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Where to watch Ligue 1 in Canada

Wondering how to watch Ligue 1 in Canada? Catch all the action for the 2022/23 season on beIN SPORTS or fuboTV.

Last season Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) picked up its 8th Ligue 1 title in 10 years. The team has 3 of the greatest footballers currently playing in Mbappé, Messi and Neymar—and that’s just its forward line.

Compared to last season, Ligue 1 has 3 new clubs starting in 2022/23, following the promotion of Toulouse FC, AC Ajaccio and AJ Auxerre. That came at the expense of Bordeaux, Metz and Saint-Étienne, which were relegated in 2022/23 to Ligue 2.

The relegation of Saint-Étienne gives PSG the chance to pull ahead with the most Ligue 1 titles. It’s likely a chance they team will take as a favourite for the title once again, especially given that Messi is even more settled after his first season at the superclub.

In terms of other clubs chasing PSG, Lyon recruited well in the off-season and will look to improve on their uncharacteristic 8th place finish last season. Alexandre Lacazette and Corentin Tolisso return to the club, with the former being 1 of only 3 current players to have over 100 career goals in Ligue 1. Monaco are also expected to feature near the top of the table this season, as well as last season’s surprise package, Rennes.

2022/23 will also be the last Ligue 1 season to feature 20 teams. In view of the move to 18 clubs in the 2023/24 season, that means 4 clubs will be relegated at the end of this season instead of 3. There will also be no relegation play-offs held at the end of the season.

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Where to watch Ligue 1 in Canada

Canadian soccer fans can keep up with Ligue 1 thanks to beIN SPORTS, which is offering 7 live Ligue 1 games per round this season, with 266 live games in total. You can sign up for beIN SPORTS directly or by signing up for a fuboTV subscription.

Watch Ligue 1 in Canada on fuboTV

You can watch all that beIN SPORTS has to offer and lots of other great content through fuboTV, which provides access to beIN SPORTS, beIN SPORTS Canada and beIN SPORTS en Español.

fuboTV used to offer a 7-day free trial, but this is no longer available. A basic Essentials subscription gives you access to nearly 30 channels—including the Fubo Sports Network (which streams English Premier League matches), OneSoccer, Premier League TV, SportsGrid, Fubo Movie Network Canada, the Paramount Network and more—for $24.99 a month.

With a Premium subscription, which costs $199.99 a month, you can access around 40 channels including all Essentials channels as well as the Fight Network, Global Toronto, Adult Swim (home of Rick and Morty) and the History Channel. Find out more about fuboTV in our detailed guide.

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Live stream Ligue 1 matches with beIN SPORTS

beIN SPORTS boasts many European soccer leagues including Ligue 1 and Spain’s La Liga. A beIN SPORTS subscription costs $14.95 a month or $99.95 a year.

Watch Ligue 1, La Liga, Coupe de France, Coupe de la Ligue, Trophée des Champions, the Copa del Rey, the Spanish Segunda División and Turkey’s Süper Lig. You can also watch the North American Soccer League, CONCACAF World Cup Qualifiers, Copa do Brasil, Copa América and more.

Check out our guide to beIN SPORTS to learn more.

Where can I watch PSG games in Canada?

You can watch one of the world’s best teams the same way as the rest of Ligue 1—via beIN SPORTS or fuboTV. While beIN is only live streaming 7 out of the 10 matches per round, with the talent on display with PSG, there’s a good chance the team will be 1 of the matches featured each week. You can check our schedule below to see which matches are being screened in Canada and whether PSG is being featured.

Ligue 1 matches

DateTime (EST)MatchWhere to watch
Sun Sep 182:45 PMLyon vs Paris Saint-GermainbeIN SPORTS, fuboTV
Fri Sep 303:00 PMAngers vs MarseillebeIN SPORTS, fuboTV
Sat Oct 111:00 AMStrasbourg vs Stade RennaisbeIN SPORTS, fuboTV

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