None of the matches between CSKA and Spartak held in 2020 and shown on public television even entered the top 5 most popular football broadcasts of the year, if we take games exclusively between Russian teams. This became clear after Mediascope published the latest data on TV ratings for 2020.
The match « Spartak » – CSKA in the quarterfinals of the Russian Cup, held on March 4 and broadcast on « Match TV », gathered an audience of 1.13 million people. The game of the second round of the 2019/20 championship, which took place on June 30 and was also shown on Match TV, gathered an audience of 1.08 million viewers. They are 7th and 8th in the ranking. As for the meeting of the first round of the 2020/21 championship, it was broadcast on the Match Premier paid channel.
The list is headed by two matches of Spartak and Zenit in the 2020/21 championship (October 3 and December 16). They were followed by the games Krasnodar – Spartak (October 24), Zenit – Krasnodar (November 8), the match for the Russian Super Cup, Zenit – Lokomotiv (August 7) and the meeting between Zenit and Spartak »In the semifinals of the Russian Cup (July 19). And only two Moscow derbies follow.
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