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Photo: UEFA

The 2021-2022 UEFA Champions League gets underway with eight fixtures on Tuesday (14 September), followed by another eight on Wednesday (15 September). The top four Premier League teams from last season - Manchester City, Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool - will be opening their Champions League campaigns with slightly different squads that featured for them last year.

Is it Free to watch the Champions League in Canada?

In Canada, DAZN offers new customers a 30-day free trial period. You can learn how to sign up for a free trial here.

The free-trial period includes access to all of DAZN's live and on-demand programming, including Premier League, Europa League, the NFL and more.

Champions League 2021-2022: Groups

The top contenders - including all Premier League teams - are highlighted for your convenience.

Group A: Manchester City, PSG, RB Leipzig, Club Brugge

Group B: Liverpool, Atletico Madrid, Porto, Milan

Group C: Sporting CP, Borussia Dortmund, Ajax, Besiktas

Group D: Inter Milan, Real Madrid, Shakhtar Donetsk, Sheriff Tiraspol

Group E: Bayern Munich, Barcelona, Benfica, Dynamo Kyiv

Group F: Manchester United, Villareal, Atalanta, Young Boys

Group G: Lille, Sevilla, Red Bull Salzburg, Vfl Wolfsburg

Group H: Chelsea, Juventus, Zenit Saint Petersburg, Malmo FF

Champions League 2021-2022: Key Dates

The 2021-2022 edition of the UEFA Champions League returns with a familiar format and one major new twist.

As usual, the tournament starts out with a group stage (eight groups of four teams each), and only the top two finishers in each group advance to the Round of 16 that kicks off in February 2022. Two-leg, aggregate-goal knockout rounds are played the rest of the way through to the single game final that will be held on May 28, 2022 in Russia.

  • Group Stage: Sept. 14-15, Sept. 28-29, Oct. 19-20, Nov. 2-3, Nov. 23-24, Dec. 7-8
  • Round of 16: Feb. 15-16, March 8-9 / Feb. 22-23, March 15-16
  • Quarterfinals: April 5-6, April 12-13
  • Semifinals: April 26-27, May 3-4
  • Final: May 28, 2022 (St. Petersburg, Russia)

Champions league Matchday 1: Schedule, Fixtures

Date Time (ET) Fixture Stream
Sept. 14 12:45 p.m. Sevilla vs. RB Salzburg DAZN
Sept. 14 12:45 p.m. Young Boys vs. Manchester United DAZN
Sept. 14 3:00 p.m. Lille vs. VfL Wolfsburg DAZN
Sept. 14 3:00 p.m. Villarreal vs. Atalanta DAZN
Sept. 14 3:00 p.m. Chelsea vs. Zenit Saint Petersburg DAZN
Sept. 14 3:00 p.m. Malmo vs. Juventus DAZN
Sept. 14 3:00 p.m. Barcelona vs. Bayern Munich DAZN
Sept. 14 3:00 p.m. Dynamo Kyiv vs. Benfica DAZN
Sept. 15 12:45 p.m. Besiktas vs. Borussia Dortmund DAZN
Sept. 15 12:45 p.m. Sheriff vs. Shakhtar Donetsk DAZN
Sept. 15 3:00 p.m. Inter Milan vs. Real Madrid DAZN
Sept. 15 3:00 p.m. Atletico Madrid vs. Porto DAZN
Sept. 15 3:00 p.m. Club Brugge vs. PSG DAZN
Sept. 15 3:00 p.m. Liverpool vs. Milan DAZN
Sept. 15 3:00 p.m. Manchester City vs. RB Leipzig DAZN
Sept. 15 3:00 p.m. Sporting vs. Ajax DAZN

Champions League in Canada: How to watch on DAZN

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DAZN's is the exclusive home of UEFA Champions League rights in Canada. UCL fans can sign up for DAZN on monthly or yearly plans. Every UCL match will be made available for DAZN subscribers, both live and on demand.

What is DAZN?

DAZN is a global sports streaming service that offers exclusive coverage of every Premier League, UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League match in Canada, both live and on demand.

Soccer fans in Canada also can enjoy streaming of several other leagues on DAZN, including MLS, EFL Championship, EFL League One and women's soccer. A subscription also includes the NFL as DAZN positions itself as the "home of football" in Canada.

How much does it cost to sign up for DAZN?

DAZN offers a free trial period for new subscribers. It costs either $20 CAD per month or $150 CAD per year thereafter, depending on the plan you select.

What devices are supported by DAZN?

DAZN has apps available for all of the following platforms: Apple TV, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, Amazon Fire Stick, Amazon Fire Tablet, Android Phone & Tablet, iPhone & iPad, Android TV, LG, Smart TV, Panasonic Smart TV, Samsung Smart TV, Sony Smart TV, SmartCast, Xbox One, Xbox One S, Xbox One X, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 Pro, and Roku.

Where to watch: Broadcast partners in the world

Europe

Albania: Tring, RTSH

Armenia: Vivaro

Austria: ServusTV, Sky Austria

Azerbaijan: CBC Sport, Saran

Belarus: UEFA.tv

Belgium: Proximus, RTL, VTM

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Arena Sport

Bulgaria: A1, bTV

Croatia: HRT, Arena Sport

Cyprus: CYTA

Czech Republic: Nova, Voyo, Premier Sports

Denmark: NENT Group

Estonia: Viaplay

Finland: MTV

France: Canal+, BeIN, RMC Sport

Georgia: Adjara, Silknet

Germany: Amazon, DAZN

Greece: MEGA, COSMOTE TV

Hungary: Sport1, MTVA

Iceland: Viaplay, Syn

Republic of Ireland: Livescore, Virgin Media, RTE

Israel: The Sports Channel

Italy: Amazon, Mediaset, Sky Italia

Kazakhstan: QazSport, Q Sport League, Saran

Kosovo: Arena Sport, Artmotion

Kyrgyzstan: Saran, Q Sport

Latvia: Viaplay

Lithuania: Viaplay

Luxembourg: RTL, Proximus

Malta: Melita, PBS

Moldova: Setanta, Prime

Montenegro: Arena Sport

Netherlands: RTL, Ziggo Sport

North Macedonia: Makedonski Telekom, Arena Sport, MTV

Norway: TV2 Norway

Poland: Polsat, TVP

Portugal: Eleven

Romania: Clever Media, Digisport, Telekom Romania

Russia: Match TV

Serbia: Arena Sport

Slovakia: Markiza, Voyo, Premier Sports

Slovenia: Sportklub, Pro Plus

Spain: Telefonica

Sweden: Telia

Switzerland: blue+, CH Media

Tajikistan: Varzish TV, Saran

Turkey: EXXEN

Turkmenistan: Saran

Ukraine: Megogo

United Kingdom: BT Sport

Uzbekistan: MTRK

Africa and Middle East

Nigeria: SuperSport

South Africa: SuperSport

Middle East/North Africa (Algeria, Bahrain, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen): beIN

Sub-Saharan Africa: Canal+, SuperSport

Americas

Bolivia: Televideo

Brazil: SBT, Turner

Canada: DAZN

Caribbean: Flow Sports, Sportsmax

Central America: ESPN

Costa Rica: Teletica

Dominican Republic: Televideo

Ecuador: Televideo

El Salvador: Canal Dos

Guatemala: Televideo

Haiti: Canal+

Honduras: Televicentro

South America (ex. Brazil): ESPN

Mexico: Turner

Panama: TVN, Medcom

Paraguay: Televideo

Peru: Televideo

United States of America: CBS, TUDN Deportes

Venezuela: La Tele Tuya

Asia and Pacific

Australia: STAN

Brunei: beIn

Cambodia: beIn

PR China: PPTV, Tencent, iQIYI, Alibaba

Hong Kong SAR: beIn

India & Indian sub-continent: Sony

Indonesia: SCTV

Japan: Wowow

Republic of Korea: SPO TV

Laos: beIn

Macau SAR: TDM

Malaysia: beIn

Mongolia: SPS

Myanmar: TBA

New Zealand: Spark

Pacific Islands: Digicel

Philippines: Tap TV

Singapore: beIn

Taiwan/Chinese Taipei: Elta

Thailand: beIn

Vietnam: FPT

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