Low scores abound this round, and we celebrate two teams that fell to the top of the heap. Eagles Screaming and Bonobos United both led us all with 59 points. Eagles Screaming were led by captain Omar Gonzalez (LA, $9.8), who earned 18 points on the strength of a goal scored. Backing him up were two unrelated (so far as we know) Moraleses, Pedro (VAN, $9.0) and Javier (RSL, $11.3), who each scored 9 points -- Javier had 2 assists, and Pedro had 1. Bonobos United were led by captain Gyasi Zardes (LA, $7.3), who scored a goal and 14 points. Supporting him were aforementioned Javier Morales and also Diego Valeri (POR, $10.2), who scored a goal and 9 points. Naturally, In It Toux Wynne It still leads overall.
Seattle's Stefan Frei ($5.0) led the goalkeepers with 13 points on the strength of a clean sheet and a saved penalty. Luis Robles (NY, $6.0) also saved a penalty to help score 11 points, while Sean Johnson (CHI, $5.1) used a clean sheet to score 9 points. Bill Hamid ($5.1) scored 3 points for DCU.
Chris Schuler (RSL, $9.3) scored twice and earned a clean sheet for 18 points, leading all defenders and all players. Matt Hedges (DAL, $8.5) was second with a goal and 11 points, while Omar Gonzalez's 9 points were third. For United, Steve Birnbaum ($4.8), Bobby Boswell ($8.8), and Chris Korb ($5.9) each scored two points, and Sean Franklin ($7.2) scored 1.
Philadelphia's Sebastien Le Toux ($8.1) led all midfielders with 12 points on the strength of two goals. Five players tied with 9 points -- Rodney Wallace (POR, $8.2), Marco Pappa (SEA, $7.8), Diego Valeri, and Pedro and Javier Morales. Wallace and Pappa both scored goals. Davy Arnaud ($6.3) led D.C. with 3 points, while Chris Rolfe ($7.1) and Nick DeLeon ($6.8) scored 2, and Jared Jeffrey ($6.8), Lewis Neal ($5.3), and Luis Silva ($7.2) scored 1.
Luke Moore (TOR, $7.2) scored a goal and added two assists for 15 points and the lead among forwards. Chris Wondolowski (SJ, $9.4) scored a goal and added an assist of his own for 10 points, and both Gabriel Torres (COL, $7.9) and Federico Higuain ($10.2) scored 8 points, both of them with a goal. Each of the three DCU forwards that played scored 1 point -- Fabian Espindola ($8.3), Eddie "Please Your Town" Johnson ($9.3), and
Erik David Estrada ($5.1).
NY/NJ Metrostars are on bye, and everyone else plays once. In goal, the best matchup may be Sean Johnson (CHI, $5.1) @ MTL. In the back, go with Moises Hernandez (DAL, $5.1) on the cheap @ SJ. In midfield, Gyasi Zardes (LA, $7.3) is the hot hand @ CLB. Among forwards, pick Joao Plata (RSL, $7.8).