World Cup 2018: England win over Panama draws peak 82.9% TV share and 2.8m streams

Media playback is not supported on this device

World Cup 2018: England 6-1 Panama highlights
2018 Fifa World Cup on the BBC
Host: Russia Dates: 14 June - 15 July
Live: Coverage across BBC TV, BBC Radio and BBC Sport website with further coverage on Red Button, Connected TVs and mobile app.

England's record-breaking 6-1 victory over Panama at the World Cup on Sunday drew an 82.9% peak share of the television audience to BBC One.

The match attracted a peak television audience of 14.1m people as England secured a place in the last 16 with their biggest win at a World Cup.

There were 2.8m requests (3.05m with on-demand) to stream the match on BBC iPlayer and the BBC Sport website.

England's final group game is against Belgium on Thursday at 19:00 BST.

In terms of comparing the peak share, it was 89% for the 2012 Olympic opening ceremony, while England's game against Wales at Euro 2016 achieved 73% in the United Kingdom and 79% in Wales.

The Royal Wedding in May achieved a 70% peak share.

Top Stories