Most-watched soccer games on US TV for December 11-15, 2019

Monterrey’s 3-2 victory over Al Sadd in the Second Round of the 2019 FIFA Club World Cup averaged 293,000 viewers on FOX Deportes, up nearly 100,000 viewers from Chivas de Guadalajara’s 3-2 defeat against Kashima Antlers in the Second Round of the 2018 tournament on Telemundo. Monterrey’s game was the most-watched FIFA Club World Cup non-Final match since 2016 when Club América last participated.

In the Premier League, Manchester City’s victory over Arsenal last Sunday afternoon averaged a combined 791,000 viewers on NBCSN and Telemundo, enough to rank as the most-watched soccer broadcast of the week. The day before, NBC’s broadcast featuring Southampton and West Ham drew 706,000 viewers, up 15% from the network’s last Premier League broadcast on November 30.

TNT’s coverage of the UEFA Champions League Group Stage has averaged 267,833 viewers during the 3-5PM ET broadcast window, up a slight 4.5% from 2018. Liverpool’s home match against Napoli on November 27 of this year was TNT’s most-viewed Champions League Group Stage match ever, drawing 413,000 viewers to the network. During the same 3PM ET window, Univision’s networks averaged 454,417 viewers, down 32% from 2018.

Rank Date Competition Teams Network Total
1 12/15 Premier League Arsenal / Man City NBCSN: 500000 / Telemundo: 291000 791,000
2 12/14 Premier League Southampton / West Ham NBC: 706000 706,000
3 12/14 Premier League Chelsea / Bournemouth NBCSN: 445000 / Universo: 39000 484,000
4 12/15 Premier League Wolves / Spurs NBCSN: 361000 / Universo: 40000 401,000
5 12/11 UEFA Champions League Group Stage Club Brugge / Real Madrid UniMás: 312000 312,000
6 12/14 Premier League Liverpool / Watford NBCSN: 280000 / Universo: 18000 298,000
7 12/14 FIFA Club World Cup Monterrey / Al Sadd FOXD: 293000 293,000
8 12/11 UEFA Champions League Group Stage Dinamo Zagreb / Man City TNT: 161000 / UniMás: 118000 279,000
9 12/11 UEFA Champions League Group Stage Leverkusen / Juventus TNT: 233000 / Galavision: 41000 274,000
10 12/15 La Liga Valencia / Real Madrid beIN SPORTS: 50267 / beIN SPORTS en Español: 194457 244,724
11 12/14 La Liga Real Sociedad / Barcelona beIN SPORTS: 34905 / beIN SPORTS en Español: 120153 155,058
12 12/16 Premier League Crystal Palace / Brighton NBCSN: 145000 145,000
13 12/12 UEFA Europa League Group Stage Man Utd / AZ Alkmaar UniMás: 83000 83,000
14 12/12 UEFA Europa League Group Stage Standard Liège / Arsenal UniMás: 78000 78,000
15 12/14 La Liga Atlético Madrid / Osasuna beIN SPORTS: 13210 / beIN SPORTS en Español: 59000 72,210
16 12/14 La Liga Athletic Bilbao / Eibar beIN SPORTS: 5654 / beIN SPORTS en Español: 45834 51,488
17 12/15 La Liga Sevilla / Villarreal beIN SPORTS: 8492 / beIN SPORTS en Español: 36655 45,147
18 12/15 Int’l Friendly (W) Brazil / Mexico TUDN: 45000 45,000
19 12/12 UEFA Europa League Group Stage Wolves / Besiktas TUDN: 41000 41,000
20 12/15 La Liga Espanyol / Real Betis beIN SPORTS: 11015 / beIN SPORTS en Español: 21126 32,141
21 12/14 Turkish Super League Galatasary / Ankaragucu beIN SPORTS: 6818 / beIN SPORTS en Español: 18890 25,708
22 12/12 UEFA Europa League Group Stage Porto / Feyenoord Galavision: 22000 22,000
23 12/15 Ligue 1 Saint Etienne / PSG beIN SPORTS: 5917 / beIN SPORTS en Español: 14601 20,518
24 12/12 UEFA Europa League Group Stage APOEL / Sevilla TUDN: 20000 20,000
25 12/14 Bundesliga Mainz / Dortmund TUDN: 20000 20,000
26 12/11 UEFA Champions League Group Stage Shakhtar Donetsk / Atalanta Galavision: 17000 17,000
27 12/13 Bundesliga Hoffenheim / Augsburg TUDN: 14000 14,000
28 12/14 Bundesliga Düsseldorf / RB Leipzig TUDN: 13000 13,000
29 12/13 La Liga Alaves / Leganes beIN SPORTS: 5469 / beIN SPORTS en Español: 6872 12,341
30 12/12 UEFA Europa League Group Stage LASK Linz / Sporting CP Galavision: 10000 10,000
31 12/15 La Liga Celta Vigo / Mallorca beIN SPORTS: 3680 / beIN SPORTS en Español: 3931 7,611
32 12/13 Ligue 1 Lille / Montpellier beIN SPORTS: 5410 / beIN SPORTS en Español: 1114 6,524

HT ShowBuzz Daily

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