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UEFA vs. CONCACAF: Champions League attendance breakdown

08 March 8:13 pm

UEFA vs. CONCACAF: Champions League attendance breakdown

By Nate Sulat

Needless to say, Wednesday's CONCACAF Champions League games were exciting.

Perhaps even more so because of the nearly unprecedented attendance. Between the two CCL matches, 71,001 fans showed up. That's an average of 35,500.

By comparison, UEFA's four Champions League games this week averaged 49,776.25. That includes 75,632 fans who packed the Nou Camp in an attendance figure nearly as ridiculous at Barcelona's 7-1 destruction of Bayer Leverkusen.

Take what you will from it, but it's fair to say that the bar for CCL matches hosted by MLS teams has been raised.