Euro 2016 final averages 5.9 million TV viewers total in US

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Posted: Jul 12, 2016 5:42 PM

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — The final of the European Championship averaged a total of nearly 5.9 million television viewers in the U.S., up slightly from the almost 5.76 million for the 2012 final.

Portugal's 1-0 win over France in extra time Sunday averaged nearly 4.54 million viewers for the English-language broadcast on ESPN, down slightly from the almost 4.57 million for the match between Spain and Italy four years ago.

The network said Tuesday that were nearly 1.4 million viewers for the Spanish-language coverage on ESPN Deportes, up 14 percent from 2012.

WatchESPN added an average audience of 237,000.