Most-watched soccer games on US TV for February 6-10, 2019

The first leg of the Copa Del Rey semifinal between Barcelona and Real Madrid was the most-watched program among Spanish-language sports cable networks last Wednesday, averaging 585,000 viewers on beIN SPORTS en Español. The English-language broadcast averaged an additional 235,000 viewers.

Manchester City’s 4-0 victory over Chelsea last Sunday averaged a combined 1.081 million viewers between NBCSN and Telemundo. NBCSN’s 732,000 viewers was the second most-watched Premier League match on cable so far in 2019, behind only January 13’s match between Spurs and Manchester United, which was watched by 876,000 on NBCSN. The match was also the most-watched Spanish-language Premier League broadcast since November 11, 2018.

Univision saw back-to-back 1 million viewer+ Liga MX matches for the first time this year with Mexico’s two most popular clubs playing in both of Univision’s Saturday night slots. Necaxa versus Chivas de Guadalajara averaged 1.164 million viewers to make it the most-watched match of the season thus far.

Rank Date Competition Teams TV1 Total
1 2/9 Liga MX Clasura Necaxa / Chivas Univision: 1164000 1,164,000
2 2/9 Liga MX Clasura América / León Univision: 1156000 1,156,000
3 2/10 Premier League Man City / Chelsea NBCSN: 732000 / Telemundo: 349000 1,081,000
4 2/6 Copa del Rey Barcelona / Real Madrid beIN: 235000 / beIN ESP: 585000 820,000
5 2/10 Liga MX Clasura Toluca / Cruz Azul Univision: 747000 747,000
6 2/9 Premier League Liverpool / Bournemouth NBCSN: 458000 / Unvso: 75000 533,000
7 2/10 Premier League Spurs / Leicester NBCSN: 337000 / Telemundo: 135000 472,000
8 2/9 Premier League Fulham / Man Utd NBCSN: 320000 / Unvso: 42000 362,000
9 2/9 Premier League Brighton / Burnley NBCSN: 310000 310,000
10 2/8 Liga MX Clasura Atlas / Puebla UDN: 269000 269,000
11 2/6 Premier League Everton / Man City NBCSN: 178000 / Unvso: 45000 223,000
12 2/10 Liga MX Clasura Santos / Tijuana UDN: 196000 196,000
13 2/8 Liga MX Clasura Veracruz / Tigres UDN: 181000 181,000
14 2/9 Liga MX Clasura Querétaro / Pumas UDN: 164000 164,000
15 2/10 La Liga Athletic Bilbao / Barcelona beIN: 132000 132,000
16 2/9 Premier League Huddersfield / Arsenal CNBC: 120000 120,000
17 2/9 Liga MX Clasura Monterrey / Lobos FOXD: 119000 119,000
18 2/9 Bundesliga Dortmund / Hoffenheim UDN: 26000 26,000
19 2/10 Bundesliga Bremen / Augsburg UDN: 20000 20,000

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

HT ShowBuzz Daily

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  1. Joe February 16, 2019

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