Off The Post
In Netherlands-Canada, defensive talent negated offensive drive. Still, the Dutch won the game and group thanks to extra strength from the bench. Read the whole story
Saturday, June 22 Germany-Nigeria 11:30 am. FS1, Telemundo
-- Norway-Australia 3 pm. Fox, Telemundo Deportes en Vivo
Sunday, June 23 England-Cameroon 11:30 am. FS1, Telemundo Deportes en Vivo
-- France-Brazil 3 pm. Fox, Telemundo
Monday, June 24 USA-Spain Noon. FS1, Telemundo
-- Canada-Sweden 3 pm. FS1, Universo
Tuesday, June 25 Italy-China Noon. FS1, Universo
-- Netherlands-Japan 3 pm. FS1, Universo
Note: All times ET.
The USA wrapped up group play with a 2-0 win over Sweden, scoring early in both halves. Next up: Spain on Monday. Read the whole story
The USA will face the Netherlands in the final on Sunday. England and Sweden will play for third place in Nice on Saturday. Read the whole story
1. The top three markets for Fox Sports' broadcast of the Women's World Cup through the first 13 days are Kansas City (1.43), San Diego
(1.28) and Austin (1.19). The overall metered market ratings were up 10 percent compared to the average for the 2015 group stage on Fox Sports and 62 percent compared to 2011, the last time the
tournament was broadcast by ESPN and played in Europe and had morning and afternoon kickoffs for U.S. television.
2. Brazil's TV
Globo is closing in the Fox record for the highest viewing audience for a Women's World Cup game, set in 2015 when the USA beat Japan in the final. Brazil-Italy, which kicked off in the early
afternoon in Brazil, attracted 21.510 million on TV Globo. The 921,101 who tuned in on SporTV pushed the combined audience to 22.431 million viewers, the highest Brazilian audience of the
Women’s World Cup so far.
3. French television's combined audience of 9.599 million viewers (8.81 million viewers for TF1
and 789,000 for Canal+) for France-Nigeria at the Women’s World Cup made the average combined audience for the hosts’ group matches 10.106 million viewers. In 2015, France’s group
stage average was 1.751 million viewers (prime time on W9) while the 2011 edition averaged 202,455 viewers (on Eurosport).