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Final facts and stats for the Wizards this season

With everything done and dusted for the Kansas City Wizards, here are some interesting facts, stats and figures on the season. • The Wizards finish 2010 at 11-13-6 and in 3rd place in the Eastern Conference. Kansas City’s 39 points are ninth most of the 16 teams in MLS this season.

• Third place is Kansas City’s best ever finish in the Eastern Conference since moving from the Western Conference in 2005.

• Kansas City will miss the postseason for the sixth time in club history: 1998, 1999, 2005, 2006, 2009 and 2010. (Hat tip to Mike at Downthebyline.com for the corrections.)

• The Wizards 11 wins in 2010 matches the most in a regular season since 2004.

• The Wizards six draws in 2010 is the fewest since Kansas City finished with three ties in 2001.

• Kansas City finishes 7-5-3 at home in 2010 and stands at 122-70-37 all-time.

• Saturday marked the fourth time this season Kansas City has scored four goals in a game at home. It's also the fourth in CAB history.

• Kansas City finishes unbeaten at 10-0-2 when scoring first in 2010, and stand at 143-27-37 all-time.

• Kansas City finishes unbeaten at 7-0-1 when leading at halftime in 2010, and stand at 90-17-20 all-time.

• Kansas City led the league in shots this season with 393 on the year.

• Kansas City is the top shooting team in MLS history with 6,161 shots in 15 seasons.

• Kansas City led the league in shots on goal this season with 169 on the year.

• Kansas City leads the league in fewest shots allowed this season with 280 shots against.

• The Wizards suffered more fouls (374) than they committed (341) for the 11th time in the past 12 seasons, dating back to 1999.

• The Wizards set a new club low for saves in a season with 83 saves in 2010, well under the previous all-time low for fewest saves in a single season (103).

• Kansas City allowed only 35 goals in 30 games in 2010, the fewest in a season since the Wizards finished MLS Cup runners-up in 2004.

• Kansas City played their final game at CommunityAmerica Ballpark on Saturday and closed the three-year tenure with a 19-13-13 record in 45 games.

• Kansas City striker Kei Kamara has 10 goals all time in CommunityAmerica Ballpark, the leading scorer in the history of the stadium. Wizards striker, Birahim Diop, has 5 at the CAB this season.

• The Wizards scored 25 goals at home this season, the most ever in a regular season at CommunityAmerica Ballpark and the most at home since 2006.

• Diop’s hat trick was the sixth in Wizards history and first since Eddie Johnson tallied back-to-back hat tricks on May 26th and June 2nd in the 2007 season.

• Diop now has five career goals on six shots on goal.

• Diop leads MLS this season in goals per 90 minutes, averaging 0.91 goals on five goals in 497 minutes (MLS requires minimum of five goals for this category).

• Diop’s hat trick moved him into a tie for third on the Wizards goal scoring chart this season, matching Teal Bunbury’s five goals.

• Bunbury leads MLS in shots on goal percentage, putting 23 of his 41 shots on target in 2010 for 56.1 percent (MLS requires a minimum of 20 shots on goal for this category). Bunbury is the first rookie to ever lead the league in shooting percentage and joins a list of year-by-year leaders that includes MLS greats Jaime Moreno, Jeff Cunningham and Landon Donovan.

• Michael Harrington and goalkeeper Jimmy Nielsen had started every game for Kansas City prior to Saturday.

• Goalkeeper Jon Kempin, the Wizards first Home Grown Player, was on the bench for the first time since signing in August and becomes the youngest player in Wizards history to make the matchday 18-man roster.

• Wizards 2011 Designated Player Omar Bravo, on-loan to Chivas Guadalajara for the 2010 Apertura, came on as a sub in the 64th minute in a 0-0 draw against Club America in the Super Clasico. The club’s second all-time leading goal scorer has missed their last six matches due to suspension and injury.

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