The heart of Los Angeles and a cathedral of the beautiful game, Banc of California Stadium was the place to be in 2018.
From the day it opened on April 29, the Banc was the backdrop to some of the most exciting moments in LAFC's inaugural season - Laurent Ciman's last-gasp winner in stoppage time on opening night was a fitting first goal in the stadium.
Over the course of 22 matches in 2018, Banc of California Stadium was a spectacle of active support, a destination in LA for fans, families, and casual bystanders alike, and a world-class venue unlike any other in the U.S.
With the 2018 season coming to a close, here are the final numbers over the course of Banc of California Stadium's inaugural season:
17LAFC sold out all 17 of its home matches in the 2018 MLS season. In addition to the regular season, Banc of California Stadium was also the site of a sold-out friendly with German champions Borussia Dortmund and a sold-out first playoff match in Club history.
22,042LAFC average attendance in regular-season home matches.
22,716Largest single-match attendance at Banc of California Stadium in 2018 (July 26 against the Galaxy).
17,898The attendance of LAFC's U.S. Open Cup quarterfinal match on July 18. LAFC hosted and defeated the Portland Timbers 3-2 to advance to the Open Cup semifinals. The midweek match's total attendance was a record for a U.S. Open Cup quarterfinal in the modern era of the tournament.
452,864The total attendance for all 22 LAFC matches at Banc of California Stadium in 2018.