Most-watched soccer games on US TV for March 5-11, 2018

Club América’s 2-0 defeat of Landon Donovan’s Club León drew 1.255 million viewers on Univision and Univision Deportes, making it the sixth most-watched Liga MX match of the season and the 12th Liga MX match in 2018 to draw more than 1 million viewers.

The UEFA Champions League Round of 16 averaged 331,875 viewers on FOX Sports 1, up 20% from 275,125 in the 2016-17 campaign.

Atlanta United’s home opening victory over DC United drew an English-language audience of 576,000 viewers to ESPN, beating out every Premier League match on NBCSN this week with the early morning North West Derby coming closest at 511,000 viewers. The match also outdrew every single MLS regular season game broadcast on cable television in 2017.

LAFC also proved a big draw to the Univision network with 429,000 viewers tuning in to their 5-1 road demolition of Real Salt Lake. MLS games are averaging 380,000 viewers through the first two weeks of the 2018 season, up from 316,000 through the first two weeks of the 2017 season.

Here are the most-watched soccer games on US TV for March 5-11, 2018:

RankDateCompetitionTeamsTV1TV2Total
13/10/18Liga MXAmérica / LeónUnivision; 1255000—; —1,255,000
23/10/18Liga MXTigres / TijuanaUnivision; 931000—; —931,000
33/6/18UEFA CL R16PSG / Real MadridFS1; 301000FOXD; 367000668,000
43/11/18Premier LeagueBournemouth / SpursNBCSN; 436000Telemundo; 208000644,000
53/10/18Liga MXLobos / ChivasUniMás; 642000—; —642,000
63/10/18Premier LeagueMan Utd / LiverpoolNBCSN; 511000Telemundo; 83000594,000
73/11/18MLSAtlanta United / DC UnitedESPN; 576000—; —576,000
83/7/18CONCACAF CLSeattle Sounders / Chivas—; —UDN; 537000537,000
93/7/18UEFA CL R16Spurs / JuventusFS1; 316000FOXD; 207000523,000
103/11/18Liga MXPumas / TolucaUnivision; 491000—; —491,000
113/11/18Premier LeagueArsenal / WatfordNBCSN; 381000Telemundo; 95000476,000
123/10/18MLSReal Salt Lake / LAFCUnivision; 429000—; —429,000
133/10/18Premier LeagueChelsea / Crystal PalaceNBCSN; 361000Unvso; 60000421,000
143/11/18Liga MXSantos / Monterrey—; —UDN; 399000399,000
153/6/18CONCACAF CLAmérica / Tauro—; —UDN; 374000374,000
163/10/18Premier LeagueNewcastle / SouthamptonNBCSN; 338000—; —338,000
173/7/18CONCACAF CLToronto FC / Tigres—; —UDN; 333000333,000
183/9/18Liga MXAtlas / Puebla—; —UDN; 323000323,000
193/5/18Premier LeagueCrystal Palace / Man UtdNBCSN; 264000Unvso; 56000320,000
203/6/18CONCACAF CLTijuana / New York Red Bulls—; —UDN; 280000280,000
213/9/18Liga MXMorelia / Veracruz—; —UDN; 271000271,000
223/10/18Liga MXCruz Azul / Pachuca—; —Gala; 135000135,000
233/11/18BundesligaDortmund / Frankfurt—; —UDN; 6400064,000
243/10/18Premier LeagueWest Ham / Burnley—; —Unvso; 4800048,000
253/10/18BundesligaHoffenheim / Wolfsburg—; —UDN; 2300023,000
263/11/18BundesligaStuttgart / Leipzig—; —UDN; 1000010,000

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

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