England beat eight-time champions Germany at London’s Wembley stadium in the final on Sunday evening, with Ella Toone and Chloe Kelly scoring for the victors. The game was played in front of a record crowd of 87,192.
The final was broadcast on BBC One. The game drew an average of 11 million viewers and a 66% audience share, peaking at 17.6 million, according to overnights.tv.
The Women’s #euro2022final on BBC1, kicking off at 5pm, drew an audience averaging 11m/66%, and peaked at 17.6m! Congratulations to the #Lionesses on their win over Germany! #uktvratings https://t.co/DSYC3PhVGB
— overnights.tv (@overnightstv) August 1, 2022
The 17.6 million peak smashed the previous record, achieved just days previously when England beat Sweden 4-0 in the semi-final. That game drew a peak of 9.3 million on the BBC, with an average of 7.9 million viewers tuning in. England’s quarter-final victory over Spain drew an average of 7.6 million viewers.
More to come.