England’s World Cup opener draws record streams, Netherlands match nets 4.3m on linear

(Photo by Youssef Loulidi/Fantasista/Getty Images)
(Photo by Youssef Loulidi/Fantasista/Getty Images)

An average audience of 5.8 million people in the United Kingdom watched live linear coverage of the 2022 Fifa World Cup match between England and Iran on the BBC and many more streamed the match on BBC iPlayer, according to overnight ratings.

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