There's a lot of credit to go around for Philadelphia's fast start and that miserly 0.33 goals against average. But Mondragon's steely leadership is surely at the top of the list. At 39, he may not be as springy of leg as in years past. But the former Colombian international depends on great hands and great positioning, and it's clearly working.
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