Atlanta United surpassed one million in tickets sold and distributed this season and set a new MLS playoff record with Sunday’s announced attendance of 70,526 for the second leg of the MLS playoff series against NYCFC at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
The one million total includes all home games (MLS and U.S. Open Cup) hosted by Atlanta United at the stadium. The team had sold and distributed 942,046 tickets before Sunday’s game. Its total for the season after Sunday’s game is 1,012,571.
Atlanta United set the previous MLS playoff record last season with an announced attendance of 66,221 against Columbus on Oct. 26, 2017.
Atlanta United led the league in average attendance (53,002) this season and has the seven most-attended games in league history.
Atlanta United’s and MLS’ top marks
72,243 vs. Seattle on July 15, 2018
72,035 vs. D.C. United on March 11, 2018
72,017 vs. Real Salt Lake on Sept. 22, 2018
71,932 vs. Orlando City on June 30, 2018
71,874 vs. Toronto on Oct. 22, 2017
71,812 vs. Chicago on Oct. 21, 2018
70,425 vs. Orlando City on Sept. 16, 2017