The records of tv of the Premier League could be fought up to four times this weekend when 16 teams resume their activities after the pandemic of sars coronavirus.
After the 0-0 first-leg draw for Sheffield United at Aston Villa and the defeat of Arsenal at Manchester City on Wednesday night, the remaining teams will face their first matches after a break of three months, all the matches until the end of the season to be broadcast on four. platforms.
The trip of Manchester United to Tottenham on Friday night is expected to challenge the record of four million viewers while two of the “big six” clash at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
Record-breaking Premier League TV could be beaten with the visit of Man United to Tottenham on Friday
The derby of Merseyside on Sunday will also be presented in the clear and could threaten the record
He is increasingly optimistic that he could beat the current record, as Manchester United has featured in eight of the 10 games live the most-watched on Sky Sports.
The match took place the same evening as Norwich face Southampton, who should be in the clear on Sky Sports and might also be closer to the record.
The visit of Crystal Palace to Bournemouth will also represent a decisive moment for the tv coverage of the elite English, the game became the first game of Premier League live to be broadcast on BBC One at kick-off on Saturday.
The live match is the most watched Sky Sports is the derby of Manchester in the 2011/12 season
The game should therefore attract a very large number of viewers who have been deprived of the action of the Premier League because of his affiliation with the broadcasters by subscription since its creation in 1992.
Sky Sports will then return on Sunday with two huge clashes in open access, while Newcastle will face Sheffield United before Liverpool faces his rival of Merseyside Everton, then, that the men of Jurgen Klopp are close to their first Premier League title in 30 years.
All these matches could also attract huge audience figures since the defeat of Arsenal at Manchester City – which means that Liverpool will have to wait at least a week to take the title – Wednesday evening came 12th in the list of matches of the Premier League. attract the greatest number of viewers.
|Calendar Premier League||Season||Average||Advanced|
|1) Manchester City vs Manchester United||2011/12||4,05 m||4.30 m|
|2) Liverpool vs Manchester United||2019/20||3.48 m||3,92 m|
|3) Arsenal vs Manchester United||2002/03||3,43 m||3.80 m|
|4) Liverpool vs Manchester City||2019/20||3,36 m||3.66 m|
|5) Manchester United against Liverpool||2019/20||3,28 m||3.63 m|
|6) Chelsea vs Manchester United||2011/12||3.26 m||3,78 m|
|7) Arsenal vs Manchester United||2011/12||3,19 m||3,55 m|
|8) Tottenham vs Manchester United||2010/11||3,18 m||3,43 m|
|9) Manchester United against Arsenal||2004/05||3,14 m||3,58 m|
|10) Chelsea against Liverpool||2010/11||3,12 m||3.52 million|
At the head of the above list is the 1-0 win for Manchester City over rivals Manchester United in April 2012, while an average of 4.05 million viewers have seen the head of Vincent Kompany decide the match, while the match saw a peak of 4.30 million people.
The victory in dramatic Liverpool to Manchester United in January of this year, comes second with 3.48 m and a peak of 3.92 viewers, while the captivating 2-2 draw with Arsenal with his rival Manchester United in April 2003 attracted the third highest number of viewers with an average of 3.43 million viewers and a peak of 3.80 m.
In addition to their victory at the beginning of 2020, the other two devices, high-flying Liverpool in the current campaign appear in the list, the 3-1 victory against Manchester City in November attracting 3.36 million viewers on average and a peak of 3.66 million. while the draw for the Reds at Old Trafford a month ago, has attracted an average audience of 3.28 million and a peak of 3.63 million.
Two other clashes in the past between Arsenal and Manchester United – the seasons 2004/5 and 2011/12, are also in the top 10, as the travel of the Red Devils to Chelsea and Tottenham in February 2012 and January 2011 respectively.
Mo Salah scored in the victory of Liverpool over Man United in January, the second of the list
The captivating 2-2 draw with Arsenal, with Manchester United of Sir Alex Ferguson in 2003 is third
The 1-0 win for Liverpool at Stamford Bridge in February 2011 complete list of matches of the Premier League the most-watched live.
Sky Sports record its figures listening in on the average of the whistle, as opposed to the average of the programme that takes into account all the emissions before and after the match.
Although the list of the top 10 is exclusively broadcast games on Sky, we think that other games broadcast on broadcasters rivals such as BT and Amazon have not attracted enough devices to be a part of this top 10.
The 3-1 victory for Liverpool over Manchester City in October, 2019 is also included in the top of the list
Sky Sports broadcasts 100 live matches on six weeks in the Premier League and in EFL.