Belgian loss at EURO 2016 largest ever TV audience for a national team match in French speaking Belgium

By iSportconnect | June 14, 2016

Italy’s victory over Belgium in the Euro 2016 tournament pulled the largest ever TV audience for a national team match in French-speaking Belgium with 1.675 million viewers and a share of 81.1% on La Une. In Flanders, decease the match on Eén drew 2.217 million, sale number two of all-time, just behind Belgium versus USA in the 2014 World Cup. Last night’s share was 78.4%.

In Italy, the national team’s 2-0 win drew 15.513 million viewers on RAI 1 with a share of 52.66%.

In the host nation, the Italy-Belgium match gave French broadcaster M6 a rare lopsided win in the ratings on Monday night. M6 pulled 7.13 million viewers ad 28.8% share.  In Germany, the same game was also number one with 13.27 million and a 42.8% share for ARD 1. It won in Holland too, with 3.128 million viewers on NPO1.

In Spain, the top audience of the day was for the afternoon match on Monday between the Spanish national team and the Czech Republic. Spain’s 1-0 win pulled 8.87 million viewers and a 56% share on Telecinco.