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How to watch 2021 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?

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 April. The teams play each side in their group home and away.

Round of 16 matches got underway on September 12, 2021 when Iranian team Esteghlal FC took on Saudi Arabian team Al Hilal SFC. Other Round of 16 matches followed on September 13 and 14.

There will be a sprint to the finish for this season’s combatants. The quarter-finals are being held on October 16 and 17, with the semi-finals then held right after that, on October 19-20.

How to watch the AFC Champions League in Canada

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. A basic Canadian subscription costs $24.99 per month.


Discount fuboTV plans

  • Essentials monthly: $24.99 → $14.99 ($30 off over 3 billing periods)
  • Essentials quarterly: $59.97 → $44.97 ($15 off over 1 billing period)

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.

When will the Asian Champions League be played?

The final will be played on November 23, 2021. A time and venue is yet to be confirmed.

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