MLS Receives World Cup Bump as Week 17 Sees Highest Average Attendance of Season at 24,235

MLS week 17 average attendance is 24,235 compared to 16,103 last week. The regular season average has increased 1.02% to 20,703 from 20,494 last week. Stadiums were 92.56% filled throughout the week, staying at 86.20% of capacity for the season.

Four matches were sold out this week— Sporting Kansas City versus Houston Dynamo at Children’s Mercy Park, Seattle Sounders FC versus Chicago Fire at CenturyLink Field, Los Angeles FC versus Columbus Crew SC at Banc of California Stadium, and Atlanta United versus Portland Timbers FC at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

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.

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