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MLS attendance average breaks 16,000 mark
September 25th, 2007 7AM

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[MLS STATISTICS] Last weekend, announced attendances at games hosted by Toronto, Chicago and Los Angeles exceeded 20,000 and the league-wide average inched past the 16,000 mark with four weeks left in the season. The last regular season in which MLS attendance averaged more than 16,000 was the inaugural 1996 season (17,406).

MLS STATISTICS (through Sept. 24)
ATTENDANCE
Team: average home attendance

Los Angeles: 23,829
D.C. United: 20,065
Toronto FC: 20,100
Real Salt Lake: 16,361
New York: 16,308
New England: 16,181
Chicago: 15,844
Colorado: 15,048
FC Dallas: 14,989
Houston: 14,832
Chivas USA: 13,204
Columbus: 12,969
Kansas City: 9,736
Leaguewide: 167 games, 2,689,631 fans for 16,106.

LEADING SCORERS
Player (team) GP G

Emilio (D.C. United) 25 19
Angel (New York) 20 16
Johnson (Kansas City) 20 15
Twellman (New England) 23 14
Galindo (Chivas USA) 24 12
Razov (Chivas USA) 24 11
Altidore (New York) 18 8

GOALSCORING AVERAGE
Team: goals scored per game

D.C. United: 1.88
New England: 1.73
Chivas USA: 1.64
Kansas City: 1.58
New York: 1.58
Houston: 1.46
FC Dallas: 1.31
Los Angeles: 1.25
Columbus: 1.19
Chicago: 1.04
Colorado: 1.00
Real Salt Lake: 1.00
Toronto FC: 0.76
Leaguewide goals per game average: 2.68 goals per game.

STANDINGS
Eastern Conference
Team W-L-T PTS

D.C. United 15-6-5 50
New England 13-6-7 46
New York 11-10-5 38
Kansas City 10-10-6 36
Chicago 8-10-8 32
Columbus 7-9-10 31
Toronto FC 5-14-6 21

Western Conference
Team W-L-T PTS

Chivas USA 14-6-5 47
Houston 13-7-6 45
FC Dallas 12-10-4 40
Colorado 7-11-8 29
Real Salt Lake 5-13-8 23
Los Angeles 5-13-6 21

SCHEDULE (home team first, times ET)
Thursday, Sept. 27

Kansas City-Los Angeles, 8 pm.
Saturday, Sept. 29
D.C. United-Toronto FC, 7:30 pm.
New York-Real Salt Lake, 7:30 pm.
New England-Colorado, 7:30 pm.
Chivas USA-Chicago, 10:30 pm.
Sunday, Sept. 30
FC Dallas-Houston, 3 pm.
Columbus-Los Angeles, 5 pm.


WEEK 25 RESULTS
Wednesday, Sept. 19
Real Salt Lake 2 Los Angeles 2
Thursday, Sept. 20
FC Dallas 1 Chicago 1
Saturday, Sept. 22
Toronto FC 1 Columbus 2
New York 2 New England 2
Real Salt Lake 1 Colorado 0
Chivas USA 2 Kansas City 1
Sunday, Sept. 23
Chicago 1 D.C. United 1
Los Angeles 2 FC Dallas 1


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