Toronto FC sets crowd mark

[MLS ATTENDANCE] Toronto FC drew a record crowd of 22,453 for its midweek game against the Los Angeles Galaxy with David Beckham, and Portland drew a pair of capacity crowds for its first two MLS home games.

• On Saturday, Toronto FC drew only 16,313 fans for its 3-0 loss to D.C. United on a chilly Saturday night.

* Both Portland capacity crowds were 18,627 at Jeld-Wen Field.

• The week's low mark was 7,695 on a wet and cold in Columbus for the Crew's game against Sporting Kansas City.

MLS ATTENDANCE:

Club (2011 Rank)
Week 5
Home Games
2011 Home
Average

2010 Home
Average (Final)

Chicago (11)
18,203 15,180
15,814
Chivas USA (12)
-- 14,845 14,576
Colorado (14)
-- 13,498 13,329
Columbus (15)
7,695 12,428
14,642
D.C. United (4)
-- 22,377 14,532
FC Dallas (13)
--
14,476 10,815
Houston (10)
15,176 15,536 17,310
Kansas City (-)
-- --
10,287
Los Angeles (2)
-- 25,999 21,437
New England (17)
--
9,333
12,987
New York (9)
14,308 17,323 18,441
Philadelphia (7)
15,149
18,809
19,254
Portland (8)

18,627/18,627

18,627  --
Real Salt Lake (5)
15,513 20,507
17,095
San Jose (16)
--
9,910 9,659
Seattle (1)
--
36,290 36,173
Toronto FC (6)
22,453/16,313 19,527
20,453
Vancouver (3)
20,809 20,801 --
Leaguewide
16,624 17,529 16,037
35,953
20,672
18,379
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