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2006 Major League Soccer season


The 2006 Major League Soccer season was the 11th season in league history. It began on April 1, 2006 and ended with MLS Cup 2006 on November 12, 2006 at Pizza Hut Park in Frisco, Texas for the second consecutive year in a row.

Changes from 2005 Season

Final standings

Eastern Conference

Western Conference

Overall

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MLS Cup Playoffs

  Conference Semifinals Conference Finals MLS Cup 2006
                             


1  D.C. United 1 1  
4  New York Red Bulls 0 1  
  1  D.C. United 0  
Eastern Conference
  2  New England Revolution 1  
3  Chicago Fire 1 1 (2)
2  New England Revolution (p) 0 2 (4)  
  E  New England Revolution 1 (3)
  W  Houston Dynamo (p) 1 (4)
1  FC Dallas 2 2 (4)  
4  Colorado Rapids (p) 1 3 (5)  
  4  Colorado Rapids 1
Western Conference
  2  Houston Dynamo 3  
3  Chivas USA 2 0
2  Houston Dynamo 1 2  

Conference Semifinals

October 21, 2006
D.C. United 1–0 New York Red Bulls
Gómez Booked 73'
Namoff Booked 75'
Gómez Goal 77'
Report Mendes Booked 76'
Guevara Booked 90+2'
Giants Stadium
East Rutherford, New Jersey

Attendance: 8,630
Referee: Michael Kennedy
October 29, 2006
New York Red Bulls 1–1 D.C. United
Stammler Booked 11'
Altidore Goal 70'
Report Adu Booked 73'
Gómez Goal 86'
RFK Stadium
Washington, D.C.

Attendance: 21,455
Referee: Tim Weyland

D.C. United advance 2–1 on aggregate.


October 22, 2006
New England Revolution 0–1 Chicago Fire
Heaps Booked 34'
John Booked 37'
Joseph Booked 57'
Report Herron Booked 16'
Mapp Goal 35'
Robinson Booked 61'
Toyota Park
Bridgeview, Illinois

Attendance: 10,217
Referee: Tim Weyland
October 28, 2006
Chicago Fire 1–2 (AET) New England Revolution
Jaqua Goal 18'
Segares Booked 31'
Robinson Booked 65'
Jaqua Booked 116'
(Report) Larentowicz Booked 10'
Hernandez Booked 14'
Twellman Goal 41'
Noonan Goal 58'
  Penalties  
Thiago Penalty missed
Gutierrez Penalty scored
Herron Penalty scored
Guerrero Penalty missed
2–4 Penalty scored Cancela
Penalty scored Reis
Penalty scored Noonan
Penalty scored Twellman
Gillette Stadium
Foxborough, Massachusetts

Attendance: 9,372
Referee: Jair Marrufo

New England Revolution advance 4–2 on penalties (2–2 aggregate after extra time).


October 21, 2006
FC Dallas 2–1 Colorado Rapids
Ruíz Goal 15'
Thompson Goal 55'
Ruíz Booked 90'
Report Cooke Goal 23'
Gargan Booked 57'
Beckerman Booked 86'
Martins Red card 88'
INVESCO Field
Denver, Colorado

Attendance: 4,176
Referee: Hilario Grajeda
October 28, 2006
Colorado Rapids 3–2 (AET) FC Dallas
Mastroeni Booked 26'
Winger Booked 53'
Hernández Goal 57'
Hernández Goal 83'
Noel Booked 101'
Mathis Goal 114'
Report Gbandi Red card 29'
Ruíz Goal 48'
Goodson Goal 92'
Saragosa Booked 112'
  Penalties  
Mathis Penalty scored
Hernández Penalty scored
Kirovski Penalty scored
Beckerman Penalty scored
Karanka Penalty missed
Mastroeni Penalty scored
5–4 Penalty scored Ruíz
Penalty scored O'Brien
Penalty scored Mulrooney
Penalty missed Vanney
Penalty scored Valakari
Penalty missed Sala
Pizza Hut Park
Frisco, Texas

Attendance: 15,486
Referee: Abiodun Okulaja

Colorado Rapids advance 5–4 on penalties (4–4 aggregate after extra time).


October 22, 2006
Houston Dynamo 1–2 C.D. Chivas USA
Onstad Booked 45+1'
Ching Goal 75'
Report Mendoza Booked 38'
Razov Goal 45'
Palencia Goal 68'
Home Depot Center
Carson, California

Attendance: 15,110
Referee: Jorge Gonzalez
October 29, 2006
C.D. Chivas USA 0–2 Houston Dynamo
Vaughn Booked 55'
Palencia Yellow cardYellow cardRed card 57', 58'
Regan Booked 63'
Garcia Booked 64'
Report Clark Booked 59'
Davis Goal 64' (pen.)
Serioux Booked 67'
Ching Goal 90+3'
Robertson Stadium
Houston, Texas

Attendance: 17,440
Referee: Michael Kennedy

Houston Dynamo advance 3–2 on aggregate.


Conference finals

November 5, 2006
New England Revolution 1–0 D.C. United
Dorman Booked 2'
Twellman Goal 4'
Report
RFK Stadium
Washington, D.C.

Attendance: 19,552
Referee: Kevin Scott

New England Revolution advances 1–0 in single elimination.


November 5, 2006
Colorado Rapids 1–3 Houston Dynamo
Kirovski Goal 4'
Mathis Booked 17'
Report Dalglish Goal 10'
Clark Booked 17'
Dalglish Goal 21'
Mullan Goal 71'
Robertson Stadium
Houston, Texas

Attendance: 23,107
Referee: Brian Hall

Houston Dynamo advances 3–1 in single elimination.


MLS Cup 2006

November 12, 2006
Houston Dynamo 1–1 (AET) New England Revolution
Davis Booked 23'
Cochrane Booked 99'
Waibel Booked 103'
Ching Goal 114'
(Report) Franchino Booked 16'
Twellman Goal 113'
  Penalties  
Gray Penalty scored
Holden Penalty scored
De Rosario Penalty scored
Davis Penalty missed
Ching Penalty scored
4–3 Penalty scored Joseph
Penalty scored Reis
Penalty missed Noonan
Penalty scored Twellman
Penalty missed Heaps
Pizza Hut Park
Frisco, Texas

Attendance: 22,427
Referee: Jair Marrufo

The Houston Dynamo win MLS Cup 4–3 on penalties.

Team Awards

International Competition

CONCACAF Champions' Cup
Los Angeles Galaxy
Lost Deportivo Saprissa in quarterfinals.

New England Revolution
Lost LD Alajuelense in quarterfinals.

Individual Awards

Award Player Club
Most Valuable Player Christian Gómez D.C. United
Golden Boot Jeff Cunningham (16) points Real Salt Lake
Defender of the Year Bobby Boswell D.C. United
Goalkeeper of the Year Troy Perkins D.C. United
Rookie of the Year Jonathan Bornstein C.D. Chivas USA
Coach of the Year Bob Bradley C.D. Chivas USA
Comeback Player of the Year Richard Mulrooney FC Dallas
Goal of the Year Brian Ching Houston Dynamo
Fair Play Award Chris Klein Real Salt Lake
Humanitarian of the Year Michael Parkhurst New England Revolution

Top Goal Scorers

Position Player Club Goals
1 Jeff Cunningham Real Salt Lake 16
2 Christian Gómez D.C. United 14
Ante Razov C.D. Chivas USA 14
3 Carlos Ruíz FC Dallas 13
4 Landon Donovan Los Angeles Galaxy 12
5 Jaime Moreno D.C. United 11
Dwayne De Rosario Houston Dynamo 11
Taylor Twellman New England Revolution 11
Kenny Cooper FC Dallas 11
Brian Ching Houston Dynamo 11

Goal-Scoring Totals

Club Overall
Record
Goals
For
Goals
For Avg.
Goals
Against
Goals
Against Avg.
D.C. United 15–7–10 52 1.63 (1st) 38 1.19 (3rd)
FC Dallas 16–12–4 48 1.50 (2nd) 44 1.38 (9th)
C.D. Chivas USA 10–9–13 45 1.41 (3rd) 42 1.31 (7th)
Real Salt Lake 10–13–9 45 1.41 (4th) 49 1.53 (11th)
Houston Dynamo 11–8–13 44 1.38 (5th) 40 1.25 (4th)
Chicago Fire 13–11–8 43 1.34 (6th) 41 1.28 (5th)
Kansas City Wizards 10–14–8 43 1.34 (7th) 45 1.41 (10th)
New York Red Bulls 9–11–12 41 1.28 (8th) 41 1.28 (5th)
New England Revolution 12–8–12 39 1.22 (9th) 35 1.09 (1st)
Los Angeles Galaxy 11–15–6 37 1.16 (10th) 37 1.16 (2nd)
Colorado Rapids 11–13–8 36 1013 (11th) 49 1.53 (11th)
Columbus Crew 8–15–9 30 0.94 (12th) 42 1.31 (7th)
Overall Totals 503 2.62

Team Attendance Totals

Club Stadium Games Season Game Avg.
Chicago Fire Toyota Park 16 225,775 14,111
CD Chivas USA Home Depot Center 16 317,432 19,840
Colorado Rapids INVESCO Field 16 192,894 12,056
Columbus Crew Columbus Crew Stadium 16 212,699 13,294
New York Red Bulls Giants Stadium 16 233,112 14,570
Kansas City Wizards Arrowhead Stadium 16 177,322 11,083
D.C. United Robert F. Kennedy Stadium 16 291,442 18,215
New England Revolution Gillette Stadium 16 188,569 11,786
Los Angeles Galaxy Home Depot Center 16 333,016 20,814
Houston Dynamo Robertson Stadium 16 302,957 18,935
FC Dallas Pizza Hut Park 16 239,714 14,982
Real Salt Lake Rice-Eccles Stadium 16 261,855 16,366
MLS Totals 192 2,976,787 15,504

External links

  • MLS 2006 Season Stats
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