How to Watch UEFA Champions League 2021 in Australia


UEFA Champions League

The best clubs in European football are now battling it out in the UEFA Champions League group stages. The competition is one of the most exciting in world football and seen as the biggest prize in domestic European football.

It’s a highlight on the annual football calendar and features all of Europe’s biggest, most star-studded clubs like Barcelona, Real Madrid, Manchester United and defending champions, Chelsea. Fortunately, you won’t have to miss a minute when watching at home or streaming the matches live using the options in this Champions League TV guide.

UEFA Champions League 2021 preview

The UEFA Champions League is currently the biggest international domestic soccer tournament in the world and is broadcast live to TV audiences across six continents. The 67th edition of the competition takes place between September 2021 to May 2022. It starts with eight groups, each featuring four teams. These teams play each other twice, both home and away, between September and December. The top two teams from each group then advance to the knock out stages, starting with the Last 16. Then the Quarter Finals and Semi-Finals are played across two legs to decide who will play in the Champions League Final.

This year the final takes place at the Krestovsky Stadium in St Petersburg, Russia on May 29th. The teams that regularly make a push for Champions League glory play in one of Europe’s “top 5” leagues, the Premier League (England), the La Liga (Spain), the Bundesliga (Germany), the Serie A league (Italy) and Ligue 1 (France). 

As well as their national leagues and the UEFA Champions League, top European clubs also play in their respective domestic cup competitions such as the FA Cup, the EFL Cup, the Copa Del Rey, the Coupe de la France and the Coppa Italia. So if you’re a real fan of European football, there are a number of ways to see your favourite teams play week in, week out, right across a season.

UEFA Champions League fixtures

Each and every round of the Champions League is packed full of must-watch fixtures. Here are the live football games available to watch this week on Stan Sport.

GameDate/time Provider
Club Bruges vs Manchester City20th October – 2.45amStan Sport
PSG vs RB Leipzig20th October – 5.00amStan Sport
Atletico vs Liverpool20th October – 5.00amStan Sport
FC Porto v AC Milan20th October – 5.00amStan Sport
Besiktas vs Sporting Lisbon20th October – 2.45amStan Sport
Ajax vs Borussia Dortmund20th October – 5.00amStan Sport
Inter Milan vs Sheriff Tiraspol20th October – 5.00amStan Sport
Shakhtar Donetsk v Real Madrid20th October – 5.00amStan Sport
Real Madrid v Sheriff Tiraspol21st October – 5.00amStan Sport
Barcelona vs Dynamo Kiev21st October – 2.45amStan Sport
Benfica vs Bayern Munich21st October – 5.00amStan Sport
Manchester United vs Atalanta21st October – 5.00amStan Sport
Young Boys vs Villareal21st October – 5.00amStan Sport
FC Red Bull Salzburg vs VfL Wolfsburg21st October – 2.45amStan Sport
Lille vs Sevilla21st October – 5.00amStan Sport
Chelsea vs Malmo21st October – 5.00amStan Sport
Zenit vs Juventus21st October – 5.00amStan Sport

Where to watch UEFA Champions League live

Every game from the 2021 UEFA Champions League will be broadcast live and exclusive on the Stan Sport sports streaming service. Stan has secured the rights to the competitions from 2021 – 2024.

Stan sport costs as little as $10/month and is only available as an add-on alongside a standard Stan Subscription. All Champions League fixtures will be broadcast live and on demand with Stan Sport.

Stan’s venture into European football is also backed up by a stellar commentary team that will appease both new and seasoned fans of the game. Max Rushden and Mark Pougatch will share presenting duties, alongside Mark Bosnich and Grace Gill.

Stream Championships League for Free

Even though you need a Stan subscription to be able to access Stan Sport, the latter does come with a 30 day free trial which is ideal for watching Champions League football. If you’re not an existing customer, you can get both Stan and Stan Sport free for 30 days to try it all out. Stan Sport also includes major sports competitions like The Rugby Championship and international Tennis.

As Champions League coverage, Stan Sport’s coverage will also provide live games from the UEFA Europa League, UEFA Conference Europa League and the UEFA Super Cup.

Ronaldo, Champions League

Watch Champions League Replays

Recognising that Champions League kick-off times come at inconvenient times for Aussie soccer fans, Stan Sport has created a comprehensive range of replay options so that soccer fans can stay up to date with all the action around the clock. No matter how much time you have available, you will find a replay that works for you.

UEFA Champions League on Fox Sports

Games featuring Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester United will also be available after the final whistle with Fox Sports sister channel, beIN. This means that you can watch games featuring these teams with both Foxtel Now and Kayo free trial offers. Kayo Sports and Foxtel are also home to EPL replays featuring these teams, as well as live football from La Liga, Serie A and Ligue 1.

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Stan Sport v Fox Sports coverage

Football is now shared across several providers in Australia. You can compare Stans Sports coverage with Fox Sports (Foxtel/Kayo Sports) here.

CompetitionStan Sport Fox Sports
UEFA Champions League LiveYesNo (select replays)
EPL ReplaysNoYes
La LigaNoYes
Serie ANoYes
Ligue 1NoYes
BundesligaNoYes
Carabao CupNoYes
EFL ChampionshipNoYes

Other sports to watch after the Champions League

If you’re looking for something to watch after the Champions League, there are plenty of other sports streaming options in Australia. Check some of them out here.

Streaming devices for watching Champions League

Here you can find out which devices are compatible with Stan Sport, allowing you to stream the biggest Champions League games live and on demand.

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