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”)