MLS debutants run riot on opening weekend

We reflect on the opening weekend of the 2018 MLS season as nine debutants found the back of the net for their new club

The opening weekend of MLS has set the tone for the rest of the season. There was plenty of drama with goals, video assistant referees, red cards and shock results. However, one astonishing stat that has come from week one was from MLS debutants.

A total of 26 goals were scored across the ten games with nine of those coming from debutants – which equates to 35% of the goals scored on opening weekend.

What makes it all the more impressive is that all nine goal scorers came from different clubs, adding to the excitement.

WATCHΒ πŸ“ΉΒ β€“ Take a look at all nine debutant goals from week one

About Lewis Addley (624 Articles)
Major League Soccer and Premier League reporter. Sub-editor, writer and Social Media manager for MLSGB. All views are my own.

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