Seattle-Sporting KC outdraws U.S. friendly
[SOCCER ON THE AIR] Seattle-Sporting Kansas, the opening game of the 2014 season, drew an average audience of 330,000 viewers on NBCSN -- more than the 311,000
viewers who watched the USA-Ukraine friendly three days earlier on ESPN2 and more than two of the three EPL games NBCSN aired the same day. The most-watched regular-season game on NBCSN last season
drew only 247,000 average viewers.
The MLS opening game followed the EPL match between Chelsea and Tottenham that averaged 465,000 viewers.
Earlier on the same morning, West
Bromwich-Manchester United averaged just 211,000 viewers and Cardiff City-Fulham was watched by an average audience of 322,000 viewers.
MLS action returns on NBCSN Saturday with
Seattle-Toronto FC at 4:30 p.m. ET. The game marks the Toronto debut of Michael Bradley.
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