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Returning Bundesliga quietly delivers record international audiences

A TV crew member wears protective mask at RB Leipzig v Freiburg match on May 16, 2020 (Photo by Jan Woitas/Pool via Getty Images)

The German Bundesliga attracted strong audiences in key global markets upon its return on Saturday, May 16, despite matches being played behind closed doors.

Five Bundesliga matches kicked off at 3:30pm (CET) on Saturday afternoon, attracting 3.68 million viewers for the different coverage offered by pay-television broadcaster Sky Deutschland.

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