The US males’s nationwide workforce broke a viewership report on Friday with their draw in opposition to England on the World Cup.

The sport in Qatar, which ended 0-0 within the second of its three group stage matches, drew 15,377,000 English-speaking viewers in the US, Fox reported on Saturday night time. It additionally peaked at over 19.6 million.

That is round six per cent increased than the final report 14.51 million in Italy and Brazil’s league recreation on the World Cup in 1994.

Though many noticed the USMNT draw as a profitable outing, contemplating who they have been up in opposition to, it left many within the group extraordinarily annoyed.

“It felt like we have been dominating the sport,” stated midfielder Weston McKennie. “I believe we had the clearest possibilities. Clearly, it sucks that we could not put the ball at the back of the web and are available out with the win and three factors.

The Individuals will end the Group B recreation on Tuesday with a must-win recreation in opposition to Iran. A win there’ll ship the USMNT into the knockout levels, although anything will finish their keep in Qatar.

The report was additionally the second Fox set over Thanksgiving weekend. The Dallas Cowboys’ win over the New York Giants on Thursday drew 42 million viewers, making it the most-watched regular-season soccer recreation on any community.

Greater than 19.6 million folks watched the USA-England recreation on Fox at its peak on Friday, breaking a earlier American report set on the 1994 World Cup. (Berengui/DeFodi Photographs through Getty Photographs)

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