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Newcomer Montreal packs them in
by Mike Woitalla, March 20th, 2012 2:15AM

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[MLS ATTENDANCE] The Montreal Impact's first MLS home game drew 58,912 to the Olympic Stadium, setting an attendance record for pro soccer in the Canadian city.

* The Impact crowd for a 1-1 tie with Chicago on Saturday broke the record of 58,542 set by the Manic for a North American Soccer League playoff game in 1981.

* The Seattle Sounders, which have led the league in attendance the past three seasons, opened with 38,709 for a 3-1 win over Toronto.

* The 21,816 for San Jose's hosting of Houston was at San Francisco's AT&T Park and was the first part of a doubleheader with Mexico-Senegal U-23s.

MLS ATTENDANCE*

Club (2012 Rank)
Week 2
Home Games
2012 Home
Average

2011 Home
Average (Final)

Chicago (-)
 --
 --
 14,273
Chivas USA (13)
 7,723  11,094  14,830
Colorado (12)
 --  14,746  14,838
Columbus (-)
 --  --
 12,185
D.C. United (10)
 16,314  16,314  15,196
FC Dallas (9)
 12,203
 16,555
 12,861
Houston (-)
 --  --
 17,694
Kansas City (6)
 19,777
 19,777  17,810
Los Angeles (3)
 18,466  22,733
 23,335
Montreal (1)
 58,912
 58,912  --
New England (-)
 --
 --
 13,222
New York (-)
 --  --
 19,749
Philadelphia (7)
 19,074  19,074
 18,259
Portland (5)
 --  20,438  18,827
Real Salt Lake (8)
 16,738  16,738  17,591
San Jose (11)
 21,816
 16,171
 11,858
Seattle (2)
 38,709
 38,709  38,496
Toronto FC (-)
--

 20,267
Vancouver (4)
 --
 21,000
 20,406
Leaguewide
 23,713  21,107 17,872


 * Attendance figures, provided by MLS, reflect tickets sold and distributed.



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