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MLS teams are averaging 18,076 fans per game through Aug. 1, down 3% compared to the same period last year. The league is still seeing a drop for the season, but attendance has recovered somewhat from early May, when the average was down around 8%. Chivas USA continues to see a sharp drop at StubHub Center, with average attendance down 34%. The club is well under 10,000 fans per game, with capacity only at 46%. Also seeing double-digit percentage drops at home are the Fire and Impact. FC Dallas and the Revolution are seeing the biggest gains to date, up 11% and 10%, respectively. Listed below is team-by-team attendance through Aug. 1, with comparisons to the same period last season (THE DAILY).MLS ATTENDANCE THROUGH AUG. 1
TEAMGMSTOTALAVG.% CAP.PREV.% +/-GMS ('12) Sounders9365,84840,650105.6%39,5372.8%10 Galaxy10217,64421,76480.6%22,729-4.2%11 Impact (a)11230,53120,95776.7%24,052-12.9%12 Timbers9186,06620,674101.2%20,4381.2%11 Whitecaps11219,43219,94895.0%19,3842.9%11 Dynamo (b)10199,06419,90690.3%21,045-5.4%10 Sporting KC11216,80119,709106.7%19,2862.2%11 Toronto FC11213,91019,44689.0%19,0891.9%11 Real Salt Lake11207,20818,83793.2%18,6800.8%13 Red Bulls11201,45518,31473.3%17,7203.4%10 Union11192,23117,47694.5%18,418-5.1%10 FC Dallas11174,13615,83177.2%14,22111.3%13 Rapids12180,31115,02686.2%15,060-0.2%11 Crew10147,55814,75673.2%14,858-0.7%9 Earthquakes (c)11154,35014,03299.4%14,802-5.2%11 Fire11151,52413,77568.9%15,543-11.4%10 Revolution10137,44513,74568.7%12,45510.4%10 DC United11150,57213,68869.7%14,132-3.1%10 Chivas USA1087,1508,71546.4%13,191-33.9%11 MLS TOTALS2013,633,23618,07684.3%18,645-3.1%205
NOTES: All MLS attendance data is based on totals posted immediately following games. Figures do not reflect any subsequent adjustments made by teams or the league. (a) = Played its first two games at Olympic Stadium this season and five games last season. (b) = Played first game at new BBVA Compass Stadium in May '12. (c) = Includes designated Earthquakes home games played at AT&T Park last season and Stanford Stadium in both seasons.