MLS Cup records largest total domestic audience since 1997

LAFC celebrate the club's first MLS Cup title (Getty Images)

Major League Soccer's championship game generated its largest domestic television audience since 1997 as Los Angeles FC dramatically defeated Philadelphia Union on penalty kicks at Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles, California, on November 5.

The 2022 MLS Cup drew a combined 2.155 million viewers on the English-language Fox network and the Spanish-language Univision, marking the second-most-watched club soccer match in the United States this year after the Uefa Champions League final on May 28 between Real Madrid and Liverpool FC.

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