With an average of 2,110,832 viewers the VRT's second television network had 79% of the total number of television viewers between 6pm and 8pm on Tuesday.
The number of viewers peaked at 2,562,000 (a market share of 84.1%) during the closing stages of the game. The last record for a football match played by the Red Devils was Belgium v Italy on 14 July 2000 that had 1,985,000 viewers.
Tuesday evening's match was the second most watched television programme in the history of Flemish broadcasting. Only the light entertainment programme 'Schalkse Ruiters' did better. On 2 March 1997 the programme attracted 2,278,675 viewers.