Most-watched soccer games on US TV for October 31-November 5, 2017

The 2017 MLS Conference Semi-Final second leg’s averaged 262,500 viewers, up 10% from an average of 238,750 viewers for the first leg matches and up 20% from 219,250 for the 2016’s Conference semi-final second legs. Overall MLS Cup Playoff viewership is up around 13% from 2016 and up just 584 viewers from an average of 266,833 in 2015.

For the third consecutive week, Club América’s Liga MX game on Univision was the most-watched soccer game in the United States, last week drawing 1.14 million viewers as they took on Puebla. For Univision, it was also their fourth consecutive week with a single broadcast drawing over 1 million viewers.

On NBC, Liverpool’s 4-1 win against West Ham United drew 676,000 viewers, a slight decrease from 710,000 viewers for last week’s late Saturday kickoff featuring Chelsea and Bournemouth. Sunday proved to be the most popular day for viewership last week with a couple of high profile matches starting with Manchester City’s 3-1 victory over Arsenal which drew 642,000 viewers on NBCSN followed by 782,000 tuning in for Chelsea’s 1-0 defeat of Mourinho’s Manchester United. Both matches managed to outdraw the previous Sunday’s match between Leicester City and Everton on NBC.

Here are the most-watched soccer games on US TV for October 31-November 5, 2017:

Rank Date Competition Teams TV1 TV2 Total
1 11/4/17 Liga MX América / Puebla Univision; 1140000 —; — 1,140,000
2 11/4/17 Liga MX Pachuca / Querétaro Univision; 629000 UDN; 318000 947,000
3 11/5/17 Premier League Man Utd / Chelsea NBCSN; 782000 —; — 782,000
4 11/4/17 Premier League West Ham / Liverpool NBC; 676000 —; — 676,000
5 11/5/17 Premier League Arsenal / Man City NBCSN; 642000 —; — 642,000
6 11/5/17 Liga MX Pumas / Sanots Univision; 431000 —; — 431,000
7 10/31/17 MLS Conference Semi-Final Columbus Crew / New York City FC ESPN; 424000 —; — 424,000
8 11/3/17 Liga MX Morelia / Cruz Azul —; — UDN; 406000 406,000
9 11/4/17 Liga MX Chivas / Atlas —; — UDN; 345000 345,000
10 11/4/17 Liga MX Lobos / Monterrey —; — UDN; 324000 324,000
11 11/5/17 MLS Toronto FC / New York Red Bulls ESPN; 307000 —; — 307,000
12 11/3/17 Liga MX Tigres / Leon —; — UDN; 305000 305,000
13 11/4/17 Premier League Newcastle / Bournemouth NBCSN; 305000 —; — 305,000
14 11/4/17 Premier League Stoke City / Leicester City NBCSN; 292000 —; — 292,000
15 11/5/17 MLS NYCFC / Columbus Crew FS1; 270000 —; — 270,000
16 11/5/17 MLS Portland Timbers / Houston Dynamo FS1; 265000 —; — 265,000
17 11/5/17 Premier League Spurs / Crystal Palace NBCSN; 261000 —; — 261,000
18 11/1/17 UEFA CL Group Stage Spurs / Real Madrid FS1; 259000 —; — 259,000
19 11/2/17 MLS Conference Semi-Final Seattle Sounders / Vancouver Whitecaps FS1; 208000 —; — 208,000
20 11/5/17 Liga MX Tigres / Necaxa —; — UDN; 190000 190,000
21 10/31/17 UEFA CL Group Stage Olymipakos / Barcelona —; — FOXD; 168000 168,000
22 11/1/17 Liga MX Atlas / Tigres —; — UDN; 166000 166,000
23 10/31/17 UEFA CL Group Stage Man Utd / Benfica FS1; 145000 —; — 145,000

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

HT ShowBuzz Daily and @thegoalkeeper

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