4.7 million people watched USA vs. Colombia Women’s World Cup game on FOX Sports 1


FOX Sports 1’s coverage of USA against Colombia in the Round of 16 game in the Women’s World Cup was viewed by 4.7 million people, setting a new record for soccer on FOX Sports 1, beating the previous mark of 3.3 million set earlier in the tournament for the USA-Australia game.

It’s the most watched soccer game on US cable since last year’s men’s World Cup.

Viewership for the 2-0 victory for the United States peaked at 6.4 million in the 9:30-9:45 PM ET quarter hour.

So far in the Women’s World Cup, the most viewed match has been the USA-Nigeria Group Stage game that was viewed by 5 million people on the free-to-air FOX network. That one peaked at 6.3 million viewers opposite the NBA Finals, and was the third most-watched women’s soccer game of all time on US TV.

The top metered-markets in the US were:

St. Louis, 5.3 rating
Washington DC, 5.0
Philadelphia, 4.9
Orlando, 4.4
Norfolk, 4.3
Richmond, 4.2
Sacramento, 4.0
New York, 3.9
Los Angeles, 3.9
Seattle, 3.8


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