Most-watched soccer games on U.S. TV: Nov. 16-22

The Premier League broadcast of Liverpool's win against Arsenal on NBC generated 877,000 average viewers. In terms of how this result impacted the 2021/22 Premier League table, the Reds are now third with 25 points, and the Gunners are fifth with 20 points.

An average of 525,000 viewers tuned in to CBS to watch the Washington Spirit take down the Chicago Red Stars in the NWSL Championship game on Saturday, Nov. 20. The game posted a 216 percent increase from the 2019 NWSL Championship. Moreover, an average of 571,000 viewers tuned in to the final hour of the game, making it the most-streamed NWSL game on Paramount+ this season.

Lastly, TUDN's screening of Cruz Azul's 4-1 win over Monterrey in Liga MX playoffs on Sunday, Nov. 21, notched the third place on last week's ratings. An average of 512,000 viewers watched striker Rogelio Funes Mori lead Monterrey to the quarterfinals after a two-goal performance.

 
 
 
 
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NBC

Saturday, Nov. 20

Premier League: Liverpool 4-0 Arsenal at 12:30 p.m. ET

  • Viewership rating: 0.50
  • Average viewership: 877,000

CBS

Saturday, Nov. 20

NWSL Championship: Washington Spirit 2-1 Chicago Red Stars at 12 p.m. ET

  • Viewership rating: 0.35
  • Average viewership: 525,000

TUDN

Saturday, Oct. 20

MLS Playoffs: Sporting Kansas City 3-1 Vancouver Whitecaps at 5:16 p.m. ET

  • Viewership rating: 0.03
  • Average viewership: 82,000

Liga MX: Puebla (6) 2-2 (5) Chivas Guadalajara at 10 p.m. ET

  • Viewership rating: 0.18
  • Average viewership:  499,000

Sunday, Nov. 21

Liga MX: Toluca 1-2 Pumas UNAM at 5:45 p.m. ET

  • Viewership rating: 0.13
  • Average viewership: 354,000

Liga MX: Cruz Azul 1-4 Monterrey at 8:04 p.m. ET

  • Viewership rating: 0.20
  • Average viewership: 512,000

NBC Sports Network

Saturday, Nov. 20

Premier League: Leicester City 0-3 Chelsea at 7:24 a.m. ET

  • Viewership rating: 0.21
  • Average viewership: 335,000

Premier League: Aston Villa 2-0 Brighton at 9:56 a.m. ET

  • Viewership rating: 0.18
  • Average viewership: 343,000

Sunday, Nov. 21

Premier League: Manchester City 3-0 Everton at 8:54 a.m. ET

  • Viewership rating: 0.22
  • Average viewership: 375,000

Premier League: Tottenham 2-1 Leeds United at 11:27 a.m. ET

  • Viewership rating: 0.24
  • Average viewership: 455,000

ABC

Sunday, Nov. 21

MLS Playoffs: New York City FC 2-0 Atlanta United at 3:06 p.m. ET

  • Viewership rating: 0.26
  • Average viewership: 435,000

Universo

Tuesday, Nov. 16

Concacaf World Cup Qualifying: Jamaica 1-1 USA at 4:30 p.m. ET

  • Viewership rating: 0.06
  • Average viewership: 200,000

Concacaf World Cup Qualifying: Canada 2-1 Mexico at 8:30 p.m. ET

  • Viewership rating: 0.14
  • Average viewership: 364,000

Saturday, Nov. 20

Premier League: Liverpool 4-0 Arsenal at 12:21 p.m. ET

  • Viewership rating: 0.03
  • Average viewership: 67,000

ESPN

Sunday, Nov. 21

MLS Playoffs: Portland Timbers 3-1 Minnesota United at 5:30 p.m. ET

  • Viewership rating: 0.13
  • Average viewership: 253,000

Fox Deportes

Saturday, Nov. 20

Liga MX: Santos Laguna 2-0 Atletico San Luis at 7:45 p.m. ET

  • Viewership rating: 0.09
  • Average viewership: 240,000

Sunday, Nov. 21

Liga de Honduras: C.D. Olimpia 3-0 Marathon at 3:56 p.m. ET

  • Viewership rating: 0.03
  • Average viewership: 47,000

USA Network

Saturday, Nov. 20

Premier League: Wolverhampton 1-0 West Ham at 10 a.m. ET

  • Viewership rating: 0.05
  • Average viewership: 173,000

ESPN2

Tuesday, Nov. 16

UEFA World Cup Qualifying: Wales 1-1 Belgium at 2:30 p.m. ET

  • Viewership rating: 0.04
  • Average viewership: 155,000

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