9: Teams in MLS with average attendance above 20,000-THU0725

ON THIS POST: MLS TEAMS AVERAGING 20,875 IN 2019 ATTENDANCE

  • Atlanta leads MLS in attendance with 51,662 average in 12 home games

  • MLS individual scoring, goalkeeping leaders; team scoring

  • Inaugural League Cup semifinals set

  • NWSL record crowd in Chicago for Red Stars; point standings; goals, saves leaders


MLS ATTENDANCE

20,875

MLS average attendance through Week 20 of 2019 season with 5,427,415 attending 260 games

9

Teams with average attendance above 20,000; 5 teams average under 15,000 per game

MLS ATTENDANCE WEEK 20
AVG TEAM Total GM 2018
51,662 Atlanta 619,949 12 53,002
39,839 Seattle 438,230 11 40,641
27,750 Cincinnati 277,499 10 NA
25,218 Portland 126,090 5 21,144
24,839 Toronto 298,073 12 26,628
22,898 Orlando 251,877 11 23,866
22,897 LA Galaxy 274,761 12 24,444
22,193 LA FC 199,740 9 22,042
20,704 NYC FC 186,334 9 23,211
19,973 Vancouver 239,670 12 21,946
19,740 Minnesota 197,403 10 23,902
19,544 San Jose 214,989 11 19,032
18,901 Sporting KC 207,908 11 19,950
17,720 Real Salt Lake 177,195 10 18,605
17,285 D.C. United 207,418 12 17,635
16,624 NY Red Bulls 182,869 11 18,601
16,448 Philadelphia 197,372 12 16,518
16,052 Montreal 160,515 10 18,569
15,557 Houston 171,129 11 16,906
14,625 Dallas 160,879 11 15,512
14,254 Colorado 171,052 12 15,333
14,026 New England 154,281 11 18,347
13,647 Columbus 177,405 13 12,447
11,231 Chicago 134,777 12 14,806

MLS points leaders


MLS INDIVIDUAL LEADERS

21

Goals by Carlos Vela of Los Angeles FC in 20 games;

also leads MLS with 12 assists

  • 16: Zlatan Ibrahimovic, LA Galaxy

  • 16: Josef Martinez, Atlanta

  • 11: Diego Rossi, LAFC

  • 11: Wayne Rooney, D.C. United

13

Assists by Maximiliano Moralez

of NYC in 17 games to lead MLS

  • 12: Carlos Vela, LAFC

  • 11: Diego Valeri, POR

  • 9: Nicolas Lodeiro, SEA

  • 9: Cristian Espinoza, SJ

17

Players have 20 or more shots

on goal; 4 players above 30

  • 44: Carlos Vela, LAFC

  • 32: Diego Rossi, LAFC

  • 31: Zlatan Ibrahimovic, LA Galaxy

  • 30: Josef Martinez, ATL

0.94

Goals against average for

Tyler Miller of LAFC with 17 goals allowed in 18 games

  • 1.10: Jesse Gonzales, DAL (22/20)

  • 1.14: Bill Hamid, D.C. United (25/22)

  • 1.14: Brad Guzan, ATL (25/22)

  • 1.20: Sean Johnson, NYC (18/15)

  • 1.29: David Bingham, LA (27/21)

88

League-leading saves by

Bill Hamid of D.C. United

in 22 games facing 115 shots

  • 86: David Bingham, LA Galaxy

  • 72: Maxime Crepeau, VAN

  • 68: Vito Mannone, MIN

  • 66: Stefan Frei, SEA

  • 66: Tim Melia, SKC



LEAGUE CUP

4

The inaugural Leagues Cup tournament July 23-24 matched 4 teams each from MLS and Liga MX

3

Liga MX teams won 3 of the 4 games between the 2 pro soccer leagues in North America

2

Semifinal matches on Aug. 20 match Cruz Azul vs. LA Galaxy and Club American vs. Tigres UANL

1

League Cup final will take place

in Las Vegas on Sept. 18


MLS attendance top 3, bottom 2


MLS TEAM LEADERS

8-0-1

Los Angeles FC is only remaining team unbeaten at home

0-8-3

Chicago remains only team

winless away from home

MLS POINT STANDINGS
EASTERN WESTERN
PTS CLUB PL CLUB PTS
39 Philadelphia   1 LA FC 46
36 Atlanta 2 LA Galaxy 37
35 D.C. United 3 Seattle 35
34 NY Red Bulls 4 Minnesota 34
32 NYC FC 5 San Jose 34
30 Montreal 6 Dallas 32
30 New England 7 Real Salt Lake 30
29 Toronto 8 Houston 30
26 Orlando 9 Portland 28
23 Chicago 10 Sporting KC 25
21 Columbus 11 Colorado 20
17 Cincinnati 12 Vancouver 20

Top, bottom teams in goals


Top 3, bottom 2 goals allowed


Top 3, bottom 2 in shots


NATIONAL WOMEN'S SOCCER LEAGUE

17,388

1st sellout in Chicago Red Stars history on 7/21 when 8 Women’s World Cup players competed

2-1

Red Stars, led by goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher, beat North Carolina Courage in game aired on ESPN2

+13, -15

League-best goal differential

for NC Courage (27g, 14a); Orlando has worst (16g, 31a)

NWSL STANDINGS
PTS TEAM W-L-T
23 Portland Thorns FC 6-2-5
22 North Carolina Courage 6-3-4
20 Chicago Red Stars 6-5-2
20 Reign FC 5-2-5
18 Washington Spirit 5-4-3
18 Utah Royals FC 5-4-3
16 Houston Dash 4-5-4
11 Orlando Pride 3-9-2
8 Sky Blue FC 2-8-2

NWSL goal scoring leaders


NWSL saves leaders


Source: mls.com, nwslsoccer.com, soccerstadiumdigest.com