Euro 2022: England v Spain quarter-final draws biggest TV audience of Euros so faron July 21, 2022 at 9:43 am

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A peak television audience of 7.6 million watched England’s dramatic extra-time win against Spain in the Euro 2022 quarter-final on BBC One.

It is up 3.6 million on the four million who tuned in for the Lionesses’ 8-0 group-stage win against Norway.

There were a further 1.5 million streams across BBC iPlayer and the BBC Sport website and app as England advanced to the semi-finals.

The second quarter-final – Germany v Austria – is on BBC One on Thursday.

Coverage begins at 19:30 BST on BBC One and BBC iPlayer.

England’s semi-final against Sweden or Belgium is on BBC One and BBC iPlayer from 19:30 BST on 26 July.

The highest peak television audience for women’s football in the UK is 11.7 million for England’s 2019 World Cup semi-final defeat by the United States.

England’s peak audiences at Euro 2022

  • England v Austria, 6 July – 3.7 million and 750,000 streams
  • England v Norway, 11 July – four million and 726,000 streams
  • Northern Ireland v England, 15 July – 3.4 million and 525,000 streams
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