[SOCCER ON THE AIR]The USA's 2-1 win over Turkey on Sunday afternoon averaged 1,067,000 viewers, its largest audience of the year on ESPN2, but still smaller than that for a women's college softball game the same day on ESPN and less than half that for the Mexico-Ecuador friendly the day before on Univision. For the 2014 U.S. viewerships on ESPN and ESPN2.
U.S. Audiences on ESPN/ESPN2 (2014):
AVG. MATCH DATE
1,074,000USA-Mexico (ESPN, April 2)
1,067,000USA-Turkey (ESPN2, June 1)
749,000 USA-Azerbaijan (ESPN2, May 27)
548,000 USA-South Korea (ESPN2, Feb. 1)
311,000USA-Ukraine (ESPN2, March 5)
The Women's College World Series softball semifinal between Baylor and Florida averaged 1.2 million viewers, and the Mexico-Ecuador friendly on Univision drew 2.3 million viewers.
In the adult 18-49 demographic, the Univision’s broadcast of Mexico-Ecuador friendly delivered more viewers than 82 out of 84 NHL playoff games and every Major League Baseball regular-season game this season.