Timbers' record crowd among five MLS sellouts
[ATTENDANCE WATCH] Five of the eight games for MLS's Week 2 were announced sellouts, including a record crowd in Portland. On the other hand, the announced crowd
of 6,684 for Chivas USA's home game against Vancouver was its second lowest ever.
Portland has sold out all 53 games since its MLS debut in 2011. The Timbers drew 20,814 Sunday for their
1-1 tie with Chicago at Providence Park.
Capacity at the Timbers' stadium was listed as 18,827 in 2011, 20,438 in 2012 and 20,674 in 2013 for the 2014 opener against Philadelphia.
Chivas USA, which has a win and tie in its first two games, drew only one lower crowd in 2013: 5,123 for a September game. It drew an announced crowd of 8,320 for its opener against Chicago.
MLS Week 2: Attendance
38,441 Seattle-Toronto FC
20,542 New York-Colorado
19,431 Sporting KC-FC Dallas
18,651 Philadelphia-New England
Jose-Real Salt Lake
6,684 Chivas USA-Vancouver
sellouts in bold.
19,167 Week 2 Average
20,148 Season Average
|Recent Soccer America Daily MLS player tracker with complete rosters (Feb. 10) Feb. 11, 3:13 a.m. |
The Philadelphia Union signed forward C.J. Sapong to a three-year contract. He led the Union with ... Klinsmann breaks down U.S. goalkeeping situation Feb. 11, 2:31 a.m.
As the USA heads in 2016 with the Copa Centenario and World Cup 2018 on tap, ... What They're Saying: High schooler Marte Formico Feb. 11, 2:27 a.m.
"It's awesome having Brandi. Someone who has been that caliber of a player, that has been ... What They're Saying: Fiorentina executive Sandro Mencucci Feb. 11, 1:47 a.m.
"In Italy, people love football, but everybody thinks that football is only for men -- they ... MLS Preseason: Training camp and friendly schedules Feb. 11, 1:33 a.m.
The MLS champion Portland Timbers head home after playing Real Salt Lake Thursday morning in their ... USA-Costa Rica Takeaways: USA doesn't mess around Feb. 10, 11:49 p.m.
The USA isn't going to mess around with Olympic women's qualifying. It wasn't the 14-0 rout ... U.S. Abroad: Bedoya does it again for Nantes Feb. 10, 10 p.m.
In France, they call it "la magie de la Coupe" ("cup magic"). CF2 (fifth division) club ... Video Pick: Back-heel Golazo of the Week Feb. 10, 7:45 p.m.
VfL Bochum's Tim Hoogland has his back to SC Freiburg's goal when teammate Timo Perthel unleashes ... U.S. Soccer wins procedural round in women's suit Feb. 10, 2:27 a.m.
Lawyers for U.S. Soccer and the United States Women's National Soccer Team Players Association met in ... Klinsmann: 'We had a couple surprises' Feb. 10, 1:44 a.m.
In contrast to 2015 when he criticized the fitness levels of some of his players and ... >> Soccer America Daily Archives