League Cup Ratings From France And Germany
German public broadcaster ARD "obtained respectable ratings" with its coverage of the second round of the DFB Pokal (German Cup), according to Sidney Schering of QUOTENMETER.de. ARD's broadcast of the second-round match-up between Fortuna Dusseldorf and Borussia Mönchengladbach attracted 4.81 million viewers and had a 17.4% market share. In the target group, the game was watched by 1.41 million viewers, which was a 13% share (QUOTENMETER.de, 11/1).
FRANCE: SPORTUNE.fr reported that France 3's broadcast of the French League Cup match between rivals Paris St. Germain and Marseille was watched by an average of 4.3 million people. The performance was "largely superior" to the norm for the channel. PSG's 2-0 victory also had a 17.6% share (SPORTUNE.fr, 11/1).