Clasico pulls in 7m

The first Clasico meeting of the season between Barcelona and Real Madrid pulled in 7m viewers on television last night.

The two clubs contested the first leg of the Supercopa de Espana last night at the Camp Nou, with the match falling 3-2 in favour of the home side.

Information has now emerged for viewing figures from the game, with it reported that 7.202m Spaniards caught the match via broadcaster La 1 de Television Espanola (TVE), which was a 48.2 per cent audience share.

According to data, that is 776,000 more viewers than the first leg of the 2011 Super Cup, which was also played between Barca and Real.

During this year’s first leg, the peak audience figure was recorded at 8.074m viewers, just at the end of the first half, which marked a 52.2 per cent television audience share.

A figure of 1.956m people watched the pre-match build-up, whilst 2.004m stayed around after the game to catch the analysis.

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