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How to watch 2020 AFC Champions League matches live in Canada

The AFC Champions League is the pre-eminent club football competition in Asia. Who will take out this season's crown?

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AFC Champions League

The AFC Champions League, also known as the Asian Champions League, is a club soccer competition open to teams from right across the continent.

Following a series of qualifying matches and criteria, 32 teams make the main tournament, split into 8 groups. They initially compete in a round robin format. The top 2 teams in each group then progress to the knockout rounds.

When is the AFC Champions League?

The group stage of this year’s AFC Champions League got underway in early February. The teams play each side in their group home and away. The third round of group matches was scheduled for the week starting March 1, but the coronavirus outbreak forced a six-month postponement of the fixtures.

The competition re-started on September 15 for teams in the western zone, although it has been beset by more issues related to COVID-19. The eastern zone, which includes teams from Japan, Korea, Australia, Malaysia, Thailand and others, is scheduled to resume in November.

How to watch the AFC Champions League in Canada

If and when the tournament resumes properly, the AFC Champions League broadcast rights in Canada are held by sports streaming service beIN Sports. That means you have a range of options for tuning into the action on the pitch. We also have a full guide to beIN SPORTS.

Live stream AFC Champions League matches on fuboTV

One way to watch all of the content available on beIN SPORTS CONNECT and much more is through fuboTV. You can see a fuboTV review here, which includes the available content and compatible devices. fuboTV also comes with a seven-day free trial. After that, a basic Canadian subscription with access to 8 channels is $15.99 per month.

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Stream AFC Champions League with beIN SPORTS CONNECT

Content from beIN SPORTS is available in a variety of ways, including directly through its own streaming service, beIN SPORTS CONNECT. In Canada, you can sign up for $14.95 per month or $164.95 for a yearly pass. The service is available on any device, including Apple or Google and via Roku.

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