Memphis 901 FC is off to a good start on the attendance front in 2020, as a reported 8,571 fans saw Saturday’s opening match, marking a club-record crowd.
Memphis hosted Indy Eleven at AutoZone Park in its first match of the 2020 USL Championship regular season on Saturday night. While the game ended in a 4-2 loss for the home club, 901 FC still came away with a memorable night by drawing a reported 8,571 spectators.
The fans not only helped Memphis set a new club attendance record, but brought an extra sense of energy to the game. More from Memphis 901FC.com:
The 8,571 strong (sellout) crowd was a record-high for Memphis 901 FC at AutoZone Park.
“Our players got a big boost from the fans,” [901 FC Head Coach Tim] Mulqueen said after the game. “I want to thank the fans for coming out tonight, and for their support up until the very end. I love our fans here, I love how passionate they are about it.”
Memphis began Division II USL Championship play as an expansion team last year, averaging 6,623 fans per-game over the course of the 2019 season. Attendance figures from the 2020 USL Championship season will be updated weekly on this page.