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U.S. Soccer Win Watched By Few

Wed., June 14, 1995

The U.S.’s 3-2 soccer win over Nigeria on Sunday in the U.S. Cup ‘95 tournament got just a 0.9 cable rating on ESPN and was watched in 590,400 homes.

It was the first game in which the U.S. had its top players available since last summer’s World Cup. During the World Cup, ESPN averaged a 2.2 cable rating and 1.39 million homes for its live telecasts, and a 1.8 cable rating and 1,138,000 homes overall.In its previous U.S. soccer telecast this year, ESPN got a 0.4 cable rating for a 2-1 loss to Costa Rica on May 28.Each rating point for ESPN currently represents 656,000 homes, up from 631,000 last summer.

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