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How to watch 2021/22 UEFA Champions League semi-finals live

The UEFA Champions League is back and all games are available to watch live in Canada. Here's how you can tune in.

The UEFA Champions League (UCL) is one of the most prestigious tournaments in all of football. It determines which is the best club in Europe and is the trophy every side covets.

English club Chelsea is the defending champion heading into the 2021/22 tournament, defeating Manchester City in the final of last season’s coronavirus-impacted competition for a second title overall.

Liverpool, Bayern Munich, Real Madrid, Manchester City, Juventus, PSG, Barcelona, Manchester United and Atlético Madrid are among the big teams competing for this year’s crown.

How to watch every Champions League match in Canada

In Canada, the UEFA Champions League is exclusive to DAZN. You can check out the Champions League on DAZN by heading here.

Stream Champions League on DAZN

DAZN is a bit of a trailblazer when it comes to sports streaming. It’s a growing service that expanded into more than 200 countries and territories in 2020. It costs $20 a month or you can take a discounted rate by opting into the $150 yearly pass.

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Save over 37% on DAZN with an annual subscription

Opt for DAZN's annual subscription over the monthly subscription and save $90 a year. DAZN has exclusive rights to the NFL, Premier League and UEFA Champions League.
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Stream every NFL game, NFL Redzone and Game Pass on DAZN

Get every single NFL game live and on demand in Canada on DAZN. Take advantage of DAZN's monthly $20 package and start streaming now.
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Stream NFL, Premier League and more exclusively on DAZN for $20 a month

Take advantage of DAZN's no lock-in contact to stream NFL, Champions League, MLB, English Premier League and more.

DAZN has plenty of sport on offer, including the NFL, English Premier League, MLB, Europa League and more. You can see the full list of sports available and an extensive DAZN guide here.

DAZN has an app available to download on iOS and Android devices plus Amazon’s Fire tablet. If you’re stuck at work, then you can watch via laptop or PC. Other viewing options include Chromecast, smart TVs (LG, Sony, Hisense and Samsung) or PlayStation and Xbox consoles.

How to stream soccer

To catch matches of non-English teams from the UCL in their domestic competitions, such as Real Madrid, PSG and Barcelona, you will need to watch via beIN SPORTS.

This leaves you with 1 of 2 options. Subscribing to beIN SPORTS directly, which costs $19.95 per month or $209.95 for an annual pass. You can also get the channels via fuboTV. Viewers are able to access 3 beIN SPORTS channels via fuboTV. It costs $20 a month and also provides additional channels.

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Watch live sports with a 7-day FREE trial of fuboTV

Take advantage of fuboTV's 7-day FREE trial to watch live sports on mobile, computer and smart TVs.

Champions League schedule

Champions League tournament format

The tournament has several different preliminary and qualifying rounds, but the real fun begins in the group stage with 32 teams. Clubs are divided equally into 8 different groups, with teams seeded before the draw. Each team plays its group opponents in a home and away round-robin format.

The group stage is traditionally played from September to December and is held over 6 match days. Teams from the same nations are also split up to ensure parity. After the group stage, the UCL progresses to the knockout phase, which usually begins in February and is contested by 16 clubs.

The 16 teams who finished as the top 2 in each group advance and play matches over 2 legs. Those who finished in third place in their group enter the UEFA Europa League. The knockout phase begins with the round of 16 and sees the 8 group winners seeded against the 8 runners-up.

At this point, teams still can’t be drawn against clubs from the same country or who were previously in their group. Then from the quarter-finals onwards, there are no restrictions on who will play each other through to the semi-finals and final.

When is the UEFA Champions League final?

The final will be held on May 28, 2022 at Saint-Denis’s Stade de France in Paris.

Who will play in the UEFA Champions League final?

It’s getting close. The final 4 teams in the semi-finals are Manchester City, Real Madrid, Liverpool and Villarreal.

In the first leg of the semi-finals, Liverpool defeated Villareal 2-0 at home, but although they have a 2-goal lead, it will no doubt be a different atmosphere at the Spanish team’s home. Manchester City meanwhile overcame Real Madrid 4-3 in their first semi-final leg.

For the second leg of the semi-finals, Villarreal host Liverpool on Tuesday 3 May with a kick-off time at 3pm ET, while Real Madrid host Manchester City on Wednesday 4 May, with kick off at 3pm ET.

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