LONDON (dpa-AFX) - The TV broadcast of Bayer Leverkusen's progress to the semi-finals of the Europa League has brought RTL top ratings. The 1:1 (0:1) of the new German soccer champions on Thursday evening against West Ham United was watched by an average of 5.13 million people on free TV, according to the Koln-based broadcaster. It is the best figure for a Europa League broadcast since Eintracht Frankfurt's victory in the final in May 2022. The market share was 21.9 per cent, the highest for the current Europa League season./eng/DP/ngu