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Both of Atlanta’s records were previously set in its inaugural 2017 season when it split the season between Bobby Dodd Stadium at Georgia
Tech and the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
Sunday’s crowd was the sixth-largest for a stand-alone match MLS in history. The record was set on July 15 -- the day of the World Cup final -- when the Five Stripes drew 72,243 fans for their match against Seattle.
-- Minnesota United set a new attendance record for a Minnesota pro soccer team as it drew 52,242 fans for its 3-1 loss to the LA Galaxy, its final game at TCF Bank Stadium. The Loons will play at the new Allianz Field in 2019.
-- Two USL teams set club attendance records for their playoff games this weekend: Phoenix, which drew 7,511 fans for its 3-0 win over Timbers 2, and Pittsburgh, which attracted 5,189 fans for its shootout loss to Bethlehem Steel.