More than 72,000 at Atlanta United vs. Real Salt Lake

Atlanta United had an announced attendance of 72,017 for Saturday’s game against Real Salt Lake at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on a busy sports day in Atlanta.

With the Braves, Georgia Tech, Georgia State and Kennesaw State all playing at home, the Five Stripes posted their third-highest attendance total in franchise history.

The team’s top six:

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

70,425 vs. Orlando City on Sept. 16, 2017

The franchise set an MLS record last season with an average attendance of 48,200.

It also set a single-game playoff record (67,221) against Columbus on Oct. 26, 2017.

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