Last Weekend’s Most Watched Soccer Match in the US: Malaga vs Barcelona

In this regular feature, we look at the most watched soccer matches in the U.S. over the past weekend, the networks that came out on top and other relevant insights.

What match had the largest audience?

The game between Malaga and Barcelona, played on Saturday afternoon, was the most was the most watched during the weekend. 431,000 viewers broadcast the 31st game of the Spanish Liga Santander.

Which broadcaster came out on top?

The most watched network was NBC Sports, although BeIn Sports broadcast La Ligas’s match. because of their Premier League broadcasting right, NBC made it to number one with 1.3 million viewers.

What else is relevant?

Female soccer was the fifth most watched game, thanks to the match played by the U.S. against Russia. 400,000 viewers tuned ESPN to watch the encounter on Sunday afternoon.

Program Episode Network Start End Total Viewers (000) Viewers Age 18-49 (000) Day of the game
1 LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-L MALAGA VS. BARCELONA BEIN SPORT ESPANOL 2:35 p.m. 4:47 p.m. 431 265 Sat
2 PREMIER LEAGUE L MANCHESTER UNITED/SUNDERLAND NBC SPORTS NETWORK 8:24 a.m. 10:29 a.m. 420 231 Sun
3 PREMIER LEAGUE L LEICESTER/EVERTON NBC SPORTS NETWORK 10:57 a.m. 1:03 p.m. 387 209 Sun
4 LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-L REAL MADRID VS. ATLETICO MADRID BEIN SPORT ESPANOL 10:04 a.m. 12:16 p.m. 347 203 Sat
5 USA SOCCER WOMEN L UNITED STATES/RUSSIA ESPN 2:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. 384 212 Sun
6 LIGA MX L SANTOS / PACHUCA UNIVISION DEPORTES 6:36 p.m. 9:03 p.m. 298 177 Sun
7 LIGA MX L CRUZ AZUL / MONARCAS UNIVISION DEPORTES 5:57 p.m. 7:55 p.m. 293 177 Sat
8 PREMIER LEAGUE L HULL/MANCHESTER CITY NBC SPORTS NETWORK 9:57 a.m. 11:58 a.m. 281 124 Sat
9 PREMIER LEAGUE L WATFORD/TOTTENHAM NBC SPORTS NETWORK 7:24 a.m. 9:26 a.m. 251 89 Sat
10 BUNDESLIGA L BAYERN MUNICH/DORTMUND FOX SPORTS 1 12:10 p.m. 2:30 p.m. 174 92 Sat

Source: SportsTVRatings.com ("All data ©Nielsen, provided by a variety of TV network sources and not directly from Nielsen")

 


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