Manchester United's FA Cup victory over Norwich was the most-watched football equivalent in the UK ...
Published: 00:22 BST, 30 June 2020 | Updated: 00:37 BST, 30 June 2020
s quarter-final win over Norwich on Friday night was the most-watched football equal in the UK since the sports return.
A best of 6.4million viewers tuned in to watch Harry Maguire seal their Wembley muddy in extra-time with Uniteds closing in a 2-1 victory.
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There were 1.7m online beam requests for Uniteds victory at Carrow Road which aphorism Odion Igahlo present the visitors the prompt before Todd Cantwell scored to transact the merriment to extra-time.
Manchester United progressed into the FA Cup semi-final after beating Norwich 2-1
The overall badge tops the Merseyside derby which was watched by 5.5m viewers in the UK on June 21 and thicken a recent record.
That parallel was broadcasted on Sky Sports and on Pick TV on free-to-air television.
Citys ecstasy over Newcastle, a day after their rivals progressed, was watched by 5.1m.
The Red Devils leave facade Chelsea and City cede acting Arsenal in the semi-finals which cede be played on July 18-19.
Harry Maguires late, lunging thwack was the difference after raining shots on goal on Saturday
Those fixtures are exepected to overtake Fridays image as well as the FA Cup end which cede stimulate on August 1.
Bournemouths quell to Crystal Palace on June 20 proverb 3.9m family harmonization in as the merriment was disseminate on BBC One.
That sign equates to a 24.5 per cent part of Saturday nights TV audience and the analogue brought in an natural viewership of 3.6m.
Todd Cantwells (left) thwack with lawful 15 minutes to go gave Norwich a deserved leveller
The come back of Premier League football last weekend further ensured Match of the Day was back in its traditional Saturday night BBC One slot. The highlights play pulled in a finest TV audience of 2.7m.
As ration of the UK Government’s demand for a third of the remaining top-flight games to be shown free-to-air, the BBC leave sprinkle two fresh matches.
The subsequent equal being Southampton castigate Manchester City on July 5.
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