The Barcelona-Real Madrid match on May 6 averaged 1.4 viewers on beIN Sports and beIN Sports en Espanol, up 62 percent from El Clasico in December 2017 despite the fact Barca had already clinched the
2017-18 La Liga race.
The only soccer match that drew more viewers for the week of April 30-May 6 was the UNAM-Club America Liga MX playoff game with more than 1.5 million viewers.
The largest audience for a club match on Spanish-language television so far in 2018 is 2.5 million for the Mexico Super Clasico between Club America and Guadalajara on Univision and UDN.
The largest audience for a club match on English-language television this year is 1.35 million for Manchester United-Manchester City on NBC. The combined viewership of 1.72 million on NBC and
Telemundo is a record for an EPL game on U.S. television