How to watch the 2021/22 tournament for free
A new era of the Women’s Champions League begins today with a revamped tournament format and a new broadcast deal that will allow all 61 games to be watched in the clear over the next two seasons.
A group stage format will be used for the first time with the 16 teams divided into four pools of four teams. Home and away matches will be played to determine the composition of the quarter-finals, with the top two teams advancing to the final eight.
Barcelona are the defending champions after beating WSL winner Chelsea 4-0 in last season’s final, and they were drawn with Arsenal in Group C. Chelsea, who reached the final of the competition for the first time last season, was paired with the Serie A winners, Juventus and Wolfsburg, Bundesliga finalists, in Group A.
Real Madrid, who beat Manchester City in the qualifying rounds, are in a group with French champions PSG in Group B, while seven-time winner Lyon are in Group D with the German champions. from Bayern Munich.
The busy fixture list begins with the first round of the group stage matches on Tuesday and Wednesday, all of which are available to watch on YouTube. Here is how you can look.
How to watch the Women’s Champions League
Every game of the Women’s Champions League this season will be streamed live on the DAZN YouTube channel. You can set reminders to receive notification when the stream goes live, 15 minutes before the start of each match.
You can sign up for DAZN where the matches will also be streamed for free on their digital platforms.
What are the groups?
Servette FCCF (SUI)
Paris Saint-Germain (FRA)
Real Madrid (ESP)
HB Køge (DEN)
Bayern Munich (Germany)
BK Häcken (SWE)
Who is playing this week?
Tuesday 5 October (all BST times)
Hoffenheim vs HB Køge (17:45)
BK Häcken vs Lyon (17:45)
Barcelona vs Arsenal (20:00)
Benfica vs Bayern (8:00 p.m.)
Wednesday 6 October
Servette vs Juventus (17:45)
Kharkiv vs Real Madrid (17:45)
Chelsea v Wolfsburg (8:00 p.m.)
Breidablik vs PSG (8:00 p.m.)
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