Match Impact Rating
MLS now has 31 Designated Players, 27 of whom have played in at least one match in the 2012 season. The stats suggest the Designated Player is worth it on average for MLS teams.
In the updated Match Impact Rating standings, Thierry Henry remained No. 1 while Landon Donovan is now No. 2. David Beckham and Robbie Keane are also in the Top 15.
The LA Galaxy had a great team victory last night. As is our custom at LAG Confidential, this morning we are going to look at who were the key contributors on offense, using a metric called match impact rating. It's no surprise that Landon Donovan st
Chris Wondolowski moved up to No. 2 in the latest MLS Match Impact Rating standings. Thierry Henry remains in first but his lead continues to shrink. Wondolowski and all three Galaxy Designated Players turned in Top 5 MIR performances during week.
Debates about the defensive performance aside, the Galaxy played really well on Saturday. They were pushing numbers forward, and had a relentless attack going which resulted in four goals in the span of fifteen minutes.