Champions League live streams: How to watch 2021 UEFA soccer final online in USA



Manchester City and Chelsea are getting ready to square off in the UEFA Champions League final in an all-England battle. Chelsea will seek to win their second title in the European soccer series while Manchester City will be looking to take home their first.

The match is expected to be a good one, and American-born Christian Pulisic will look to become the second American to ever win the tournament (Jovan Kirovski was the first) and hopes to be the first to start for the winning side.

It’s going to be a big-time battle for Pulisic and the Blues, and soccer fans in the United States will surely want to watch Pulisic in action, among others.

But what’s the best way to stream the game? Sporting News has your answers about which streaming services will carry the game and allow cord-cutters to get in on the Saturday afternoon action.

MORE: Watch the Champions League final live with fuboTV (7-day trial)

How to watch Champions League games on Paramount Plus

Paramount Plus is CBS’ new streaming platform that launched in the United States on March 4, 2021. To access the Champions League on Paramount Plus, you can sign up for the service by visiting ParamountPlus.com and clicking the “try it free” button. Currently, Paramount is offering a seven-day free trial for new users.

Paramount Plus can be streamed on virtually any device, including:

  • iOS and Android devices
  • Chromecast
  • Most smart TVs, including Samsung, Vizio, and LG TVs
  • Playstation
  • XBox
  • Roku
  • Apple TV
  • Fire TV
  • Portal TV
  • XFinity Flex

What is Paramount Plus?

Paramount Plus is a streaming service that launched in the United States in the first week of March, 2021. The service used to be known as “CBS All Access” but ViacomCBS elected to re-brand it behind the more recognizable entertainment brand of Paramount.

Paramount Plus offers users access to a library of on-demand entertainment options as well as live programs on CBS networks. This includes live sports — like the UEFA Champions League final, which will air on CBS — news, and more.

In addition to the CBS content that is included on Paramount Plus, programs from BET, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, MTV and The Smithsonian Channel are all included with a subscription. So too are numerous movies, new ones and classics, from the Paramount, Miramax and MGM brands. And new releases from Paramount’s studios will be available to stream on Paramount Plus 30 to 45 days after the debut of the movie in theaters.

Paramount’s programming contains plenty of recognizable titles, from new and old “Star Trek” series, “Indiana Jones” movies and the remake of the “Twilight Zone.” Additionally, children’s programs like “Rugrats” and “iCarly” are getting reboots that will be available on Paramount Plus.

And all programs that were available on CBS All Access is available on Paramount Plus.

MORE: Everything you need to know about the Champions League final

Paramount Plus price

There are two monthly price points for Paramount Plus. The cheaper option is $5.99 per month and comes with “limited ads” within the programming. The more expensive monthly option is $9.99 a month but contains no commercials. Subscribers can also download programs and watch them offline with the latter plan.

Paramount Plus now offers annual subscriptions as well. The annual limited-commercial package is $59.99 a year while the no-commercial package is $99.99 a year.

Champions League free live streams

Fans can stream the Champions League final for 2021 on a variety of streaming options. This includes Paramount Plus, fuboTV (which offers a seven-day free trial) and several other dedicated streaming sites.

Below is a full rundown of options that soccer fans can choose from ahead of the match:





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