In this regular feature we look at the most watched soccer matches over the last weekend (February 25-26). Here’s a quick look at the matches people watched the most, the networks that won and other relevant insights.

What match had the largest audience?

Mexican LigaMX’ match between Cruz Azul and America was the most watched, with 663,000 viewers on Saturday (see table below).

Which broadcaster won?

Thanks to the fact that it holds the rights to the Spanish Liga Santander matches, BeInSports was the most-watched network with more than 1.2 million viewers, or one-third of the total viewers that watched the top 10 matches (check out the table below).

What else is relevant?

While La Liga, Liga MX and the Premier League matches dominated the top 10, one German Bundesliga match tmade it into the top 10. Coming in aton number 8 was Leverkusen vs. Mainz, with 109,000 viewers.

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#ProgramEpisodeNetworkStartEndTotal Viewers (000)Viewers Age 18-49 (000)
1LIGA MX 2 SATAMERICA / CRUZ AZULUNIVISION DEPORTES9:59 p.m.12:04 a.m.663419
2LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-LATLETICO MADRID VS. BARCELONABEIN SPORT ESPANOL10:05 a.m.12:15 p.m.519319
3LIGA MX LJAGUARES / GUADALAJARAUNIVISION DEPORTES5:39 p.m.8:00 p.m.491281
4LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-LVILLARREAL VS. REAL MADRIDBEIN SPORT ESPANOL2:34 p.m.4:48 p.m.461285
5PREMIER LEAGUE LSWANSEA/CHELSEANBC SPORTS NETWORK9:55 a.m.12:10 p.m.422217
6PREMIER LEAGUE LSTOKE/TOTTENHAMNBC SPORTS NETWORK8:24 a.m.10:31 a.m.354187
7LIGA MX LQUERETARO / UNAMUNIVISION DEPORTES5:50 p.m.7:50 p.m.305194
8LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-LVILLAREAL VS. REAL MADRIDBEIN SPORT2:35 p.m.4:45 p.m.15181
9BUNDESLIGA – LLEVERKUSEN VS MAINZFOX DEPORTES9:25 a.m.11:32 a.m.10972
10LALIGA SANTANDER-LLEGANES VS. DEPORTIVOBEIN SPORT ESPANOL12:23 p.m.2:28 p.m.6742

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

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Ximena is a Swiss-Mexican journalist based in Mexico City where she specialized in business, and travel topics. Graduated from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), she has worked as an editor at the magazines Expansión , Aire and Accent, from Expansion Group. Currently she is working with different media in Spanish and English independently. She is a passionate traveler who does not miss the opportunity to see a new place in the world.

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