Most-watched soccer games on US TV for August 27-September 1, 2019

Last Sunday’s North London Derby between Arsenal and Spurs averaged 1.056 million viewers across NBCSN and Telemundo, marking the fourth consecutive week that a Premier League match has drawn an audience larger than 1 million viewers. It was the second most-watched Premier League match on both NBCSN and Telemundo so far this season with Manchester United and Chelsea’s gameweek 1 match meeting topping the chart for both networks. Through the first four rounds of the 2019-2020 season, the Premier League is averaging 623,864 viewers per match, up 7% from the same time period last year.

Seattle Sounders’ 2-2 draw with Los Angeles Galaxy last Sunday on FS1 delivered the network’s fifth largest audience for an MLS match this season at 208,000 viewers.

UniMás Friday Night Liga MX broadcast featuring Atlas and Club América drew the largest audience for a Friday Liga MX match in 2019 with a total of 807,000 tuning in. Liga MX matches on Univision’s over-the-air networks are averaging 700,708 viewers so far this season.

Rank Date Competition Teams Network Total
1 9/1 Premier League Arsenal / Spurs NBCSN: 780000 / Telemundo: 276000 1,056,000
2 8/31 Liga MX Apertura Cruz Azul / Chivas Univision: 938000 938,000
3 8/31 Liga MX Apertura Tigres / León Univision: 856000 856,000
4 8/30 Liga MX Apertura Atlas / América UniMás: 807000 807,000
5 8/31 Premier League Burnley / Liverpool NBC: 721000 / Universo: 58000 779,000
6 8/31 Premier League Chelsea / Sheffield United NBCSN: 506000 / Universo: 53000 559,000
7 8/27 Liga MX Apertura Club América / Pachuca TUDN: 447000 447,000
8 9/1 Liga MX Apertura Pumas / Toluca Univision: 432000 432,000
9 8/31 Liga MX Apertura Necaxa / Tijuana UniMás: 356000 356,000
10 9/1 Premier League Everton / Wolves NBCSN: 318000 / Telemundo: 31000 349,000
11 8/31 Premier League Southampton / Man United NBCSN: 301000 / Universo: 30000 331,000
12 8/29 Liga MX Apertura Monterrey / Pumas FOXD: 294000 294,000
13 8/27 Liga MX Apertura Atlas / Tigres TUDN: 233000 233,000
14 8/29 Int’l Friendly (W) USWNT / Portugal FS1: 224000 224,000
15 8/28 Liga MX Apertura León / Santos TUDN: 215000 215,000
16 9/1 MLS Seattle Sounders / Los Angeles Galaxy FS1: 208000 208,000
17 9/1 Liga MX Apertura Juárez / Monterrey TUDN: 190000 190,000
18 8/30 Liga MX Apertura Morelia / Veracruz TUDN: 189000 189,000
19 8/28 Liga MX Apertura Necaxa / Toluca TUDN: 152000 152,000
20 8/29 Liga MX Apertura Puebla / Juárez TUDN: 135000 135,000
21 8/31 Bundesliga Union Berlin / Dortmund UniMás: 117000 117,000
22 9/1 Liga MX Apertura Querétaro / Puebla TUDN: 97000 97,000
23 8/28 UCL Playoff Ajax / APOEL TUDN: 45000 45,000
24 8/29 CONCACAF League Herediano / Waterhouse TUDN: 28000 28,000
25 8/28 UCL Playoff Club Brugge / LASK Linz Galavision: 27000 27,000
26 8/27 UCL Playoff Krasnodar / Olympiakos TUDN: 24000 24,000
27 8/27 UCL Playoff Crvena Zvezda / Young Boys Galavision: 24000 24,000
28 8/30 Bundesliga Mönchengladbach / RB Leipzig TUDN: 13000 13,000

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

HT ShowBuzz Daily

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