Spartak V Zenit: Record TV audience for the game

The recent RPL clash between Russia's two most popular teams set a new viewership record for Match TV.
Spartak V Zenit: Record TV audience for the game
Match TV set a new record for viewers from their target audience of men in Russia aged 14–59, with 15.4% of that demographic watching the game, reaching a peak of 20% at some points of the game. The total television audience of the match exceeded 3,800,000 people.

The previous record was set on 2 October 2016, when Zenit v Spartak at the Gazprom Arena pulled in an average share of 14.7% and a total viewership of 3,303,000.