The Effect of the Early Home Goal in the MLS ( regular season ) 2016

Posted on: June 9th, 2017 by Jonny Grossmark

MLS 2016 ( regular ) season where the home team opened the scoring in the 0-10 minutes time band,

24-11-3 home teams won 63%

74% ended over 2.5 goals and 55% ended over 3.5 goals

Both teams scored in 71% and over 1.5 goals was landed in the first half in 74%

37% produced a goal(s) + minutes

GAME PATHWAY

3/38 1-0 FT

13/38 > 2-0 13-0-0 > home teams won 100%

22/28 > 1-1 8-11-3 > home teams won 36%

Seattle Sounders
2 – 1
Real Salt Lake
Á. Fernández 3′
1 – 0
1 – 1
4′ L. Mulholland
C. Roldan 31′
2 – 1

Chicago Fire
2 – 1
New England
M. de Leeuw 9′
1 – 0
1 – 1
43′ D. Fagúndez
D. Accam 80′
2 – 1

New England
3 – 1
Sporting KC
K. Kamara 4′
1 – 0
1 – 1
49′ D. Dwyer
K. Ellis (OG) 75′
2 – 1
J. Agudelo 83′
3 – 1

Columbus Crew
3 – 0
Chicago Fire
H. Afful 8′
1 – 0
Justin Meram 50′
2 – 0
D. Duka 59′
3 – 0

New York City
4 – 1
Chicago Fire
Jefferson Mena 8′
1 – 0
David Villa 9′
2 – 0
2 – 1
35′ L. Solignac
S. Mendoza 44′
3 – 1
David Villa 83′
4 – 1

New York City
2 – 2
Dallas
T. McNamara 8′
1 – 0
1 – 1
20′ M. Urruti
1 – 2
52′ M. Barrios
K. Shelton 78′
2 – 2

Montreal Impact
1 – 4
Orlando City
D. Drogba 2′
1 – 0
1 – 1
4′ B. Shea
1 – 2
36′ Kaká
1 – 3
54′ Kaká (PG)
1 – 4
77′ C. Rivas

New York City
1 – 0
LA Galaxy
David Villa 6′
1 – 0

Houston Dynamo
1 – 1
Toronto
C. Maidana 8′
1 – 0
1 – 1
24′ J. Altidore

Chicago Fire
2 – 2
Orlando City
J. Goossens 6′
1 – 0
1 – 1
9′ C. Larin
1 – 2
32′ Kaká
R. Cociş 78′
2 – 2

DC United
2 – 0
Portland Timbers
S. Birnbaum 7′
1 – 0
L. Acosta 29′
2 – 0

Orlando City
1 – 3
Seattle Sounders
S. Hines 7′
1 – 0
1 – 1
14′ C. Dempsey
1 – 2
37′ C. Dempsey
1 – 3
48′ C. Dempsey

Toronto
3 – 0
Columbus Crew
T. Endoh 8′
1 – 0
S. Giovinco 24′
2 – 0
J. Altidore 87′
3 – 0

Seattle Sounders
5 – 0
Dallas
C. Dempsey (PG) 6′
1 – 0
A. Ivanschitz 18′
2 – 0
J. Morris 22′
3 – 0
J. Jones 61′
4 – 0
C. Roldan 73′
5 – 0

Sporting KC
3 – 1
New York City
B. Feilhaber 8′
1 – 0
1 – 1
14′ F. Lampard
J. Medranda 16′
2 – 1
I. Opara 51′
3 – 1

Vancouver Whit…
2 – 2
Colorado Rapids
K. Waston 10′
1 – 0
1 – 1
59′ K. Doyle
C. Techera (PG) 87′
2 – 1
2 – 2
90′ A. Sjöberg

Toronto
1 – 0
Chicago Fire
J. Morrow 9′
1 – 0

New England
3 – 1
Columbus Crew
L. Nguyen 3′
1 – 0
W. Trapp (OG) 34′
2 – 0
2 – 1
42′ O. Kamara
K. Kamara 71′
3 – 1

New York City
2 – 0
New York RB
J. Harrison 8′
1 – 0
David Villa 66′
2 – 0

Orlando City
3 – 2
Toronto
C. Larin 5′
1 – 0
1 – 1
47′ J. Hamilton
A. Winter 83′
2 – 1
2 – 2
90′ J. Morrow
Kaká (PG) 90′
3 – 2

New York City
3 – 2
Philadelphia Union
F. Lampard 8′
1 – 0
David Villa 21′
2 – 0
A. Pirlo 50′
3 – 0
3 – 1
55′ R. Alberg (PG)
3 – 2
88′ F. Brillant (OG)

New York RB
3 – 0
Toronto
B. Wright-Phillips 4′
1 – 0
B. Wright-Phillips 25′
2 – 0
B. Wright-Phillips 27′
3 – 0

Portland Timbers
4 – 2
Vancouver Whit…
D. Váleri (PG) 4′
1 – 0
J. McInerney 29′
2 – 0
2 – 1
49′ K. Manneh
D. Asprilla (PG) 78′
3 – 1
D. Nagbe 82′
4 – 1
4 – 2
84′ P. Morales (PG)

Chicago Fire
1 – 0
Houston Dynamo
A. Álvarez 3′
1 – 0

Dallas
2 – 0
Seattle Sounders
M. Díaz (PG) 3′
1 – 0
M. Barrios 80′
2 – 0

Montreal Impact
1 – 1
Philadelphia Union
D. Drogba 3′
1 – 0
1 – 1
24′ C. Sapong

SJ Earthquakes
3 – 1
Houston Dynamo
A. Quintero 3′
1 – 0
1 – 1
43′ R. Clark
A. Godoy 50′
2 – 1
A. Quintero 70′
3 – 1

Philadelphia Union
2 – 2
LA Galaxy
V. Nogueira 4′
1 – 0
1 – 1
15′ R. Rogers
1 – 2
47′ M. Magee
K. Rosenberry 63′
2 – 2

New England
2 – 2
Orlando City
D. Fagúndez 7′
1 – 0
1 – 1
30′ K. Molino
J. Agudelo 71′
2 – 1
2 – 2
90′ C. Rivas

Montreal Impact
2 – 2
Colorado Rapids
D. Drogba 9′
1 – 0
1 – 1
47′ S. Gashi
M. Tissot 50′
2 – 1
2 – 2
72′ B. Burlin

Orlando City
2 – 2
New England
Kaká (PG) 2′
1 – 0
1 – 1
37′ T. Bunbury
K. Molino 90′
2 – 1
2 – 2
90′ L. Nguyen (PG)

Columbus Crew
3 – 2
New York City
E. Finlay 7′
1 – 0
1 – 1
15′ David Villa
K. Kamara 49′
2 – 1
Justin Meram 80′
3 – 1
3 – 2
87′ David Villa (PG

Houston Dynamo
1 – 4
LA Galaxy
D. Horst 1′
1 – 0
1 – 1
4′ G. dos Santos
1 – 2
21′ B. Husidic
1 – 3
31′ G. dos Santos
1 – 4
49′ G. Zardes

Philadelphia Union
2 – 1
Orlando City
C. Sapong 2′
1 – 0
1 – 1
43′ A. Winter
T. Barnetta 90′
2 – 1

New York City
1 – 1
New England
T. McNamara 10′
1 – 0
1 – 1
38′ C. Tierney

Sporting KC
2 – 1
Vancouver Whit…
D. Dwyer 5′
1 – 0
D. Dwyer 41′
2 – 0
2 – 1
70′ P. Morales (PG)

Houston Dynamo
5 – 0
Dallas
D. Horst 6′
1 – 0
M. Hedges (OG) 13′
2 – 0
R. Clark 23′
3 – 0
A. Wenger 27′
4 – 0
W. Bruin 85′
5 – 0

Orlando City
1 – 1
Chicago Fire
C. Larin 4′
1 – 0
1 – 1
14′ D. Accam