Most-watched soccer games on US TV for May 7-13, 2018

Santos Laguna knocked out Club América in the 2018 Clasura semifinal on Sunday before an audience of 2.167 million on Univision and Univision Deportes, the most for a Liguilla match so far in 2018 and the second largest audience for a Liga MX match in 2018 behind only the Super Clásico in March. Both legs of the semifinal averaged 1.82 million viewers while the other semifinal between Club Tijuana and Toluca averaged 572,000 viewers on Univision Deportes.

FC Dallas’ match against Los Angeles Galaxy drew 395,000 viewers to Univision and Univision Deportes, bringing Univision’s average viewership to 305,500 through the first 10 broadcasts of the season, up significantly from 261,800 and 246,300 average viewers for the first 10 broadcasts in 2016 and 2017.

Borussia Dortmund’s final match of the 2017-18 Bundesliga season was watched by 329,000 viewers on the FOX broadcast network, the second largest audience for a Bundesliga match this season behind March 31’s game between Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich which was also broadcast on FOX to 352,000 people.

Here are the most-watched soccer games on US TV for May 7-13, 2018:

Rank Date Competition Teams TV1 TV2 Total
1 5/13/18 Liga MX Liguilla Club América / Santos Univision; 1155000 UDN; 1012000 2,167,000
2 5/10/18 Liga MX Liguilla Santos / Club América Univision; 891000 UDN; 582000 1,473,000
3 5/13/18 Premier League Liverpool / Brighton NBC; 768000 Telemundo; 137000 905,000
4 5/10/18 Liga MX Liguilla Tijuana / Toluca —; — UDN; 648000 648,000
5 5/13/18 Liga MX Liguilla Toluca / Tijuana —; — UDN; 496000 496,000
6 5/12/18 MLS FC Dallas / LA Galaxy Univision; 395000 —; — 395,000
7 5/12/18 Bundesliga Hoffenheim / Dortmund FOX; 329000 —; — 329,000
8 5/13/18 MLS Orlando City SC / Atlanta United FS1; 285000 FOXD; — 285,000
9 5/13/18 Premier League Arsenal / Huddersfield MSNBC; 238000 —; — 238,000
10 5/13/18 MLS Los Angeles FC / New York City FC FS1; 233000 FOXD; — 233,000
11 5/13/18 MLS Portland Timbers / Seattle Sounders ESPN; 231000 ESPND; — 231,000
12 5/13/18 Premier League Newcastle / Chelsea NBCSN; 216000 —; — 216,000
13 5/9/18 Premier League Chelsea / Huddersfield NBCSN; 170000 —; — 170,000
14 5/13/18 Premier League Watford / Man Utd USA; 167000 —; — 167,000
15 5/10/18 Premier League West Ham / Man Utd NBCSN; 139000 Unvso; 17000 156,000
16 5/8/18 Premier League Swansea / Southampton NBCSN; 134000 —; — 134,000
17 5/13/18 Premier League Southampton / Man City Universo; 41000 —; — 41,000
18 5/10/18 UEFA U17 Euro Switzerland U17 / England U17 —; — UDN; 21000 21,000
19 5/12/18 Bundesliga Leverkusen / Hannover —; — UDN; 21000 21,000
20 5/11/18 UEFA U17 Euro Spain U17 / Germany U17 —; — UDN; 16000 16,000
21 5/8/18 UEFA U17 Euro Netherlands U17 / Spain U17 —; — UDN; 15000 15,000
22 5/7/18 UEFA U17 Euro England U17 / Italy U17 —; — UDN; 9000 9,000

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

HT ShowBuzz Daily

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