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Mike Magee up for MLS Goal of the Week after MLS sets scoring record

(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

The Galaxy’s Mike Magee scored two of MLS’ record-setting 36 goals on Sunday. The 36 goals across all 10 games was a record for an MLS opening weekend. It makes for a lot of fun, but for fans of good defense, it’s not necessarily the best product.

From SBNation: “Salary cap and closed system or not, MLS is always going to have trouble becoming the best soccer league in the world. The next-best alternative is having a genuinely silly product with a ton of goals. It might not have happened intentionally, but it appears that MLS has stumbled into exactly that kind of product.”

Magee’s first goal, a chip shot in the 65th minute that gave the Galaxy a 2-1 lead, is in the running for Mls Goal of the Week. It’s in the quarterfinals against the Crew’s bicycle kick against Portland by Federico Higuain.

Up & Over. @Magee18 puts @LAGalaxy ahead. #SoccerSunday https://t.co/avRJgsyLXA

— Major League Soccer (@MLS) March 7, 2016

Magee is also one of three Galaxy players to earn GoalUSA MLS Team of the Week honors, joining Ashley Cole and Daniel Steres.

The @LAGalaxy feature prominently on @GoalUSA‘s first #MLS Team of the Week of 2016 https://t.co/flk0ibPrIe pic.twitter.com/qBcvRC8PyN

— Thomas Floyd (@thomasfloyd10) March 7, 2016

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