Most-watched soccer games on US TV for February 11-17, 2019

TNT’s broadcast of Manchester United vs Paris Saint-Germain on February 12 was the most-watched UEFA Champions League Round of 16 match in the past two seasons (2017, 2018), averaging 453,000 viewers. Only Arsenal’s 2016 match against Barcelona beat it out (523,000 viewers). An additional 369,000 viewers watched PSG beat United on UniMás, to bring the total up to 822,000 viewers, making it the fourth most-watched UEFA Champions League match of the season thus far.

Liga MX Femenil viewership saw a drop this week with Club América’s match against Pachuca averaging just 47,000 viewers to Univision Deportes Network, down from 61,000 the week prior. Through Univision Deportes Network’s first five broadcasts of the 2019 women’s season, the league is averaging 53,400 viewers.

Univision has seen back-to-back 1 million+ viewer Saturday nights for just the second time this season as Chivas de Guadalajara’s victory over Atlas was watched by 1.089 million across both Univision’s over-the-air network and the Univision Deportes Network. Liga MX matches on Univision’s flagship network are averaging 805,250 viewers so far in 2019. That number jumps up to 918,615 when only accounting for Saturday evening broadcasts.

Rank Date Competition Teams TV1 Total
1 2/16 Liga MX Clausura Chivas / Atlas Univison: 1089000 1,089,000
2 2/17 Liga MX Clausura Pumas / Club América Univision: 976000 976,000
3 2/12 Champions League Man Utd / PSG TNT: 453000 / UniMás: 369000 822,000
4 2/16 Liga MX Clausura Tigres / Necaxa Univison: 782000 782,000
5 2/13 Champion League Ajax / Real Madrid UniMás: 365000 365,000
6 2/13 Champion League Spurs / Dortmund TNT: 271000 / Galavision: 33000 304,000
7 2/16 Liga MX Clausura Cruz Azul / Santos UDN: 292000 292,000
8 2/15 Liga MX Clausura Puebla / Pachuca UDN: 229000 229,000
9 2/17 Liga MX Clausura Lobos / Querétaro UDN: 190000 190,000
10 2/15 Liga MX Clausura Morelia / Monterrey UDN: 183000 183,000
11 2/11 Premier League Wolves / Newcastle NBCSN: 166000 166,000
12 2/15 Bundesliga Augsburg / Bayern UniMás: 145000 145,000
13 2/14 Europa League Rennes / Real Betis UDN: 80000 80,000
14 2/14 Europa League Sporting CP / Villarreal UDN: 75000 75,000
15 2/14 Europa League Malmö FF / Chelsea UniMás: 70000 70,000
16 2/11 Liga MX Femenil Tigres / Morelia UDN: 61000 61,000
17 2/14 Europa League Lazio / Sevilla UniMás: 47000 47,000
18 2/16 Liga MX Femenil Club América / Pachuca UDN: 47000 47,000
19 2/12 Champion League Roma / FC Porto Galavision: 36000 36,000
20 2/14 Europa League Rapid Wien / Inter Milan Galavision: 14000 14,000
21 2/16 Bundesliga Stuttgart / Leipzig UDN: 11000 11,000
22 2/14 Europa League Celtic / Valencia Galavision: 10000 10,000

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

HT ShowBuzz Daily

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