Women’s World Cup Hits Record TV Viewership For Group Stage

The U.S. women's national team's 1-1 draw against the Netherlands in the Women's World Cup group stage

– the Women's World Cup group stage was the most-watched match in women's FIFA World Cup history on English-language television.

– The viewership of approximately 6.43 million people included both Fox and Fox Sports digital platforms.

– This viewership record surpassed the previous one set during the U.S. women's team 3-0 victory over Vietnam in the first match of the group stages earlier that month.

– Most of the viewers (5.3 million) watched the match in English, making it the third-largest English-language group stage audience in the U.S. women's World Cup history.

– Both of the U.S. team's first two group stage matches were aired in primetime, contributing to the high viewership.

The next match for the U.S. women's team is against Portugal, and if they win, they will advance to the knockout stages.

– If they draw, they will still advance but might not win the group. If they lose, Portugal will advance, and the U.S. will need specific outcomes to advance further.

– The U.S. currently has a goal differential of +3 compared to the Netherlands' +1.