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U.S. Win Over China Gives Fox Third-Best Audience Ever For Women's Soccer Game

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Fox drew its best soccer audience ever for the U.S.-China FIFA Women’s World Cup quarterfinal on Friday night, averaging 5.7 million viewers for the match. The audience also marks the third-most-viewed women’s soccer match all-time in the U.S., behind only the U.S.-China WWC final in &rs...

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