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 Business Reporter: Union teams up with Dogfish Head Nov. 26, 11:53 p.m. |
The Philadelphia Union will open a new destination beer garden with Dogfish Head Brewery at PPL ... Columbus switches USL PRO affiliations Nov. 26, 11:39 p.m.
The Columbus Crew will team up with the Austin Aztex to send players from its first ... Lee Nguyen: Sitting back is not in Revs' DNA Nov. 26, 10:33 p.m.
The New England Revolution tied an MLS record when it scored nine goals in its first ... What They're Saying: Jerome Valcke Nov. 26, 10:02 p.m.
"It is easy to destroy a reputation, it takes one second, it takes years to build ... Champions League scenarios: 11 teams for five spots Nov. 26, 9:05 p.m.
Eleven teams have qualified for the knockout stage of the Champions League, and 11 more teams, ... Video Pick: Bend it like Uesato Nov. 26, 6:58 p.m.
Our favorite free kick goal of the week comes from J-League 2, where Consadole Sapporo's Kazumasa ... Breaking down the NCAA Division I women's quarterfinals Nov. 26, 6:34 p.m.
The NCAA Division I Women's Tournament moves into the quarterfinals with three games on Friday and ... A back-heel sombrero from Greek boy Nov. 26, 12:16 a.m.
[VIDEO PICK: Skills] Greek youth soccer, in a game between AO Ioannina and Agia Eleousa, delivers ... What They're Saying: Jose Mourinho Nov. 25, 11:56 p.m.
"Obviously they must be very sad with the result but when we lose against a team ... Report: W-League champion Pali Blues are folding Nov. 25, 10:47 p.m.
The LA Blues won W-League titles as the Pali Blues in 2009, 2009 and 2013 and ... >> Soccer America Daily Archives