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Ratings: Brazil and Chile commence the 'Round Of 16' on SBS #theworldcup

SportKevin Perry
   Brazil's goalkeeper Julio Cesar makes a save during a penalty shootout . image copyright: AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan   

Brazil's goalkeeper Julio Cesar makes a save during a penalty shootout.
image copyright: AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan


The 'Round of 16' kicked off on day 16, with Brazil taking on Chile and Colombia going head-to-head with Uruguay.

When host nation Brazil took on Chile in Belo Horizonte, the game was taken into extra time after a 1-1 draw. After extra time the scored remained at 1-1 and the game was taken to penalties. In a nail-biting finish, Brazil defeated Chile 3-2 after Chile’s Gonzalo Jara's final shot hit the crossbar missing the net. The match aired live on SBS ONE, averaging 301,000 (261,000 Metro + 40,000 Regional - All Program Averages based on actual whistle times), with a Metro FTA Share of 56.7%, a Regional FTA Share of 26.9% and a peak audience of 365,000.

The second match of the day was in Rio and was between Columbia and Uruguay. The Colombians scored 2 goals past the Uruguayans, with Colombia's number 10, James Rodriguez scoring both goals, making him the current leading goal scorer in the tournament. The match game aired live on SBS ONE, averaging 340,000 (271,000 Metro + 69,000 Regional), with a Metro FTA Share of48.0%, a Regional FTA Share of 25.5% and a peak audience of 458,000.

Source: OzTAM Metro and RegTAM Regional FTA Database; 5 City Metro + Combined Aggregated Regional Market including WA; Total Individuals, People 25-54, People 16-39 and People 18-49 including guests; SBS ONE, SBS 2 and NITV; Consolidated (Live + As Live + TSV) to 19/6/14 Overnight (Live + As Live) from 20/6/14 onwards; 02:00-02:00; Average Audience, FTA Share and 5 Minute Consecutive Reach; Live program averages, share and peak minute based on actual whistle times; Delayed matches and cume reach based on overnight program logs