Most-watched soccer games on US TV for January 26-28, 2018

Tigres’ 3-2 victory over Pachuca on Saturday, January 27 was the only Liga MX to draw more than 1 million viewers last week with Club América’s victory over Atlas drawing the second highest viewership of the week with nearly 800,000 viewers.

The United States Men’s National Team played Bosnia to a 0-0 draw on Sunday, January 28. The game was watched by an audience of 331,000 on FOX Sports 1, which was down significantly from the 2017 January friendly against Serbia which was watched by 596,000 on ESPN2.

Over 550,000 watched Barcelona come back to defeat Alavés 2-1 on beIN Sports en Español on the same day, making it the most-watched European soccer match of that weekend.

Viewership for the FA Cup 4th Round saw a slight 3% decrease in viewership on FOX Sports 1 when compared to last season. Viewership for the round peaked when Newport County hosted Tottenham Hotspur, drawing 260,000 viewers to FOX Sports 1 on Saturday afternoon, January 27.

Here are the most-watched soccer games on US TV for January 26-28, 2018:

Rank Date Competition Teams TV1 TV2 Total
1 1/27/18 Liga MX Tigres / Pachuca Univision; 1008000 —; — 1,008,000
2 1/27/18 Liga MX América / Atlas Univision; 799000 —; — 799,000
3 1/28/18 Liga MX Toluca / Cruz Azul Univision; 676000 —; — 676,000
4 1/28/18 La Liga Barcelona / Alavés —; — beIE; 552000 552,000
5 1/27/18 Liga MX Chivas / Monterrey —; — UDN; 492000 492,000
6 1/28/18 Int’l Friendly USMNT / Bosnia FS1; 331000 UDN; 154000 485,000
7 1/27/18 Liga MX Lobos / Pumas —; — UDN; 333000 333,000
8 1/28/18 Liga MX Veracruz / Santos —; — UDN; 328000 328,000
9 1/26/18 Liga MX Tijuana / Puebla —; — UDN; 284000 284,000
10 1/27/18 FA Cup Newport / Spurs FS1; 260000 —; — 260,000
11 1/27/18 La Liga Valencia / Real Madrid —; — beIE; 241000 241,000
12 1/26/18 Liga MX Morelia / Querétaro —; — UDN; 226000 226,000
13 1/28/18 FA Cup Chelsea / Newcastle FS1; 200000 —; — 200,000
14 1/26/18 FA Cup Yeovil Town / Man Utd FS1; 164000 —; — 164,000
15 1/28/18 FA Cup Cardiff / Man City FS2; 161000 —; — 161,000
16 1/27/18 Bundesliga Bayern / Hoffenheim —; — UDN; 134000 134,000
17 1/28/18 Bundesliga Leverkusen / Mainz —; — UDN; 20000 20,000
18 1/26/18 Bundesliga Frankfurt / Mönchengladbach —; — UDN; 15000 15,000

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

HT ShowBuzz Daily

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  1. Alex Michalakos February 7, 2018

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