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 game between Arsenal and Manchester City, of the English Premier League, was the most watched during the weekend, with up to 630,000 viewers. NBC Sports Network broadcast it.

Which broadcaster came out on top?

Once again, because of their Premier League broadcasting rights, NBC Sports Network was the most watched broadcaster with close to 1.6 million viewers. BeIn Sports, the holder of the Spanish la Liga rights, came in  second.

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What else is relevant?

The match played between New England and Portland, on Sunday, was  the  only MLS’ game that made it to the Top Ten, with 266,000 viewers.

ProgramEpisodeNetworkStartEndTotal Viewers (000)Viewers Age 18-49 (000)Day of the game
1PREMIER LEAGUE LMANCHESTER CITY/ARSENALNBC SPORTS NETWORK10:57 a.m.1:00 p.m.631311Sun
2PREMIER LEAGUE LCRYSTAL PALACE/CHELSEANBC SPORTS NETWORK9:57 a.m.12:02 p.m.448230Sat
3LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-LGRANADA VS. BARCELONABEIN SPORT ESPANOL2:35 p.m.4:47 p.m.393206Sun
4PREMIER LEAGUE LEVERTON/LIVERPOOLNBC SPORTS NETWORK7:22 a.m.9:28 a.m.287137Sat
5MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER LPORTLAND/ NEW ENGLANDESPN29:00 p.m.11:06 p.m.266125Sun
6PREMIER LEAGUE LMIDDLESBROUGH/SWANSEANBC SPORTS NETWORK8:24 a.m.10:31 a.m.256100Sun
7LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-LREAL MADRID VS. ALAVESBEIN SPORT ESPANOL10:05 a.m.12:15 p.m.246145Sun
8LIGA MX LJAGUARES / UNAMUNIVISION DEPORTES6:37 p.m.8:57 p.m.226123Sat
9PREMIER LEAGUE LWEST BROM/MANCEHSTER UNITEDCNBC10:00 a.m.12:04 p.m.151113Sat
10LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-LGRANADA VS. BARCELONABEIN SPORT2:35 p.m.4:50 p.m.11878Sun

 

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

 

 

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