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Univision Deportes enjoys football viewing spike

Spanish-language channels operated by Univision Deportes accounted for 53 per cent of all football television audiences in the US during the latest quarter, according to Soccer America.

A total of 60 Univision Deportes linear broadcasts covering the Uefa Champions League European football tournament via the Univision, UniMas, Galavisión and UDN channels reached 14 million viewers.

Univision Deportes’ coverage of Liverpool v Paris Saint-Germain on September 18 attracted 672,000 viewers – the top audience in the tournament on US television so far this year.

Meanwhile Sunday’s Cruz Azul v Club América match in Mexico’s Liga MX pulled in 2.5 million viewers, making it the most-watched football game on US television since the 2018 Fifa World Cup.