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MLS Season 2017


The 2017 Major League Soccer season is the 22nd period of Major League Soccer, top division of soccer in the United States and Canada. The general season started on March 3, 2017 and finished up on October 22, 2017. The MLS Cup Playoffs started on October 25, 2017 and will finish up with MLS Cup 2017 on December 9, 2017.

Two new clubs have joined the group as development establishments: Atlanta United FC and Minnesota United. The two establishments are the 21st and 22nd groups in the league.

Seattle Sounders FC are the safeguarding MLS Cup champions, while FC Dallas were the guarding Supporters’ Shield champions.

2017 MLS Cup Facts

Season 2017
Supporters’ Shield Toronto FC (1st shield)
Champions League
(United States)
Sporting Kansas City
Champions League
Toronto FC
Matches played 374
Goals scored 1,110 (2.97 per match)
Top goalscorer Nemanja Nikolić
(24 goals)
Best goalkeeper Stefan Frei
(13 shutouts)
Biggest home win 7 goals:
ATL 7–0 NE
(Sep 13)
Biggest away win 5 goals:
(Mar 12)
Highest scoring 8 goals:
(Jun 3)
LA 2–6 RSL
(Jul 4)
(Sep 20)
Longest winning run 6 games:
Toronto FC
(Apr 21 – May 13)
Longest unbeaten run 13 games:
Seattle Sounders
(Jun 17 – Sep 23)
Longest winless run 10 games:
LA Galaxy
(Jun 24 – Aug 27)
Longest losing run 6 games:
D.C. United
(Jun 24 – Jul 29)
Highest attendance 71,874
(Oct 22)
Lowest attendance 10,165
(Sep 23 at East Hartford)
Total attendance 8,269,919
Average attendance 22,112


Western Conference

Team Stadium Capacity
Colorado Rapids Dick’s Sporting Goods Park 18,061
FC Dallas Toyota Stadium 20,500
Houston Dynamo BBVA Compass Stadium 22,039
LA Galaxy StubHub Center 27,000
Minnesota United FC TCF Bank Stadium 21,895
Portland Timbers Providence Park 21,144
Real Salt Lake Rio Tinto Stadium 20,213
San Jose Earthquakes Avaya Stadium 18,000
Seattle Sounders FC CenturyLink Field 39,419
Sporting Kansas City Children’s Mercy Park 18,467
Vancouver Whitecaps FC BC Place 22,120

Eastern Conference

Team Stadium Capacity
Atlanta United FC Mercedes-Benz Stadium 42,500
Chicago Fire Toyota Park 20,000
Columbus Crew SC Mapfre Stadium 19,968
D.C. United RFK Stadium 20,000
Montreal Impact Saputo Stadium 20,801
New England Revolution Gillette Stadium 20,000
New York City FC Yankee Stadium 30,321
New York Red Bulls Red Bull Arena 25,000
Orlando City SC Orlando City Stadium 25,500
Philadelphia Union Talen Energy Stadium 18,500
Toronto FC BMO Field 30,000


Eastern Conference Western Conference
chicago fireChicago Fire


Columbus crewColumbus Crew


DC unitedD.C. United


New England RevolutionNew England Revolution


Kansas City WizardsKansas City Wizards


New York Red BullsNew York Red Bulls


Toronto FcToronto FC


Philadelphia unionPhiladelphia Union


Houston dynamoHouston Dynamo

Los angeles galaxyLos Angeles Galaxy


Seattle SoundersSeattle Sounders FC


Colorado rapidsColorado Rapids


Chivas USAChivas USA


Real Salt LakeReal Salt Lake


FC DallasFC Dallas


San jose EarthquakesSan Jose Earthquakes


Vancouver WhitecapsVancouver Whitecaps


Portland timbersPortland Timbers