For those who think planning is for suckers, we got your back.
Tickets are still available and hometown fans of Atlanta United won’t have to travel far to watch the team host Western Conference champion Portland Timbers to cap an electrifying season.
Because we’ve already assessed your planning skills: The match will be at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Saturday at 8 p.m.
The Five Stripes advanced to the title game, in only its second season, by besting the New York Red Bulls. Saturday should make for a good day of footie: The Timbers won the MLS Cup in 2015 by defeating Columbus, the Oregon team’s first win of the Cup.
There are tons of tickets left if you’re willing to pay, because that’s how the free market works. You could sit on the field for $5,000 a ticket, because that’s also how the free market works.
At 10:30 a.m. Friday, here were some of the cheapest tickets still available:
• StubHub has scores of tickets, including this standing-room-only ticket starting at $158.