Chivas-America Súper Clásico is most-viewed club soccer match


The first leg of the Liga MX playoff between Chivas and Club América last Thursday was the most-viewed club soccer match in US cable history.

The match was televised live on Univision Deportes to an audience of 1.4 million total viewers. The 0-0 draw was also delivered the most streams and minutes watched of any Liga MX game in Univision history, for the regular season or playoffs.

The second leg, which Club América won 2-1 against Chivas, was watched by 2.7 million total viewers on Sunday night, which aired on Univision and was simulcast on Univision Deportes. The viewership was the best for any Liga MX playoff match since the 2014 Apertura Final on Univision.

SEE MORE: Schedule of Liga MX games on US TV and streaming

According to Univision, the audience is larger than every NHL playoff game in the current 2015-16 season across all networks, regardless of language.

In total, Univision reported that 7.8 million total viewers watched the Súper Clásico Liga MX quarterfinals last week.

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