Major League Soccer might be expanding but it is more complex than we can imagine. New branches usually spend the first few years learning from past branches but not in MLS. Lately, MLS is opposite – the newer franchises are helping to keep the old ones positive.
Three of the four league leaders last year in home attendance were the teams that recently expanded: Toronto FC, Seattle Sounders and Philadelphia Union. The rumor is next year Vancouver Whitecaps and Portland Timbers will lead in attendance.
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