Most-watched soccer games on US TV for May 24-29, 2017

Univision’s broadcasts of the Liga MX Clasura final topped this week’s charts as UDN’s broadcast of the 1st leg delivered 1.236 million to make it the most0watched Liga MX final ever on the network. Univision’s broadcast of the 2nd leg delivered 2.8 million viewers to make it the most-viewed club soccer match on any network in 2017 thus far.

Also on Univision, Mexico’s first match of the summer attracted 1.45 million viewers with FOX Sports 1 providing an additional 134,000 for its English-language broadcast. Directly following the match Univision’s broadcast of the California Clásico drew 692,000 viewers to become the most-viewed MLS match since the 2016 MLS Cup final.

FOX’s coverage of the English FA Cup final was watched by 836,000 people, down 18% from 2016’s edition. While disappointing for FOX, it was still enough to make the Sounders-Timbers match following it the most viewed English-language Major League Soccer broadcast of 2017 at 472,000 viewers.

Here are the most-watched soccer games on US TV for May 24-29, 2017:

Average viewing audiences for soccer leagues on US TV:

Rank Date Competition Teams TV
1 5/28/17 Liga MX Liguilla Final Chivas / Tigres Univision; 2,800,000
2 5/27/17 Int’l Friendly Mexico / Croatia Univision/FS1; 1,584,000
3 5/25/17 Liga MX Liguilla Final Tigres / Chivas UDN; 1,236,000
4 5/27/17 FA Cup Final Arsenal / Chelsea FOX/D; 984,000
5 5/27/17 MLS Earthquakes / Galaxy Univision and UDN; 894,000
6 5/27/17 MLS Sounders / Timbers FOX/D; 498,000
7 5/24/17 UEFA EL Final Man Utd / Ajax FS1; 383,000
8 5/28/17 MLS Atlanta / NYCFC ESPN; 346,000
9 5/28/17 MLS FC Dallas / Dynamo FS1/D; 171,000
10 5/27/17 NWSL Dash / Reign Lifetime; 94,000
11 5/29/17 Manchester City Cup América Academy / Xolos Academy UDN; 84,000
12 5/28/17 Manchester City Cup Spurs Academy / Xolos Academy UDN; 66,000
13 5/29/17 Manchester City Cup Sounders Academy / Spurs Academy UDN; 63,000
14 5/28/17 Manchester City Cup Sounders Academy / América Academy UDN; 46,000
15 5/25/17 Manchester City Cup Man City Academy / Sounders Academy UDN; 15,000
16 5/26/17 Manchester City Cup Galaxy Academy / Man City Academy UDN; 15,000
17 5/26/17 Manchester City Cup San Diego Surf / América Academy UDN; 14,000
18 5/26/17 Manchester City Cup Earthquakes Academy / Spurs Academy UDN; 10,000
19 5/25/17 Manchester City Cup Crossfire Premier / Xolos Academy UDN; 7,000

SEE MORE: Access our archives of US TV ratings for soccer.

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