UEFA Champions League: OTT platform DAZN on Tuesday acquired the streaming rights for UEFA Champions League in Germany. The deal is for the new three-season cycle starting from 2021-22 to 2023-24. As per the deal, DAZN will be allowed to stream 121 of 138 Champions League matches live each season, reported Sports Business. Meanwhile, for the Champions League final, both DAZN and ZDF, a public-service broadcaster, will hold rights for it.
John Gleasure, chief business development officer at DAZN, said, “Extending our coverage of the Uefa Champions League until 2024, alongside our extensive Bundesliga rights acquisition means DAZN will become the number one destination for football fans in Germany. At the peak, we’ll show exclusive live coverage in Germany at eight out of the 10 kick-off times a week across the two leading club competitions, giving fans affordable access to the most prestigious and exciting football competitions around,” the report added.
UEFA Champions League Schedule and kickoff timings till August 14
August 8 (Round of 16 – Second Leg)
Juventus vs Lyon 12:30 am, Indian Standard Time (IST)
Manchester City vs Real Madrid, 12:30 am IST
August 9 (Round of 16 – Second Leg)
Bayern Munich vs Chelsea 12:30 am, IST
Barcelona vs Napoli, 12:30 am IST
August 13 (Quarter-Final)
Atalanta vs Paris Saint-Germain, 12:30 am IST
August 14 (Quarter-Final)
RB Leipzig vs Atletico Madrid, 12:30 am, IST
Where to watch the UEFA Champions League live in India
Sony Network is the official broadcaster of the UEFA Champions League in India. These matches will be broadcast live on Sony Ten 2 and Sony Ten 2 HD on TV. Live streaming will be available on SonyLIV.