos Bocanegra   United States Rangers   Scotland [9]
2 Portland Timbers 
3 Seattle Sounders FC 
4 New England Revolution
5 Philadelphia Union
6 Colorado Rapids
7 FC Dallas
8 Montreal Impact
9 Columbus Crew
10 Vancouver Whitecaps FC
11 Chicago Fire
12 Real Salt Lake
13 New York Red Bulls
14 Sporting Kansas City
15 San Jose Earthquakes
16 Toronto FC 
17 D.C. United February 20, 2013 Carlos Ruiz   Guatemala Municipal   Guatemala [10]
18 Houston Dynamo
19 Los Angeles Galaxy

 On December 12, 2012, Portland Timbers acquired the number 2 ranking from Chivas USA in exchange for the number 3 ranking and an international roster spot.[11]

 On February 19, 2013, Chivas USA traded the No. 3 ranking to Seattle Sounders FC in the Shalrie Joseph trade. It was also reported that Seattle sent the No. 15 allocation ranking to Chivas USA as part of the deal, although Seattle appeared to have owned the No. 16 selection and not the No. 15 selection.[12]

 On July 1, 2013, Chivas USA acquired the number 1 allocation ranking from Toronto FC in exchange for the #16 ranking, a first-round pick in the 2015 MLS SuperDraft, and an international roster spot.[13]

Weighted lotteryEdit

Some players are assigned to MLS teams via a weighted lottery process. A team can only acquire one player per year through a weighted lottery. The players made available through lotteries include: (i) Generation adidas players signed after the MLS SuperDraft; and (ii) Draft eligible players to whom an MLS contract was offered but who failed to sign with the League prior to the SuperDraft.

The team with the worst record over its last 30 regular season games (dating back to previous season if necessary and taking playoff performance into account) will have the greatest probability of winning the lottery. Teams are not required to participate in a lottery. Players are assigned via the lottery system in order to prevent a player from potentially influencing his destination club with a strategic holdout.

Below are the results of 2013 weighted lotteries:

Lottery Date Player Player Nation Position Winning Club Other Clubs Participating Ref
December 18, 2012 Mobi Fehr   USA DF Portland Timbers Seattle Sounders FC, San Jose Earthquakes [14]
December 20, 2012 Gale Agbossoumonde   USA DF Toronto FC FC Dallas, Houston Dynamo, Seattle Sounders FC, Los Angeles Galaxy, San Jose Earthquakes [15]
January 25, 2013 Charles Eloundou   CMR FW Colorado Rapids Real Salt Lake, D.C. United [16]
July 18, 2013 Conor Doyle   USA FW D.C. United Colorado Rapids [17]

Ownership changesEdit

Club New owner Previous owner Date
Real Salt Lake Dell Loy Hansen Dave Checketts January 24, 2013
Columbus Crew Anthony Precourt Clark Hunt July 30, 2013

Managerial changesEdit

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Position in table Incoming manager Date of appointment
Montreal Impact   Jesse Marsch Mutual consent Nov 3, 2012[18] Preseason   Marco Schällibaum Jan 6, 2013[19]
Chivas USA   Robin Fraser Sacked Nov 9, 2012 [20]   José Luis Sánchez Solá Dec 12, 2012[21]
New York Red Bulls   Hans Backe End of contract Nov 9, 2012[22]   Mike Petke Jan 24, 2013[23]
Portland Timbers   Gavin Wilkinson End of caretaker spell Nov 26, 2012[24]   Caleb Porter Nov 26, 2012[24]
Toronto FC   Paul Mariner Sacked Jan 7, 2013[25]   Ryan Nelsen Jan 7, 2013[25]
Chivas USA   José Luis Sánchez Solá Mutual consent May 30, 2013[26] 16th   José Luis Real[26] May 30, 2013
San Jose Earthquakes   Frank Yallop Mutual consent Jun 7, 2013[27] 15th   Mark Watson[27] Jun 7, 2013
Columbus Crew   Robert Warzycha Sacked Sep 2, 2013[28] 16th   Brian Bliss[28] Sep 2, 2013
FC Dallas   Schellas Hyndman Resigned Oct 26, 2013 16th / Postseason Vacancy Vacancy
Vancouver Whitecaps   Martin Rennie Sacked Oct 29, 2013 13th / Postseason Vacancy Vacancy
Chicago Fire   Frank Klopas Resigned Oct 30, 2013[29] 12th / Postseason   Frank Yallop[30] Oct 31, 2013
Columbus Crew   Brian Bliss End of caretaker spell Nov 6, 2013 16th / Postseason   Gregg Berhalter[31] Nov 6, 2013
Chivas USA   José Luis Real End of caretaker spell Nov 25, 2013[32] 18th / Postseason Vacancy Vacancy

StandingsEdit

Conference tablesEdit

Eastern ConferenceEdit

Pos Team Pld W L D GF GA GD Pts
1 New York Red Bulls (SS, E1) 34 17 9 8 58 41 +17 59 2013 MLS Cup Conference Semifinals
2 Sporting Kansas City 34 17 10 7 47 30 +17 58
3 New England Revolution 34 14 11 9 49 38 +11 51
4 Houston Dynamo 34 14 11 9 41 41 0 51 2013 MLS Cup Knockout Round
5 Montreal Impact 34 14 13 7 50 49 +1 49
6 Chicago Fire 34 14 13 7 47 52 −5 49
7 Philadelphia Union 34 12 12 10 42 44 −2 46
8 Columbus Crew 34 12 17 5 42 46 −4 41
9 Toronto FC 34 6 17 11 30 47 −17 29
10 D.C. United 34 3 24 7 22 59 −37 16
Updated to match(es) played on October 27, 2013 6:55 p.m. EDT. Source: MLSSoccer.com

(SS) = Supporters Shield winner; (E1) = Eastern Conference champion

Western ConferenceEdit

Pos Team Pld W L D GF GA GD Pts
1 Portland Timbers (W1) 34 14 5 15 54 33 +21 57 2013 MLS Cup Conference Semifinals
2 Real Salt Lake 34 16 10 8 57 41 +16 56
3 LA Galaxy 34 15 11 8 53 38 +15 53
4 Seattle Sounders FC 34 15 12 7 42 42 0 52 2013 MLS Cup Knockout Round
5 Colorado Rapids 34 14 11 9 45 38 +7 51
6 San Jose Earthquakes 34 14 11 9 35 42 −7 51
7 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 34 13 12 9 53 45 +8 48
8 FC Dallas 34 11 12 11 48 52 −4 44
9 Chivas USA 34 6 20 8 30 67 −37 26
Updated to match(es) played on October 27, 2013 8:00 p.m. PDT. Source: MLSSoccer.com

(W1) = Western Conference champion

Overall tableEdit

Note: the table below has no impact on playoff qualification and is used solely for determining host of the MLS Cup, certain CCL spots, the Supporters' Shield trophy, seeding in the 2014 Canadian Championship, and 2014 MLS draft. The conference tables are the sole determinant for teams qualifying for the playoffs.

Pos Team Pld W L D GF GA GD Pts
1 New York Red Bulls (SS, E1) 34 17 9 8 58 41 +17 59 2014–15 CONCACAF Champions League 1
2 Sporting Kansas City 34 17 10 7 47 30 +17 58
3 Portland Timbers (W1) 34 14 5 15 54 33 +21 57
4 Real Salt Lake 34 16 10 8 57 41 +16 56
5 LA Galaxy 34 15 11 8 53 38 +15 53
6 Seattle Sounders FC 34 15 12 7 42 42 0 52
7 New England Revolution 34 14 11 9 49 38 +11 51
8 Colorado Rapids 34 14 11 9 45 38 +7 51
9 Houston Dynamo 34 14 11 9 41 41 0 51
10 San Jose Earthquakes 34 14 11 9 35 42 −7 51
11 Montreal Impact 34 14 13 7 50 49 +1 49 2013–14 CONCACAF Champions League 2
12 Chicago Fire 34 14 13 7 47 52 −5 49
13 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 34 13 12 9 53 45 +8 48
14 Philadelphia Union 34 12 12 10 42 44 −2 46
15 FC Dallas 34 11 12 11 48 52 −4 44
16 Columbus Crew 34 12 17 5 42 46 −4 41
17 Toronto FC 34 6 17 11 30 47 −17 29
18 Chivas USA 34 6 20 8 30 67 −37 26
19 D.C. United 34 3 24 7 22 59 −37 16 2014–15 CONCACAF Champions League 1
Updated to match(es) played on October 2013. Source: MLSSoccer.com

(SS) = Supporters Shield winner; (E1) = Eastern Conference champion; (W1) = Western Conference champion

Tie-breakingEdit

The teams are awarded three points for a win, one point for a tie (draw) and zero points for a loss. If teams have an equal number of points the following tie-breaking procedures apply:[33]

  1. Most wins
  2. Goals for (GF)
  3. Goal differential (GD)
  4. Fewest disciplinary points (foul - one point, first yellow card - three points, second yellow card (resulting in red card) - five points, straight red card - six points, disciplinary committee suspension - six points)
  5. Road goals
  6. Road goal differential
  7. Home goals
  8. Home goal differential
  9. Coin toss (two teams) or drawing of lots (three or more)

Playoff bracketEdit

East Knockout
   
E4 Houston 3
E5 Montreal 0
West Knockout
   
W4 Seattle 2
W5 Colorado 0
  Conference Semifinals Conference Finals MLS Cup 2013
                                     
E1 New York 2 1 3  
E4 Houston (a.e.t.) 2 2 4  
  E4 Houston 0 1 1  
Eastern Conference
  E2 Kansas City 0 2 2  
E2 Kansas City (a.e.t.) 1 3 4
E3 New England 2 1 3  
  E2 Kansas City (p) 1 (7)
  W2 Salt Lake 1 (6)
W1 Portland 2 3 5  
W4 Seattle 1 2 3  
  W1 Portland 2 0 2
Western Conference
  W2 Salt Lake 4 1 5  
W2 Salt Lake (a.e.t.) 0 2 2
W3 Los Angeles 1 0 1  

Statistical leadersEdit

Full article: MLS Golden Boot

Top goalkeepersEdit

(Minimum 1,500 minutes played)

Rank Goalkeeper Nation Club
GAA SV GA Mins GP CS
1 Jimmy Nielsen   DEN Sporting Kansas City 0.88 68 30 3060 34 13
2 Donovan Ricketts   JAM Portland Timbers 0.97 92 31 2880 32 14
3 Nick Rimando   USA Real Salt Lake 1.04 82 28 2430 26 9
4 Clint Irwin   USA Colorado Rapids 1.10 91 35 2873 32 10
5 Tally Hall   USA Houston Dynamo 1.21 95 41 3060 34 9
Luis Robles   USA New York Red Bulls 1.21 103 41 3060 34 11
7 Jon Busch   USA San Jose Earthquakes 1.24 101 41 2970 33 9
8 Michael Gspurning   AUT Seattle Sounders FC 1.27 76 35 2475 28 10
9 Carlo Cudicini   ITA Los Angeles Galaxy 1.29 72 34 1890 21 7
Zac MacMath   USA Philadelphia Union 1.29 101 44 3060 34 12

Source:[36]

Individual awardsEdit

Monthly awardsEdit

Week MLS Player of the Month MLS WORKS Humanitarian of the Month
Player Nat Club Link Player/Club Nat Club Link
March Mike Magee   USA Los Angeles Galaxy 5G 0A Jeb Brovsky   USA Montreal Impact [1]
April Jack McInerney   USA Philadelphia Union 4G 0A Calen Carr   USA Houston Dynamo [2]
May Jack McInerney   USA Philadelphia Union 3G 0A Portland Timbers   USA Portland Timbers [3]
June Mike Magee   USA Chicago Fire 4G 1A Jon Busch   USA San Jose Earthquakes [4]
July Camilo   BRA Vancouver Whitecaps FC 4G 0A Gonzalo Segares   CRC Chicago Fire [5]
August Robbie Keane   IRE Los Angeles Galaxy 5G 1A Lamar Neagle   USA Seattle Sounders FC [6]
September Dominic Oduro   GHA Columbus Crew 3G 2A Matt Lampson   USA Columbus Crew [7]
October Camilo   BRA Vancouver Whitecaps FC 6G 1A Dwayne De Rosario   CAN D.C. United [8]

Weekly awardsEdit

Week MLS Player of the Week AT&T Goal of the Week MLS Save of the Week
Player Nat Club Player Nat Club Player Nat Club
Week 1 Mike Magee   USA Los Angeles Galaxy Diego Valeri   ARG Portland Timbers Bill Hamid   USA D.C. United
Week 2 Robert Earnshaw   WAL Toronto FC Daigo Kobayashi   JPN Vancouver Whitecaps FC Donovan Ricketts   JAM Portland Timbers
Week 3 Bill Hamid   USA D.C. United Rodney Wallace   CRC Portland Timbers Troy Perkins   USA Montreal Impact
Week 4 Juan Agudelo   USA Chivas USA Chris Wondolowski   USA San Jose Earthquakes Nat Borchers   USA Real Salt Lake
Week 5 Will Johnson   CAN Portland Timbers Thierry Henry   FRA New York Red Bulls Donovan Ricketts   JAM Portland Timbers
Week 6 Ryan Johnson   JAM Portland Timbers Ryan Johnson   JAM Portland Timbers Clint Irwin   USA Colorado Rapids
Week 7 Brad Davis   USA Houston Dynamo Will Johnson   CAN Portland Timbers Nick Rimando   USA Real Salt Lake
Week 8 Jack McInerney   USA Philadelphia Union Javier Morales   ARG Real Salt Lake Donovan Ricketts   JAM Portland Timbers
Week 9 Tim Cahill   AUS New York Red Bulls Jonathan Osorio   CAN Toronto FC Donovan Ricketts   JAM Portland Timbers
Week 10 Graham Zusi   USA Sporting Kansas City Luis Gil   USA Real Salt Lake Donovan Ricketts   JAM Portland Timbers
Week 11 Will Bruin   USA Houston Dynamo Thierry Henry   FRA New York Red Bulls Kofi Sarkodie   USA Houston Dynamo
Week 12 Eddie Johnson   USA Seattle Sounders FC Michel   BRA FC Dallas Nick Rimando   USA Real Salt Lake
Week 13 Marco Di Vaio   ITA Montreal Impact Rodney Wallace   CRC Portland Timbers Raúl Fernández   PER FC Dallas
Week 14 Diego Fagúndez   URU New England Revolution Robbie Findley   USA Real Salt Lake Nick Rimando   USA Real Salt Lake
Week 15 Olmes García   COL Real Salt Lake Diego Valeri   ARG Portland Timbers Nick Rimando   USA Real Salt Lake
Week 16 Kenny Miller   SCO Vancouver Whitecaps FC Darlington Nagbe   LBR Portland Timbers Donovan Ricketts   JAM Portland Timbers
Week 17 Camilo   BRA Vancouver Whitecaps FC Will Johnson   CAN Portland Timbers Luis Robles   USA New York Red Bulls
Week 18 Alan Gordon   USA San Jose Earthquakes Yordany Álvarez   CUB Real Salt Lake Nick Rimando   USA Real Salt Lake
Week 19 Brad Knighton   USA Vancouver Whitecaps FC Graham Zusi   USA Sporting Kansas City Raúl Fernández   PER FC Dallas
Week 20 Camilo   BRA Vancouver Whitecaps FC Javier Morales   ARG Real Salt Lake Jeff Attinella   USA Real Salt Lake
Week 21 Chris Rolfe   USA Chicago Fire DeAndre Yedlin   USA Seattle Sounders FC Donovan Ricketts   JAM Portland Timbers
Week 22 Álvaro Saborío   CRC Real Salt Lake Álvaro Saborío   CRC Real Salt Lake Donovan Ricketts   JAM Portland Timbers
Week 23 Lloyd Sam   ENG New York Red Bulls Cam Weaver   USA Houston Dynamo Nick Rimando   USA Real Salt Lake
Week 24 Landon Donovan   USA Los Angeles Galaxy Federico Higuaín   ARG Columbus Crew Marcus Hahnemann   USA Seattle Sounders FC
Week 25 Robbie Keane   IRE Los Angeles Galaxy Giles Barnes   ENG Houston Dynamo Chris Wingert   USA Real Salt Lake
Week 26 Kelyn Rowe   USA New England Revolution Kelyn Rowe   USA New England Revolution Jaime Penedo   PAN Los Angeles Galaxy
Week 27 Robbie Keane   IRE Los Angeles Galaxy Javier Morales   ARG Real Salt Lake Michael Gspurning   AUT Seattle Sounders FC
Week 28 Marco Di Vaio   ITA Montreal Impact Kalif Alhassan   GHA Portland Timbers Kalif Alhassan   GHA Portland Timbers
Week 29 Obafemi Martins   NGA Seattle Sounders FC Obafemi Martins   NGA Seattle Sounders FC Raúl Fernández   PER FC Dallas
Week 30 Steven Lenhart   USA San Jose Earthquakes Diego Valeri   ARG Portland Timbers Nick Rimando   USA Real Salt Lake
Week 31 Dominic Oduro   GHA Columbus Crew Jared Jeffrey   USA D.C. United Jaime Penedo   PAN Los Angeles Galaxy
Week 32 Camilo   BRA Vancouver Whitecaps FC Camilo   BRA Vancouver Whitecaps FC Donovan Ricketts   JAM Portland Timbers
Week 33 Kekuta Manneh   GAM Vancouver Whitecaps FC Kalif Alhassan   GHA Portland Timbers Donovan Ricketts   JAM Portland Timbers
Week 34 Gabriel Torres   PAN Colorado Rapids Tim Cahill   AUS New York Red Bulls Nick Rimando   USA Real Salt Lake
Week 35 Camilo   BRA Vancouver Whitecaps FC Diego Valeri   ARG Portland Timbers Nick Rimando   USA Real Salt Lake

ScoringEdit

DisciplineEdit

End of Season AwardsEdit

Award Player/Club
Most Valuable Player Mike Magee
Defender of the Year José Gonçalves
Goalkeeper of the Year Donovan Ricketts
Coach of the Year Caleb Porter
Rookie of the Year Dillon Powers
Newcomer of the Year Diego Valeri
Comeback Player of the Year Kevin Alston
Golden Boot Camilo Sanvezzo
Fair Play Player Award Darlington Nagbe
Fair Play Team Award Los Angeles Galaxy
Humanitarian of the Year Matt Reis
Referee of the Year Hilario Grajeda
Assistant Referee of the Year Kermit Quisenberry
Goal of the Year Camilo Sanvezzo
Save of the Year Nick Rimando

MLS Best XIEdit

Year Goalkeeper Defenders Midfielders Forwards
2013   Donovan Ricketts, Portland   Matt Besler, Sporting KC
  José Gonçalves, New England
  Omar Gonzalez, Los Angeles
  Tim Cahill, New York
  Will Johnson, Portland
  Diego Valeri, Portland
  Graham Zusi, Sporting KC
  Marco Di Vaio, Montreal
  Robbie Keane, Los Angeles
  Mike Magee, Chicago

Average attendanceEdit

Source:[37]

Club Mean home attendance
Seattle Sounders FC 44,038
Los Angeles Galaxy 22,152
Portland Timbers 20,674
Montreal Impact 20,603
Vancouver Whitecaps FC 20,038
Houston Dynamo 19,923
Sporting Kansas City 19,709
New York Red Bulls 19,461
Real Salt Lake 19,218
Toronto FC 18,131
Philadelphia Union 17,867
Columbus Crew 16,080
Colorado Rapids 15,440
FC Dallas 15,373
Chicago Fire 15,228
New England Revolution 14,844
D.C. United 13,646
San Jose Earthquakes 12,765
Chivas USA 8,366

CoachesEdit

Eastern ConferenceEdit

Western ConferenceEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ The Impact's first two home games were played at the Olympic Stadium. The Impact played its first home game at Saputo Stadium on April 14, 2013 against the Columbus Crew.
  2. ^ Some marquee games held at Stanford Stadium. Most recent game held there was on June 29, 2013 in a derby match against Los Angeles Galaxy.
  3. ^ Magee's first six goals were scored for the Los Angeles Galaxy.

ReferencesEdit

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