[MLS ATTENDANCE]In the final weekend of MLS play before its two-week World Cup break, eight games drew an average of 19,525 fans. League attendance leader Seattle had its biggest crowd of the season and rewarded the 36,344 fans with a 3-0 win over New England. FC Dallas also a had season-record turnout, which raised its average above the 10,000 mark.
FC Dallas defeated San Jose, 2-0, with an announced attendance of 14,331 for World Cup Celebration night, which included a pre-game happy hour ($2 beer), a World Cup bandanna for the first 5,000 fans, a halftime BMX Stunt Team show and postgame fireworks.
The cuurent league-wide attendance of 16,320 is up by more than 1,500 compared to this stage of the 2009 season.
There are four midweek games this week. After Thursday's two games, MLS is on break until June 25.
|New York||18,815||16,282||12,490 |
|Real Salt Lake||--||15,077||16,375 |
|San Jose|| --||9,384||14,114 |
|Toronto FC||21,583||20,537||20,344 |