England vs Germany UEFA Women’s European Championship 2022 final delivered an average audience of 971,000 viewers

The audience peaked from 2:15-2:30 p.m. during the second half of overtime with 1.2 million viewers.

England vs Germany UEFA Women’s European Championship 2022 final delivered an average audience of 971,000 viewers
England vs Germany UEFA Women’s European Championship 2022 final delivered an average audience of 971,000 viewers
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The UEFA Women’s European Championship 2022 final – a 2-1 England victory against Germany on Sunday delivered an average audience of 971,000 viewers (P2+), making it the most-watched soccer match on ESPN networks in 2022. The audience peaked from 2:15-2:30 p.m. during the second half of overtime with 1.2 million viewers.

England-Germany, the match between two soccer rivals, beat the previous high: 732,000 average viewers on Sunday, June 5, who watched the Wales-Ukraine UEFA World Cup Qualifying Playoff Final on ESPN. The Women’s Euro 2015 final is the most-watched women’s soccer match on ESPN networks since May 30, 2015, USA-South Korea match (998,000 viewers).

The 25-day competition capped an unprecedented summer of women’s sports across ESPN platforms, led by the critically-acclaimed “Fifty/50” content initiative.

The 15 UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 group stage match windows on ESPN2 averaged 172,000 viewers, reflecting a 30 percent increase over the comparable time window (M-F 3-5 pm; 132,000 viewers in June).

  • Four quarterfinal matches delivered an average audience of 320,000 viewers, an 86 percent increase compared to the group stage average
  • The semifinal matches averaged 326,000 viewers.

Top 5 Women’s Euro 2022 matches:

DateMatchViewers (P2+)
Sun, July 31England vs Germany (Final)971,000
Wed, July 20England vs Spain (Quarterfinal)362,000
Sat, July 23France vs Netherlands (Quarterfinal)359,000
Wed, July 27Germany vs France (Semifinal)336,000
Tue, July 26England vs Sweden (Semifinal)315,000