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NWSL Championship viewership up +216 percent over 2019 final

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NWSL television ratings continue to soar.

An average of 525,000 viewers tuned in to watch the Washington Spirit take down the Chicago Red Stars in the NWSL championship game, marking a 216 percent increase from the 2019 NWSL Championship. In the final half hour of the game, 571,000 viewers tuned in, making it the most-streamed NWSL game on Paramount+ this season.

The only other soccer game to draw more viewers over the weekend the matchup between Liverpool and Arsenal, which generated 877,000 viewers on NBC.

Louisville topped the local markets ratings for the final, while Memphis and Nashville rounded out the top three. Of the markets whose teams were in the final, Washington D.C came in fourth and Chicago eighth.