Most-watched soccer games on US TV for January 26-28, 2018

Tigres’ 3-2 victory over Pachuca on Saturday, January 27 was the only Liga MX to draw more than 1 million viewers last week with Club América’s victory over Atlas drawing the second highest viewership of the week with nearly 800,000 viewers.

The United States Men’s National Team played Bosnia to a 0-0 draw on Sunday, January 28. The game was watched by an audience of 331,000 on FOX Sports 1, which was down significantly from the 2017 January friendly against Serbia which was watched by 596,000 on ESPN2.

Over 550,000 watched Barcelona come back to defeat Alavés 2-1 on beIN Sports en Español on the same day, making it the most-watched European soccer match of that weekend.

Viewership for the FA Cup 4th Round saw a slight 3% decrease in viewership on FOX Sports 1 when compared to last season. Viewership for the round peaked when Newport County hosted Tottenham Hotspur, drawing 260,000 viewers to FOX Sports 1 on Saturday afternoon, January 27.

Here are the most-watched soccer games on US TV for January 26-28, 2018:

RankDateCompetitionTeamsTV1TV2Total
11/27/18Liga MXTigres / PachucaUnivision; 1008000—; —1,008,000
21/27/18Liga MXAmérica / AtlasUnivision; 799000—; —799,000
31/28/18Liga MXToluca / Cruz AzulUnivision; 676000—; —676,000
41/28/18La LigaBarcelona / Alavés—; —beIE; 552000552,000
51/27/18Liga MXChivas / Monterrey—; —UDN; 492000492,000
61/28/18Int’l FriendlyUSMNT / BosniaFS1; 331000UDN; 154000485,000
71/27/18Liga MXLobos / Pumas—; —UDN; 333000333,000
81/28/18Liga MXVeracruz / Santos—; —UDN; 328000328,000
91/26/18Liga MXTijuana / Puebla—; —UDN; 284000284,000
101/27/18FA CupNewport / SpursFS1; 260000—; —260,000
111/27/18La LigaValencia / Real Madrid—; —beIE; 241000241,000
121/26/18Liga MXMorelia / Querétaro—; —UDN; 226000226,000
131/28/18FA CupChelsea / NewcastleFS1; 200000—; —200,000
141/26/18FA CupYeovil Town / Man UtdFS1; 164000—; —164,000
151/28/18FA CupCardiff / Man CityFS2; 161000—; —161,000
161/27/18BundesligaBayern / Hoffenheim—; —UDN; 134000134,000
171/28/18BundesligaLeverkusen / Mainz—; —UDN; 2000020,000
181/26/18BundesligaFrankfurt / Mönchengladbach—; —UDN; 1500015,000

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

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  1. Alex Michalakos February 7, 2018

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