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The following tracks game-by-game attendance for MLS playoff games through the MLS Cup on Sunday. MLS had an average of 13,954 in the postseason, a 6.8% decrease from the '03 playoff average of 14,978. All figures were compiled from box scores (THE DAILY).‘04 MLS PLAYOFF ATTENDANCEAVERAGES‘04 TOTAL (AVG.)‘03 TOTAL (AVG.)% +/-153,491 (13,954)164,758 (14,978)-6.8%GAME-BY-GAME
DATE GAMEATTENDANCE October 22 Galaxy-Rapids8,028 October 23 DC United-MetroStars11,161 Crew-Revolution5,679 October 24 Wizards-Earthquakes8,659 October 30 MetroStars-DC United15,763 Earthquakes-Wizards10,022 Rapids-Galaxy20,026 October 31 Revolution-Crew15,224 November 5 Galaxy-Wizards11,931 November 6 Revolution-DC United21,201 November 14 DC United-Wizards25,797
NOTES: DC United defeated the Wizards 3-2 in MLS Cup 2004 in front of 25,797 at The Home Depot Center on Sunday. Last year, the Earthquakes defeated the Fire 4-2 before a sellout crowd of 27,000 at The Home Depot Center.