The Impact of the Early Away Goal and 1-1 Half Time Game State in the MLS

Posted on: June 30th, 2017 by Jonny Grossmark

Last 20 games in the MLS where the away team opened the scoring in the 0-20 minutes time band and 1-1 HT

> a whopping 39 2nd half goals

90% ended over 2.5 goals and 55% ended over 3.5 goals

45% produced a goal(s) 80 + minutes

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http://www.sotdoc.co.uk/the-effect-of-the-early-away-goal-and-1-1-half-time-in-the-mls/ < if you look at a bigger sample in this profile you will discovered that 1-1 FT in this profile in MLS is a rare event added to lowered expectation of an away win. New York City 3 - 1 Minnesota United 0 - 1 9' C. Ramírez A. Callens 38' 1 - 1 J. Harrison 52' 2 - 1 David Villa 63' 3 - 1 Colorado Rapids 1 - 3 LA Galaxy 0 - 1 5' J. McBean D. Serna 37' 1 - 1 1 - 2 63' J. McBean 1 - 3 71' R. Alessandrini (PG) DC United 2 - 1 Atlanta United 0 - 1 17' J. Gressel L. Acosta 23' 1 - 1 P. Nyarko 60' 2 - 1 Real Salt Lake 2 - 1 New York City 0 - 1 4' S. Okoli A. Rusnák 38' 1 - 1 A. Maund 51' 2 - 1 Columbus Crew 2 - 3 New York City 0 - 1 8' J. Harrison F. Higuaín 29' 1 - 1 O. Kamara 49' 2 - 1 2 - 2 64' Y. Herrera 2 - 3 76' J. Harrison Minnesota United 4 - 2 Real Salt Lake 0 - 1 4' L. Mulholland K. Molino 16' 1 - 1 C. Ramírez 52' 2 - 1 C. Ramírez 62' 3 - 1 J. Venegas 68' 4 - 1 4 - 2 87' Y. Movsisyan New York City 2 - 1 SJ Earthquakes 0 - 1 6' M. Ureña J. Harrison 10' 1 - 1 T. McNamara 67' 2 - 1 Toronto 3 - 2 Chicago Fire 0 - 1 18' M. de Leeuw S. Giovinco (PG) 45' 1 - 1 J. Morrow 54' 2 - 1 J. Osorio 62' 3 - 1 3 - 2 83' J. Goossens Houston Dynamo 2 - 3 Colorado Rapids 0 - 1 12' D. Badji M. Manotas 45' 1 - 1 1 - 2 54' D. Badji 1 - 3 79' S. Gashi M. Manotas 81' 2 - 3 New York RB 3 - 2 Philadelphia Union 0 - 1 15' F. Herbers S. Klještan 44' 1 - 1 B. Wright-Phillips 47' 2 - 1 2 - 2 55' C. Pontius D. McCarty 66' 3 - 2 SJ Earthquakes 1 - 2 Sporting KC 0 - 1 7' D. Dwyer S. Dawkins 42' 1 - 1 1 - 2 81' K. Ellis Real Salt Lake 2 - 1 Colorado Rapids 0 - 1 5' S. Gashi Y. Movsisyan 39' 1 - 1 Y. Movsisyan 48' 2 - 1 Philadelphia Union 3 - 2 Columbus Crew 0 - 1 14' O. Kamara C. Pontius 21' 1 - 1 V. Nogueira 57' 2 - 1 F. Herbers 84' 3 - 1 3 - 2 90' C. Martinez Chicago Fire 1 - 1 Portland Timbers 0 - 1 18' D. Váleri D. Accam 20' 1 - 1 Montreal Impact 3 - 2 LA Galaxy 0 - 1 8' G. dos Santos I. Piatti 26' 1 - 1 L. Ontivero 56' 2 - 1 2 - 2 58' M. Magee D. Drogba 90' 3 - 2 New England 2 - 1 Seattle Sounders 0 - 1 7' A. Kovar L. Nguyen (PG) 24' 1 - 1 F. Hollinger-Janzen 80' 2 - 1 Orlando City 2 - 1 Montreal Impact 0 - 1 4' I. Piatti C. Larin 43' 1 - 1 C. Larin 87' 2 - 1 Toronto 1 - 1 New York City 0 - 1 16' K. Poku W. Johnson 42' 1 - 1 Dallas 2 - 2 SJ Earthquakes 0 - 1 4' A. Quintero T. Akindele (PG) 36' 1 - 1 1 - 2 55' C. Wondolowski V. Bernárdez (OG) 62' 2 - 2 Houston Dynamo 3 - 3 New England 0 - 1 3' D. Fagúndez C. Maidana 45' 1 - 1 A. Wenger 50' 2 - 1 2 - 2 52' C. Davies G. Barnes 77' 3 - 2 3 - 3 90' D. Kobayashi