How to watch Champions League 2021-2022

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 20218 JunPreliminary round draw
15 JunFirst qualifying round draw
16 JunSecond qualifying round draw
22 JunPreliminary round, semi-finals
25 JunPreliminary round, final
July 20216, 7 JulFirst qualifying round, first legs
13, 14 Jul First qualifying round, second legs
19 JulThird qualifying round draw
20, 21 JulSecond qualifying round, first legs
27, 28 JulSecond qualifying round, second legs
August 20212 AugPlay-off round draw
3,  4 AugThird qualifying round, first legs
10 AugThird qualifying round, second legs
17, 18 AugPlay-offs, first legs
24, 25 AugPlay-offs, second legs
26 AugGroup stage draw
September 202114, 15 SepGroup stage, Match day 1
28, 29 SepGroup stage, Match day 2
October 202119, 20 OctGroup stage, Match day 3
November 20212, 3 NovGroup stage, Match day 4
23, 24 NovGroup stage, Match day 5
December 20217, 8 DecGroup stage, Match day 6
13 DecRound of 16 draw
February 202215, 16, 22, 23 FebRound of 16, first legs
March 20228, 9, 15, 16 MarRound of 16, second legs
18 MarQuarter Final and Semi-Final draw
April 20225, 6 AprQuarter-Finals, first legs
12, 13 AprQuarter-Finals, second legs
26, 27 AprSemi-Finals, first legs
May 20223, 4 MaySemi-Finals, second legs
28 MayFinal – 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:

ChannelOptimumDIRECTVfuboTVParamount Plus
CBS Sports NetworkYesYesYesYes
Zona FutbolNoNoYesNo

1. Optimum

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 PackageChannel CountPrice per Month
Optimum Value TVMore than 25574.99 USD
Optimum Select TVMore than 34089.99 USD
Optimum Preferred TVMore than 420124.99 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 PackageChannel CountFirst year Price per Month
Entertainment All IncludedMore than 16064.99 USD
Choice All IncludedMore than 18569.99 USD
Ultimate All IncludedMore than 25084.99 USD
Premier All IncludedMore than 330134.99 USD

3. fuboTV

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 PackageChannel CountPrice per Month
StarterMore than 11164.99 USD
EliteMore than 15879.99 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 PackageContent HoursVideo QualityStream CountPrice per Month
Essential (incl. ads)More than 30,0001080p34.99 USD
Premium (ad-free version)More than 30,0001080p39.99 USD

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