El Clasico draws 1.92 million viewers on beIN Sports

Saturday's Barcelona-Real Madrid game drew 1.92 million viewers on beIN Sports en Espanol, simulcast on English-language beIN Sports, making it the No. 1 soccer telecast so far this year on all cable networks.

The combined audience was higher than the 1.87 million viewers who watched the November El Clasico though less than the 2.12 million viewers for the second El Clasico of the season a year ago.

The top three soccer broadcasts of 2016 were all in March on UniMas, simulcast on UDN: 2.9 million viewers for the Guadalajara-Club America Super Clasico, 2.4 million viewers for Mexico-Canada and 2.0 million viewers for Canada-Mexico in World Cup 2018 qualifying.

The Barcelona-Real Madrid broadcast had the No. 1 most socially engaged audience across all sporting events of the day based on tweets per unique author, outperforming both men's basketball final four matches, among other events.

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