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Earthquakes Forward Chris Wondolowski Named MLS Player of the Month

June 10, 2019 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - San Jose Earthquakes News Release

SAN JOSE, Calif. - San Jose Earthquakes forward Chris Wondolowski has been named Major League Soccer's Player of the Month for May after scoring six goals, including two game-winning goals, in just 203 minutes. It marked his seventh MLS Player of the Month selection, most by any player in league history.

NAME TEAM GOALS, MAY 2019 MINUTES MIN PER GOAL

Chris Wondolowski San Jose Earthquakes 6 203 33.8

Josef Martinez Atlanta United FC 6 621 103.5

Fredy Montero Vancouver Whitecaps FC 4 563 140.8

Carlos Vela Los Angeles FC 4 450 112.5

Wondolowski scored a career-high four goals against the Chicago Fire on May 18, his first start of the month, to break Landon Donovan's all-time MLS scoring record. He then tallied a brace the following match against Toronto FC, giving him multiple goals in back-to-back matches for the first time in his career.

NAME TEAM(S) PLAYER OF THE MONTH AWARDS

Chris Wondolowski San Jose Earthquakes 7

Landon Donovan San Jose Earthquakes/LA Galaxy 6

Carlos Ruiz LA Galaxy/FC Dallas 6

Josef Martinez Atlanta United FC 4

Wondolowski, 36, earned his first MLS Player of the Month selection since Oct. 2012 after equaling his career high in goals for a single calendar month. He was also one of just two players in MLS, and the only in the Western Conference, with multiple game-winning goals that month.

GOALS BY WONDOLOWSKI MONTH MINUTES MINUTES PER GOAL

6 May-19 203 33.8

6 Oct. 2010 410 68.3

5 May-15 540 108

5 Oct. 2012 270 54

5 Oct. 2011 360 72


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