GALLERY: This Week in the Stands, MLS Week 12 | THE SIDELINE

Continuing with a new feature that began last week here on, this week's four best visual showings of fan support, as seen through the lenses of photographers at stadiums across the league. This week's highlights are a certain Cascadia Cup tifo north of the border, and one side of a coast to coast rivalry.

NOTE: does not have access to photos of every supporters section in every game that we can use on the site. Each and every supporters group will be included in this series, when possible.

Whitecaps supporters group Vancouver Southsiders unveiled this daunting tifo display just before kickoff of the Whitecaps' and Portland Timbers' 2-2 draw on Saturday.[Courtesy of Vancouver Whitecaps Facebook / photo by Bob Frid]

All three of the Cascadia Cup teams travel in large numbers for road games in the Pacific Northwest and Timbers fans showed up in full voice. [USA Today]

It was Broadway vs. Hollywood on Sunday as the Red Bulls faced the Galaxy, and there's no doubt who the Empire Supporters Club was backing. Red Bulls got a 1-0 victory, very late. [USA Today]

D.C. fans have stuck with the team through a difficult beginning to the 2013 season, and Sunday was no different as United earned a home point against Sporting Kansas City. [USA Today]


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