MLS Attendance Falls Dramatically Averaging 17,966 in Week 3

MLS week 3 average attendance is 17,966 compared to 23,992 last week. The regular season average has decreased 7.93% to 21,962 from 23,854 last week. Stadiums were 84.48% filled throughout the week, finishing at 90.68% of capacity for the season.

Atlanta United FC set the record for largest single-match attendance for an MLS game with 72,035 fans at their home opener this weekend.

Four matches were sold out this week— D.C. United versus Houston Dynamo at the Maryland Soccer Complex, Minnesota United FC versus Chicago Fire at TCF Bank Stadium, Montreal Impact versus Toronto FC at Olympique Stadium, and Sporting Kansas City versus San Jose Earthquakes at Children’s Mercy Park.

Below is a visualization of the season average versus the individual weekly averages.

Below is a visualization of the season average throughout the history of Major League Soccer from 1996 to the current season.

Finally, below is a table with each team’s average home attendance capacity this season.

MLS Attendance Team Averages- 2018

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