MLS Average Attendances Drops Slightly for Third Straight Week

MLS week 27 average attendance is 20,541 compared to 20,710 last week. The regular season average has decreased 0.19% to 21,415 from 21,457 last week. Stadiums were 88.33% filled throughout the week, staying at 88.84% of capacity for the season.

 

Five matches were sold out this week— Portland Timbers versus Toronto FC at Providence Park, Seattle Sounders FC versus Sporting Kansas City at CenturyLink Field, Real Salt Lake versus LA Galaxy, Vancouver Whitecaps FC versus San Jose Earthquakes at BC Place, and D.C. United versus Atlanta United FC at Audi Field.

 

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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