TV Report: German network ARD draws top WWC audience

German public television network ARD drew the largest audience for the round of 16 at the Women's World Cup as 6,123,900 viewers tuned in to the coverage of the Germany-Sweden match. The USA-Colombia game on Fox Sports 1 was third. Four of the top 10 viewerships were on Chinese network CCTV-5.

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Top 10 Audiences, WWC, Round of 16:
VIEWERSHIP MATCH, NETWORK (COUNTRY)
6,123,900 Germany-Sweden
, ARD (Germany)
4,975,744 China-Cameroon, CCTV-5 (China)
4,716,000 USA-Colombia, Fox Sports 1 (USA)
3,955,600 Japan-Netherlands, Fiji TV (Japan)
2,887,892 Japan-Netherlands, CCTV-5 (China)
2,786,000 France-South Korea, W9 (France)
2,327,588 USA-Colombia, CCTV-5 (China)
2,208,115 Australia-Brazil, TV Bandeirantes (Brazil)
2,119,599 Canada-Switzerland, CCTV-5 (China)
2,020,000 France-South Korea, ZDF (Germany)
Source: FIFA.
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