Most-watched soccer games on US TV for November 5-11, 2019

The 2019 MLS Cup Final between Seattle Sounders and Toronto FC averaged 823,000 viewers on ABC and an additional 447,000 on Spanish-language Univision, both up from the last time these two teams met in an MLS Cup Final back in 2017 when the match averaged 803,000 on ESPN and 304,000 on UniMás. However, the match is down massively from the 2016 Final, which also featured Seattle and Toronto and drew 1.411 million viewers on FOX. Plus, the viewing figure on ABC is down almost 50% compared to last year’s final on FOX. In better news, the Canadian broadcast on TSN averaged 748,000 viewers on a channel that’s only in 8 million homes.

Telemundo and the Under-17 Mexican National Team continue earning very impressive numbers for the FIFA U17 World Cup in Brazil. Through the tournament’s quarter-finals, matches involving Mexico are averaging 317,000 viewers across Telemundo and Universo. This goes up to 493,000 for when limiting to matches broadcast on Telemundo.

Liverpool’s 3-1 victory over Manchester City last Sunday was the seventh Premier League match to draw a combined audience larger than 1 million viewers this season, and is the most-watched Premier League match of the year on Telemundo with 402,000 viewers. It is also the most-watched match on NBCSN since Arsenal and Spurs played on September 1.

Rank Date Competition Teams Network Total
1 11/10 MLS Cup Seattle Sounders / Toronto FC ABC: 823000 / Univision: 447000 1,270,000
2 11/10 Premier League Liverpool / Man City NBCSN: 733000 / Telemundo: 402000 1,135,000
3 11/9 Premier League Leicester City / Arsenal NBC: 779000 779,000
4 11/10 FIFA U17 World Cup Korea Republic U17 / Mexico U17 Telemundo: 758000 758,000
5 11/9 Liga MX Apertura León / Toluca Univision: 714000 714,000
6 11/9 Liga MX Apertura Tigres / Pachuca Univision: 692000 692,000
7 11/9 Premier League Spurs / Sheffield United NBCSN: 443000 / Universo: 39000 482,000
8 11/10 Premier League Man Utd / Brighton NBCSN: 427000 / Universo: 55000 482,000
9 11/6 UEFA Champions League Group Stage Real Madrid / Galatasaray TNT: 169000 / UniMás: 257000 426,000
10 11/8 Liga MX Apertura Veracruz / América TUDN: 389000 389,000
11 11/5 UEFA Champions League Group Stage Barcelona / Slavia Praha TNT: 153000 / UniMás: 219000 372,000
12 11/9 Premier League Chelsea / Crystal Palace NBCSN: 310000 / Universo: 27000 337,000
13 11/6 UEFA Champions League Group Stage Lokomotiv Moskva / Juventus TNT: 149000 / UniMás: 159000 308,000
14 11/10 Int’l Friendly (W) USWNT / Costa Rica ESPN2: 273000 / TUDN: 29000 302,000
15 11/7 Int’l Friendly (W) USWNT / Sweden FS1: 268000 / TUDN: 28000 296,000
16 11/6 FIFA U17 World Cup Japan U17 / Mexico U17 Telemundo: 290000 290,000
17 11/5 UEFA Champions League Group Stage Chelsea / Ajax TNT: 278000 278,000
18 11/5 UEFA Champions League Group Stage Dortmund / Inter Milan UniMás: 243000 243,000
19 11/10 FIFA U17 World Cup Netherlands U17 / Paraguay U17 Telemundo: 234000 234,000
20 11/8 Liga MX Apertura Morelia / Puebla TUDN: 178000 178,000
21 11/7 UEFA Europa League Group Stage Man Utd / Partizan UniMás: 99000 99,000
22 11/6 FIFA U17 World Cup Brazil U17 / Chile U17 Universo: 77000 77,000
23 11/11 FIFA U17 World Cup Italy U17 / Brazil U17 Universo: 76000 76,000
24 11/7 UEFA Europa League Group Stage Dudelange / Sevilla UniMás: 73000 73,000
25 11/9 Bundesliga Bayern / Dortmund FS2: 71000 71,000
26 11/6 UEFA Champions League Group Stage Leverkusen / Atlético Madrid Galavision: 57000 57,000
27 11/7 CONCACAF League Deportivo Saprissa / Motagua TUDN: 56000 56,000
28 11/7 FIFA U17 World Cup Paraguay U17 / Argentina U17 Universo: 49000 49,000
29 11/5 FIFA U17 World Cup Nigeria U17 / Netherlands U17 Universo: 41000 41,000
30 11/5 UEFA Champions League Group Stage Napoli / Salzburg Galavision: 39000 39,000
31 11/7 FIFA U17 World Cup Ecuador U17 / Italy U17 Universo: 39000 39,000
32 11/11 FIFA U17 World Cup Spain U17 / France U17 Universo: 36000 36,000
33 11/7 UEFA Europa League Group Stage Rangers / Porto TUDN: 33000 33,000
34 11/7 UEFA Europa League Group Stage Wolves / Slovan Bratislava Galavision: 31000 31,000
35 11/11 Liga MX Femenil Toluca / Santos TUDN: 26000 26,000
36 11/5 FIFA U17 World Cup Angola U17 / Korea Republic U17 Universo: 25000 25,000
37 11/6 UEFA Champions League Group Stage Bayern / Olympiakos Galavision: 23000 23,000
38 11/5 UEFA Champions League Group Stage Zenit / RB Leipzig Galavision: 18000 18,000
39 11/8 Liga MX Femenil Cruz Azul / Tijuana TUDN: 16000 16,000
40 11/7 UEFA Europa League Group Stage Lazio / Celtic Galavision: 14000 14,000
41 11/10 Bundesliga Wolfsburg / Leverkusen TUDN: 14000 14,000
42 11/7 UEFA Europa League Group Stage Standard Liège / Frankfurt TUDN: 12000 12,000
43 11/9 Bundesliga Schalke / Düsseldorf TUDN: 9000 9,000
44 11/10 Bundesliga Mönchengladbach / Werder Bremen TUDN: 4000 4,000

HT ShowBuzz Daily

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