Most-watched soccer games on US TV for February 14-20, 2017

El Súper Clásico between Chivas and América drew 2.433 million viewers on Univision and Univision Deportes, making it the most-watched regular season Liga MX match since the two clubs met on August 27, 2016 in front of 1.92 million. In addition, the English-language stream on Facebook Live drew 26,000 viewers. There were two other games broadcast on the Univision network this weekend as Monterrey/Pachuca and Pumas/Tijuana rounded out our top 3 most viewed matches with 1.185 million and 630,000 viewers respectively.

Paris Saint-Germain’s stunning 4-0 defeat of Barcelona was watched by 557,000 viewers on the networks of FOX Sports, just edging the November 1 clash between Manchester City and Barcelona to become the most-watched Champions League match of the 2016/17 campaign.

February 17 marked the start of the Univision Deportes’ coverage of the CONCACAF U-20 Championship as 82,000 watched Honduras defeat Canada. Through two rounds, Univision has broadcast 6 matches, all featuring either Mexico, Honduras or the United States, averaging 123,833 viewers per match.

Here are the most-watched soccer games on US TV for February 14-20, 2017:

RankHomeAwayCompetitionDateTV1TV2Total
1ChivasAméricaLiga MX2/18/17Univision; 1557000UDN; 8760002,433,000
2MonterreyPachucaLiga MX2/18/17Univision; 769000UDN; 4160001,185,000
3PumasTijuanaLiga MX2/19/17Univision; 502000UDN; 128000630,000
4PSGBarcelonaUCL2/14/17FS1; 261000FOXD; 296000557,000
5BarcelonaLeganésLa Liga2/19/17beIN; 131000beIE; 357000488,000
6Cruz AzulAtlasLiga MX2/18/17—; —UDN; 472000472,000
7Real MadridEspanyolLa Liga2/18/17beIN; 122000beIE; 238000360,000
8AméricaTepicCopa MX2/14/17—; —UDN; 350000350,000
9BayernArsenalUCL2/15/17FS1; 266000FOXD; 74000340,000
10FulhamSpursFA Cup2/19/17FS1; 305000FOXD; 34000339,000
11ChivasVenadosCopa MX2/15/17—; —UDN; 296000296,000
12MexicoCanadaNA U20 Championship2/20/17—; —UDN; 295000295,000
13HuddersfieldMan CityFA Cup2/18/17FS1; 245000FOXD; 35000280,000
14BlackburnMan UtdFA Cup2/19/17FS2; 195000FOXD; 74000269,000
15Sutton UtdArsenalFA Cup2/20/17FS1; 192000FOXD; 11000203,000
16TolucaVeracruzCopa MX2/14/17—; —UDN; 195000195,000
17WolvesChelseaFA Cup2/18/17FS2; 125000FOXD; 70000195,000
18MexicoAntigua and BarbudaNA U20 Championship2/17/17—; —UDN; 177000177,000
19Man UtdSaint-ÉtienneUEL2/16/17FS1; 175000—; —175,000
20PueblaChiapasLiga MX2/19/17—; —UDN; 173000173,000
21LeónSantosLiga MX2/18/17—; —Gala; 168000168,000
22OaxacaCruz AzulCopa MX2/15/17—; —Gala; 145000145,000
23AugsburgLeverkusenBundesliga2/17/17FS1; 58000FOXD; 83000141,000
24BurnleyLincoln CityFA Cup2/18/17FS1; 104000FOXD; 15000119,000
25SociedadVillarrealLa Liga2/19/17—; —beIE; 9500095,000
26DeportivoAlavésLa Liga2/18/17—; —beIE; 9200092,000
27ValenciaAthleticLa Liga2/19/17—; —beIE; 8800088,000
28Real MadridNapoliUCL2/15/17FS2; 86000ESPND; —86,000
29HondurasCanadaNA U20 Championship2/17/17—; —UDN; 8200082,000
30SevillaEibarLa Liga2/18/17—; —beIE; 8100081,000
31Antigua and BarbudaHondurasNA U20 Championship2/20/17—; —UDN; 6700067,000
32GentSpursUEL2/16/17FS1; 64000—; —64,000
33USAPanamaNA U20 Championship2/18/17—; —UDN; 6400064,000
34GijónAtlético MadidLa Liga2/18/17beIN; 13000beIE; 4300056,000
35Hertha BerlinBayernBundesliga2/18/17FS2; 40000—; —40,000
36BenficaDortmundUCL2/14/17FS2; 37000ESPND; —37,000
37RomaTorinoSerie A2/19/17beIN; 36000—; —36,000
38MexicoGuadeloupeBeach Soccer2/20/17—; —UDN; 3300033,000
39MálagaLas PalmasLa Liga2/20/17—; —beIE; 2900029,000
40GranadaReal BetisLa Liga2/17/17—; —beIE; 2800028,000
41USAVirgin IslandsBeach Soccer2/20/17—; —UDN; 2400024,000
42EmpoliLazioSerie A2/18/17beIN; 21000—; —21,000
43VillarrealRomaUEL2/16/17FS2; 19000ESPND; —19,000
44KrasnodarFenerbahçeUEL2/16/17FS2; 17000—; —17,000
45JuventusPalermoSerie A2/17/17beIN; 17000—; —17,000
46NewcastleAston VillaEFL Championship2/20/17beIN; 17000—; —17,000
47MönchengladbachFiorentinaUEL2/16/17FS2; 13000ESPND; —13,000
48ChievoNapoliSerie A2/19/17beIN; 13000—; —13,000
49PortoTondelaPrimeira Liga2/17/17—; —UDN; 80008,000

Average viewing audiences for soccer leagues on US TV:

LeagueAverage
Liga MX793,784
Premier League467,947
MLS292,365
La Liga147,326
NWSL88,500
Bundesliga77,522
Primeira Liga36,935
Serie A26,079
Championship16,028
Ligue 116,000
NASL7,000

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

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