March 5, 2017, Atlanta: Fans unfurl the Atlanta United FC tifo to open the action against the N.Y. Red Bulls during their first game in franchise history on Sunday, March 5, 2017, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton/ccompton@ajc.com

Atlanta United sells out D.C. United game

Atlanta United announced on social media that Sunday’s game against D.C. United is sold out, the third in as many home games at Bobby Dodd Stadium.

The team sold and distributed more than 55,000 tickets for the inaugural game against New York Red Bulls and 45,000 for the game against Chicago on March 18.

It has the highest total attendance (home and away) in MLS with more than 239,000 tickets sold and distributed.

Attendance for its road games is third highest in MLS (27,625), behind only New York Red Bulls (36,085 and obviously helped by its game at Atlanta United) and Chicago (29,347, also helped by its game at Atlanta United).

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