The four World Cup quarterfinals averaged more than 10 million viewers in the United States combined on ABC, ESPN networks and Spanish-language Univision. Host Brazil’s 2-1 win over Colombia in a 1 p.m. PDT kickoff Friday on ESPN was the most-viewed of the games with 11.84 million: 6.35 million on ESPN and 5.49 million on Univision. The Netherlands’ penalty-kicks victory over Costa Rica following a 0-0 tie in the late game Saturday on ESPN was seen by 10.92 million: 5.79 million on ESPN and 5.13 million on Univision. The overall quarterfinal average was 10.29 million.
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