1997 New York/New Jersey Metrostars Statistics

Major League Soccer (MLS)
Team Record: 11-17 (SO: 2-2) - 35 points
Finishing 5th in MLS's Eastern Conference
Coach: Carlos Alberto (11-17, SO: 2-2)
Location: East Rutherford, New Jersey
Attendance: 270,388, Avg. 16,899 in 16 home dates
1997 New York/New Jersey Metrostars Roster

The New York/New Jersey Metrostars of Major League Soccer ended the 1997 season with a record of 11 wins and 17 losses, with a 2-2 showing in shootouts for 35 points finishing fifth in MLS's Eastern Conference.

New York/New Jersey chalked up 45 goals and yielded 55. Giovanni Savarese scored 14 goals for the Metrostars, while Antony De Avila netted five or more also. Miles Joseph contributed 10 assists. Tony Meola topped the squad with 12 wins and a team-best 1.07 goals against average, best among goalkeepers with enough qualifying appearances.

Carlos Alberto coached the team.

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Scoring:

Player Pos GP GS G A FC FS Y R OFF Shts S% SOG SG%
Giovanni SavareseF2923144535340294928.62751.9
Antony De AvilaF232199362960286613.63525.7
Roberto DonadoniM3231392694102506.01520.0
Miles JosephM29152102929009296.91513.3
Mike SorberM22224029281022119.0757.1
Tab RamosM1313245205071216.7450.0
Brian KellyM2114141726009234.3911.1
A.J. WoodF135215152041811.1922.2
Mark SemioliD1717212923600922.2366.7
Shaun BartlettF1310201313004248.31216.7
BrancoD1111121813330812.5616.7
Manny LagosM1515021431102110.060.0
Brian BlissD161402191510260.00
Gerson EcheverryF11012100110.00
GuidoM9901171020270.010.0
Cristian da SilvaD1460113810070.010.0
Braeden CloutierM1710011126101110.050.0
Andrew LewisM1915019910000
Rhett HartyD2626013613400100.060.0
Marco RiziD10001000010.00
Rob JohnsonF20002100000
Zach ThorntonGK32000000000
Matt KnowlesD42002310010.010.0
Carlos ParraM43004410030.020.0
Joao LuizD770014800010.010.0
Ezra HendricksonD84005510050.020.0
John DeBritoD880011300140.030.0
Jeff ZaunD106007630130.010.0
Kerry ZavagninM211200121120180.030.0
Tony MeolaGK3030001630000
Totals438352425444050350310538810.817424.1


Goalkeepers:

Player GP GS Min W L T SHO GA GAA PKG PKA Shts SVS SV%
Tony Meola30302683:00121805481.6146204149.730
Zach Thornton32197:00110052.28221812.667
Totals33322880:00131905531.6668222161.725


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