Last Weekend’s Most Watched Soccer Match: Manchester United vs. Chelsea

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.

Which match had the largest audience?

The encounter between Premier League Manchester United vs Chelsea, on Sunday, was the most watched soccer game during the weekend. It attracted an audience of 816,000 viewers.

Which broadcaster came out on top?

English Premier League rights holder NBC Sports Network was the most tuned in match during the weekend with close to 1.8 million total viewers.

What else is relevant?

The match played between LigaMX Puebla vs Cruz Azul, was more watched than Premier League Tottenham vs Bournemouth. The game came on number five, with 327,000 viewers.

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Program Episode Network Start End Total Viewers (000) Viewers Age 18-49 (000) Day of the game
1 PREMIER LEAGUE L CHELSEA/MANCHESTER UNITED NBC SPORTS NETWORK 10:57 AM 1:09 PM 816 416 Sun
2 PREMIER LEAGUE L LIVERPOOL/WEST BROM NBC SPORTS NETWORK 8:22 AM 10:33 AM 415 210 Sun
3 LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-L BARCELONA VS. REAL SOCIEDAD BEIN SPORT ESPANOL 2:34 PM 4:47 PM 403 229 Sat
4 PREMIER LEAGUE L LEICESTER/CRYSTAL PALACE NBC SPORTS NETWORK 9:57 AM 12:00 PM 361 169 Sat
5 LIGA MX L PUEBLA / CRUZ AZUL UNIVISION DEPORTES 6:37 PM 9:04 PM 327 176 Sun
6 PREMIER LEAGUE L BOURNEMOUTH/TOTTENHAM NBC SPORTS NETWORK 7:23 AM 9:27 AM 260 121 Sat
7 LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-L SPORTING VS. REAL MADRID BEIN SPORT ESPANOL 10:05 AM 12:15 PM 256 149 Sat
8 LIGA MX L JAGUARES / TIJUANA UNIVISION DEPORTES 5:50 PM 7:57 PM 188 96 Sat
9 LALIGA SANTANDER-L ATLETICO MADRID VS. OSASUNA BEIN SPORT ESPANOL 12:19 PM 2:29 PM 146 61 Sat
10 LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-L BARCELONA VS. REAL SOCIEDAD BEIN SPORT 2:35 PM 4:45 PM 139 81 Sat

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


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