USA Victory Over France Draws More Than 6 Million Viewers; Most-Watched FIFA Women’s World Cup™ Quarterfinal Ever

FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP NOW™ on Twitter Has Record Day with More Than 1 Million Views

USA-France is Most-Streamed FIFA Women’s World Cup Match Ever

Paris – The USA’s exciting 2-1 victory over host nation France Friday in the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019™ quarterfinals pulled in 6,335,000 viewers on FOX and FOX streaming sources, peaking at 8,239,000 on television alone, according to Nielsen fast national numbers. With 6,124,000 viewers on FOX television, the match is the most most-watched FIFA Women’s World Cup™ quarterfinal on record in the U.S. and the most-watched soccer match on English-language U.S. television since last summer’s FIFA World Cup™ final.

On FOX, USA-France posted a +7% increase over the United States’ 2015 quarterfinal win over China (5,736,000) – a match which aired in prime time. It was also up +57% over the comparable quarterfinal match in 2011 (3,890,000), which also was played in a European time zone.

Following the match’s thrilling conclusion, FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP NOW™ live on Twitter posted a record day with 1.05 million views, more than doubling its previous high. Across FOX owned digital and social platforms, FIFA Women’s World Cup™ content drew 13 million views.

On FOX streaming sources, the match drew an average minute audience of 211,000, making USA-France the most-streamed FIFA Women’s World Cup™ match ever.

The U.S. WNT is next in action Tuesday vs. England in the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ semifinals. Coverage begins at 2:00 PM ET on FOX.

On Sunday, FOX Sports televises the U.S. WNT press conference at 10:00 AM ET on FS2.