Fire Travel to Atlanta for MLS’s Most Expensive Match This Week
March 14, 2017
Bobby Dodd Stadium will be the hosting site of this week's top MLS game when Atlanta United FC welcomes the Chicago Fire on Saturday. The expansion team has found plenty of success on the resale market through the first three weeks of the 2017 MLS season, and it appears that excitement remains high to see the team at home. Orlando City SC, Timbers, FC Dallas and Whitecaps also host top games this week.
Check out the complete price breakdown of this week's top games below, according to TicketIQ:
3/18/2017 Chicago Fire @ Atlanta United FC | Average Resale Price: $95.62 | Get-in Price: $27
Chicago and Atlanta are off to strong starts this season, as they each have already registered a win this season. The Fire won in shutout fashion on Saturday while the United put up six goals on Sunday. Atlanta United FC tickets on TicketIQ currently starts from $27 each and average $96, as the Fire look to continue to bounce back from last year’s disappointing season.
3/18/2017 Philadelphia Union @ Orlando City SC | Average Resale Price: $76.17 | Get-in Price: $23
Philadelphia is hoping to make the MLS playoffs for the second consecutive season for the first time in franchise history, as the Union have registered a draw in both of their 2017 contests. Meanwhile, Orlando City heads into the contest with a 1-0-0 record and recently agreed on a three-year deal with goalkeeper Joe Bendik. Orlando City SC tickets currently average $76, and the cheapest available tickets start from $23 each, Orlando will look to put another win on the board without captain Kaka, who is out due to a hamstring injury.
3/18/2017 Houston Dynamo @ Portland Timbers | Average Resale Price: $62.05 | Get-in Price: $31
Portland striker Fanendo Adi scored two goals on four shots in the Timbers’ first game of the season, but he failed to score in Portland’s second contest of the season. Fortunately, only one goal was needed on Sunday; Diego Chara found the net early in the 1-0 victory. Meanwhile, Houston has also started the season with a 2-0 record. Timbers tickets at Providence Park currently average $62 and the get-in price is $31, as the Timbers and Dynamo battle for the top spot in the Western Conference.
3/18/2017 New England Revolution @ FC Dallas | Average Resale Price: $60.42 | Get-in Price: $29
FC Dallas and New England are playing as if last season did not end. Dallas has already amassed four points this season while the Revolution has started 2017 with a 1-0 loss. FC Dallas tickets on TicketIQ currently average $60 and the get-in price is $29, as the two squads face each other for the only time this season.
3/18/2017 Toronto FC @ Vancouver Whitecaps FC | Average Resale Price: $50 | Get-in Price: $23
Both Toronto and Vancouver enter Saturday’s contest without a victory in 2017. Toronto FC star Sebastian Giovinco, who has attempted five shots this season, suffered a leg injury in his team’s most recent draw. Whitecaps tickets at BC Place currently average $50 and the get-in price is $23, as Toronto looks to tap into its success from 2016.