Historic weekend in Major League Soccer
On Saturday, 13 games were played in Major League Soccer and 26 teams produced a total of 57 goals, the most in a single day in league history.
Major League Soccer set a new record in Week 24 of the 2022 regular season by recording the most goals in a single day. On Saturday, 13 games were played in Major League Soccer and 26 teams produced a total of 57 goals, the most in a single day in league history.
The previous record in MLS’ 27-year history was set on 8 November 2020 when 46 goals were scored in 13 games, 11 less than the new record set last Saturday this campaign. Week 24 in Major League Soccer featured a total of 20 matches from Tuesday to Saturday and 79 goals were scored in one week.
Breakdown of Week 24
Tuesday -10 goals
Wednesday - 9 goals
Friday - 3 goals
Saturday - 57 goals
Week 24 of the 2022 Major League Soccer season averaged four goals per game and it all started with the Colorado Rapids defeating the NY Red Bulls 5-4 on Tuesday night. Lorenzo Insigne also scored his first goal in MLS in Toronto’s 4-3 road win over Nashville SC over the weekend. Only one top-four team from both Conference’s won their game during Week 24 and it was the Supporters’ Shield leaders LAFC with a 4-1 win against Real Salt Lake.