Over half a million viewers watched Uruguay's victory over England in the 2014 FIFA World Cup on RTÉ Two television on Thursday night.

The Group D match on RTÉ Two drew an average of 572,400* viewers with a share of 42% of the available audience.

Viewing figures released today (Friday June 20) show that 51% of the available audience of Men 15+ watched on RTÉ Two, while 37% of Women 15+ also watched the game. 

Over 81,000 watched RTÉ's coverage live online and on mobile devices - via rte.ie/worldcup and RTÉ Player. 

*Live + VOSDAL