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Montreal sells out third straight; No. 30 for Portland
by Mike Woitalla, August 28th, 2012 12:46AM
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[MLS ATTENDANCE] Three teams announced crowds of 20,000-plus as Week 25's 11 games averaged a modest -- by this season's standards -- 15,920. For MLS team attendance rankings ...

* The Montreal Impact downed D.C. United, 3-0, in front of 20,011, its third straight sellout at Stade Saputo. San Jose, Portland and Kansas City also announced sellout crowds.

* Portland's 20,438 marked its 30th straight sellout and the Timbers broke an 8-game winless streak with a 2-1 win over Vancouver.

* Columbus and D.C. United barely broke the 10,000-mark for Wednesday games.

* The league-wide average after 244 games is 18,697.

* MLS's highest season attendance averages were 17,872 in 2011 and 17,406 in its inaugural season of 1996.

MLS ATTENDANCE*

Club (2012 Rank)
Week 25
Home Games
2012 Home
Average
2011 Home
Average (Final)
Chicago (12) -- 15,724 14,273
Chivas USA (18) 11,973 13,437 14,830
Colorado (13) -- 15,119 14,838
Columbus (14) 10,049; 13,651 14,537 12,185
Dallas (16) -- 13,935 12,861
D.C. United (17) 10,291 13,735 15,196
Houston (4) 19,320 20,952 17,694
Kansas City (7) 18,491 19,314 17,810
Los Angeles (3) 21,933 22,662 23,335
Montreal (2) 20,011 23,107 --
New England (19) -- 12,916 13,222
New York (11) -- 17,664 19,749
Philadelphia (10) 18,441 18,420 18,259
Portland (5) 20,438 20,438 18,827
Real Salt Lake (9) -- 18,794 17,591
San Jose (15) 10,525 14,161 11,858
Seattle (1) -- 42,666 38,496
Toronto FC (8) -- 18,993 20,267
Vancouver (6) -- 19,409 20,406
Leaguewide 15,920 18,697 17,872


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



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