More than 15 million viewers watched the World Cup champions France Out Germany in France m 6 Tuesday evening in the first face-to-face meeting لقاء Euro 2020 It runs until July 11 and plays in various locations across Europe and the UK. It did well for 57.5 from 9pm in France and 17.4 million viewers (for comparison, 12.6 million viewers watched France enter the World Cup in 2018, TF1 part of 69 on Saturday afternoon). M6 said Tuesday’s game had the highest TV ratings since 2018. Those numbers do not take into account performances from public venues, and many fans were watching in bars, restaurants and fan zones.
France currently has an 11pm curfew, so these revelers had to go home after the match. However, on Monday, France’s Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin issued a directive to the country’s security forces “to show special leniency” during checks on people returning to their homes. The ministry also said that there would be no exemption from the curfew during France matches. This number will stop appearing from June 30, when the curfew will be imposed.
In Germany, 22.55 million viewers watched the first half of the match ZDFLocal media reports. It was good for 67.4 shares, which fell to 63 in the second half of the year.
France won the match with an own goal equippedMats Hummels in the first half. glaucoma He later scored two goals, but the goals of Kylian Mbappe and Karim Benzema were canceled for offside.
About 2,500 French fans attended the Allianz Arena in Munich for the match, which hosted about 14,500 spectators in total due to health restrictions. This is the lowest number of participants the tournament is expected to see at any time.
In addition to the mini-controversy over the question of whether German Antonio Rudiger bit Frenchman Paul Pogba on the shoulder (the jury didn’t budge, but the players were kissed after the match), there’s been some serious drama on the pitch before. It started. A protester parachuted into the arena, crashed into the camera wires and dropped debris onto the pitch, into the main stand and narrowly missed French coach Didier Deschamps.
UEFA described the move as “reckless and dangerous” and said many of the injured were being treated in hospital. The authorities are investigating the incident, which was caused by a Greenpeace activist. The canopy wrote “Kick Out Oil!” It appears to have been addressed to the Volkswagen Championship sponsor. The president of Greenpeace France apologized “to the people who have been injured, to the people who may be frightened and Didier Deschamps,” on FranceInfo this morning.
Also in Germany, 6.44 million people (34.4 stakes) watched the first match of the day between Hungary and European champions Portugal (which the latter won 3-0). Both teams are in Group F with Germany and France.
in the UK, ITVFrance’s coverage of Germany drew a crowd of 6.6 million during the three-hour show. The exhibition match peaked at five minutes in front of 9.4 million viewers in the second half, according to Barb’s numbers provided overnight, as the defending champions came close to a slim victory.
Earlier in the tournament, England started their campaign against Croatia at Wembley Stadium at a reduced capacity. Under a hot sun on a mild British summer day, England lost 1-0, as 7.6 million people watched BBC One’s coverage. Ratings hit a five-minute high of 11.6 million in the later stages of the game, which turned out to be a fairly comfortable win for the hosts.
All eyes are on England now on Friday, when Gareth Southgate’s men take on Scotland in the United Nations derby. The match kicks off at 8:00pm local time at Wembley and is sure to draw the biggest UK TV audience for the tournament to date.