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FOX Soccer’s Real Madrid-Manchester United Broadcast Nets 451K Viewers

fox soccer logo FOX Soccers Real Madrid Manchester United Broadcast Nets 451K Viewers

FOX Soccer’s live broadcast of Real Madrid against Manchester United had a viewing audience of 451,000 in the United States, according to Nielsen.

The broadcast was the most-watched weekday afternoon telecast in FOX Soccer’s history. The game had a larger viewing audience than the Chelsea-Barcelona semi-final last year that had 425,000 viewers.

Interestingly, FOX Deportes attracted 696,000 viewers for the Real Madrid-Manchester United match.

FOXSoccer 2Go, meanwhile, had its busiest day in the history of the service with 21,345 streams as well as 12,085 on-demand views. According to FOX, FOX Soccer 2Go also enrolled 5,144 new users — the most ever in a single day.


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