The MLS Cup game between the Los Angeles Galaxy and the New England Revolution is finally here scheduled to take place this Sunday at the StubHub Center. The long journey of the MLS season began ten months ago with 19 teams all looking become the MLS Cup Champion. Now there are just two teams that remain with both the Galaxy and Revolution facing tough opposition to get to this point. Los Angeles finished as the second seed in the Western Conference finishing right behind Seattle for the Supporters Shield for the best record in MLS. The Galaxy defeated Real Salt Lake by a 5-0 aggregate goals after a five goal explosion at home and would go on to defeat the Seattle Sounders making their eight MLS Cup appearance.
The New England Revolution have made it to the MLS Cup Final for the fifth time, but still looking for their first title, as maybe their fifth appearance in this game can be the charm. New England used a powerful offense to help get through Columbus Crew and the New York Red Bulls thanks to four playoff goals from forward Charlie Davies.
MLS Cup tickets for this year’s game have a current average price of $228.46 on the secondary market, making it the cheapest MLS Cup game in average price in the past four seasons and is 34.7% below last year’s game. The get in price for this game is also over $100 less than last year’s game at $103.
In the 2013 MLS Cup game between Sporting Kansas City and Real Salt Lake at Sporting Park, MLS Cup tickets for this game had an average price of $349.88, making it the most expensive MLS Cup game in the past four seasons; the get in price was $215. In 2012, the Los Angeles Galaxy faced off with Houston Dynamo for the second straight year in the MLS Cup Final at the Home Depot Center as tickets for this game were 32.3% below 2013’s MLS Cup game, at an average price of $236.75, with a get in price of $84.
MLS Cup tickets for the 2011 game between the Galaxy and Dynamo were more expensive compared to their rematch final in 2012 with an average price of $281.22 and a get in price of $97.
The Los Angeles Galaxy are seeking their fifth MLS Cup title and third in the past four seasons as they will be the favorites against the New England Revolution who are tired of being MLS Cup runner ups.