While coronavirus had sucked the life out of every party, but if you are a soccer fan be ready to finally break the chains of boredom. This summer, we will experience the most awaited UEFA Championship League in which our favorite soccer teams from around the world will strive to win the highest title in the world of soccer.
As a soccer fan, I am writing this article to share the different ways through which you can watch Champions League 2021-22 so keep on reading and make sure to never miss a game.
Schedule of Champions League 2021-22
|June 2021||8 Jun||Preliminary round draw|
|15 Jun||First qualifying round draw|
|16 Jun||Second qualifying round draw|
|22 Jun||Preliminary round, semi-finals|
|25 Jun||Preliminary round, final|
|July 2021||6, 7 Jul||First qualifying round, first legs|
|13, 14 Jul||First qualifying round, second legs|
|19 Jul||Third qualifying round draw|
|20, 21 Jul||Second qualifying round, first legs|
|27, 28 Jul||Second qualifying round, second legs|
|August 2021||2 Aug||Play-off round draw|
|3, 4 Aug||Third qualifying round, first legs|
|10 Aug||Third qualifying round, second legs|
|17, 18 Aug||Play-offs, first legs|
|24, 25 Aug||Play-offs, second legs|
|26 Aug||Group stage draw|
|September 2021||14, 15 Sep||Group stage, Match day 1|
|28, 29 Sep||Group stage, Match day 2|
|October 2021||19, 20 Oct||Group stage, Match day 3|
|November 2021||2, 3 Nov||Group stage, Match day 4|
|23, 24 Nov||Group stage, Match day 5|
|December 2021||7, 8 Dec||Group stage, Match day 6|
|13 Dec||Round of 16 draw|
|February 2022||15, 16, 22, 23 Feb||Round of 16, first legs|
|March 2022||8, 9, 15, 16 Mar||Round of 16, second legs|
|18 Mar||Quarter Final and Semi-Final draw|
|April 2022||5, 6 Apr||Quarter-Finals, first legs|
|12, 13 Apr||Quarter-Finals, second legs|
|26, 27 Apr||Semi-Finals, first legs|
|May 2022||3, 4 May||Semi-Finals, second legs|
|28 May||Final – Saint Petersburg Stadium|
Where can I watch the Champions League?
In order to watch Champions League 2021-22 with all the exclusive bits, you will need to have CBS, Univision, and all the affiliated channels of these networks.
Below is the list of the recommended streaming services and TV providers that carry these channels:
|CBS Sports Network||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
Optimum TV offers CBS and CBS Sports Network in all of its plans. What’s more, is that it extends an opportunity for its sports fans in the form of sports packs. Subscribing to these packs can guarantee you the joy of watching all sorts of sports including college games, NHL, NFL, and MLB sports.
Another great factor to opt for this TV provider is that it does not bind you in a contract and you can cancel the agreement any time without prior notice and without having to bear any cancelation fee. Optimum also offer a buyout option of up to 500 USD for customers presently engaged with other service providers.
Furthermore, for large households, Optimum brings a variety of channels and everyone can have different picks. Optimum DVR offers 15 tuners, which means that you can record 15 different programs at the same time.
|TV Package||Channel Count||Price per Month|
|Optimum Value TV||More than 255||74.99 USD|
|Optimum Select TV||More than 340||89.99 USD|
|Optimum Preferred TV||More than 420||124.99 USD|
If you consider yourself a fan of all sorts of sports, DIRECTV might just be the best TV provider for you. All of the TV plans offered by DIRECTV include a wide range of sports channels including FS1, FS2, ESPN, NFL Network, Golf Channel, NBA TV, NHL Network, and many more.
Moreover, DIRECTV is the sole TV provider that offers NFL Sunday Ticket for its customers and if you are a new customer, you can avail of the CHOICETM package and get free access to the current season.
One thing that you must know about DIRECTV is that it binds you in a two-year contract and upon entering the second year – you will experience a sudden price change of almost 37 to 66 percent increase. Furthermore, if you do not cancel promotional deals of first-year like NFL Sunday Ticket or HBO Max before entering the second year, they will renew on their own further increasing the price of your TV plan.
|TV Package||Channel Count||First year Price per Month|
|Entertainment All Included||More than 160||64.99 USD|
|Choice All Included||More than 185||69.99 USD|
|Ultimate All Included||More than 250||84.99 USD|
|Premier All Included||More than 330||134.99 USD|
fuboTV offers all the channels that are required to watch the Champions League 2021-22 and so can be taken as an ideal choice for soccer lovers. In addition, fuboTV also includes a number of sports channels including the local and regional sports media channels. Spanish speakers can also enjoy soccer and other sports in Spanish as fuboTV offers a range of international language channels.
fuboTV’s Elite plan is one of the best live streaming TV plans and offers more than 158 channels, thousand hours of cloud DVR storage, and ten streams at the same time for only 79.99 USD a month.
For crazy soccer fans, an International Sports Plus add-on is also available for only 6.99 USD a month and includes SOLTV, FOX Soccer Plus, TyC Sports, and many more.
|Live TV Package||Channel Count||Price per Month|
|Starter||More than 111||64.99 USD|
|Elite||More than 158||79.99 USD|
4. Paramount Plus
While Paramount Plus (previously known as CBS All Access) is famous for on-demand movies and TV shows, but it also includes channels like CBS and CBS Sports Network that are set to air Champions League.
This is the cheapest option to watch the 2021-22 Champions League and the basic plan starts from only 5.99 USD a month and its ad-free version costs only 9.99 USD a month. If you subscribe by paying an annual fee, you can avail of a 50 percent discount. This is a great deal since you will get your hands on more than 30,000 hours of on-demand movies and TV shows including the CBS network channels.
|Streaming Package||Content Hours||Video Quality||Stream Count||Price per Month|
|Essential (incl. ads)||More than 30,000||1080p||3||4.99 USD|
|Premium (ad-free version)||More than 30,000||1080p||3||9.99 USD|