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Montreal delights its fans
by Mike Woitalla, April 10th, 2012 2:05AM

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[MLS ATTENDANCE] Week 5's biggest crowd enjoyed MLS newcomer Montreal's first win over the season while Real Salt Lake drew big in the midweek. For MLS team attendance rankings ...

* Montreal won its first MLS game -- a 2-1 home victory over Toronto -- in front of 23,210 fans.

* Sporting Kansas City, for its 1-0 win over defending champion Los Angeles, drew its biggest crowd of the season: 20,323.

* Midweek games aren't known to draw big crowds, but Real Salt Lake sold out (20,191) for its 1-0 win over Montreal on Wednesday. RSL drew more than 16,000 four days later for a 2-0 win over Colorado.

* The league-wide attendance after Week 5 is 19,588. It was 16,624 at this point last season.

MLS ATTENDANCE*

Club (2012 Rank)
Week 5
Home Games
2012 Home
Average

2011 Home
Average (Final)

Chicago (10)
 --
 18,075  14,273
Chivas USA (18)
 --  11,853  14,830
Colorado (17)
 --
 13,949  14,838
Columbus (14)
 11,516  14,857  12,185
D.C. United (12)
 15,651  15,045  15,196
FC Dallas (15)
 11,043
 14,717
 12,861
Houston (-)
 --  --
 17,694
Kansas City (8)
 20,323
 18,420  17,810
Los Angeles (3)
 --  22,263
 23,335
Montreal (1)
 23,120
 41,016  --
New England (17)
 --
 12,925  13,222
New York (11)
 --  17,220  19,749
Philadelphia (9)
 --  18,132
 18,259
Portland (4)
 20,438  20,438  18,827
Real Salt Lake (7)
 20,191
 16,870
 18,554  17,591
San Jose (16)
 10,525
 14,289
 11,858
Seattle (2)
 --
 38,612  38,496
Toronto FC (6)
 --
 19,507  20,267
Vancouver (5)
 --
 20,197
 20,406
Leaguewide
 16,631  19,588 17,872


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



1 comment
  1. Kraig Richard
    commented on: April 11, 2012 at 9:47 a.m.
    In the words of a recent US president.... " GO BABY GO !!"

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