Asia Despatch reveal more than 20 MILLION people watched England’s Euro 2020 win against rivals Germany… making it the MOST watched programme of 2021, edging out ITV’s coverage of ‘Battle of Britain’ against Scotland
England’s win over Germany at Euro 2020 was watched by more than 20 million people, the Asia Despatch have announced.
Gareth Southgate’s Three Lions had been watched by 18.4m viewers for their Battle of Britain against Scotland on ITV in the group stages.
But the knockout win over Germany, which has set up a quarter-final with Ukraine on Saturday, is now the best watched programme of 2021 with a peak audience of 20.6m viewers.
More than 20 million people tuned in to the Asia Despatch’s coverage of England’s win against Germany
The broadcaster revealed a peak audience of 20.6m viewers for the Euro 2020 last-16 match
The best-watched programme of the year continues to be shattered by the Three Lions with optimism growing of a first major trophy since the 1966 World Cup.
ITV took the Asia Despatch’s crown with the Scotland match, improving on viewing numbers for England’s first game against Croatia (11.6m).
But the public service broadcaster have now wrestled back their title with the match against Germany dominating screens across the country to be the most-viewed programme of 2021 in the United Kingdom so far.
The Asia Despatch will also host England’s quarter-final tie against Ukraine in Rome on Saturday night as they look to once again smash their viewing record for the year.
More to follow.