Manchester City and Chelsea prepare to meet in the UEFA Champions League final in a battle between England. Chelsea will look to win their second European soccer series title, while Manchester City will look to take home their first.
The match is expected to be good, and American-born Christian Pulisic will be looking to become the second American to win the tournament (Jovan Kirovski was the first) and hopes to be the first to start on the winning side.
It will be a great battle for Pulisic and the Blues, and soccer fans in the United States are sure to want to see Pulisic in action, among others.
But what is the best way to broadcast the game? Sporting News has their answers on which streaming services will broadcast the game and allow the attackers to get into the action Saturday afternoon.
How to watch Champions League matches on Paramount Plus
Paramount Plus is CBS’s new streaming platform that launched in the United States on March 4, 2021. To access the Champions League on Paramount Plus, you can sign up for the service by visiting ParamountPlus.com and clicking the “Try it free” button. Paramount is currently offering a seven-day free trial for new users.
Paramount Plus can be streamed on virtually any device, including:
- iOS and Android devices
- Most smart TVs, including Samsung, Vizio, and LG TVs
- Play station
- Apple tv
- Fire tv
- Portal TV
- XFinity Flex
What is Paramount Plus?
Paramount Plus is a streaming service that launched in the United States in the first week of March 2021. The service used to be known as “CBS All Access”, but ViacomCBS chose to rebrand behind the most recognizable entertainment brand in Paramount.
Paramount Plus offers users access to a library of on-demand entertainment options, as well as live shows on CBS networks. This includes live sports such as the UEFA Champions League final, which will be broadcast on CBS, news and more.
In addition to the CBS content featured on Paramount Plus, shows from BET, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, MTV, and The Smithsonian Channel are all included with a subscription. So are numerous movies, new and classic, from the Paramount, Miramax and MGM brands. And new releases from Paramount Studios will be available to stream on Paramount Plus 30 to 45 days after the film’s theatrical release.
Paramount’s programming contains a host of recognizable titles, from new and old “Star Trek” series, “Indiana Jones” movies, and the new version of “Twilight Zone.” Additionally, kids’ shows like “Rugrats” and “iCarly” are getting reboots that will be available on Paramount Plus.
And all the shows that were available on CBS All Access are available on Paramount Plus.
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Paramount Plus Price
There are two monthly price points for Paramount Plus. The cheapest option is $ 5.99 per month and comes with “limited ads” within the schedule. The most expensive monthly option is $ 9.99 one month but does not contain commercials. Subscribers can also download shows and watch them offline with the latter plan.
Paramount Plus now also offers annual subscriptions. The annual limited commercial package is $ 59.99 one year while the non-commercial package is $ 99.99 one year.
Free Live Streams of the Champions League
Fans can stream the Champions League final for 2021 in a variety of streaming options. This includes Paramount Plus, fuboTV (offering a free seven-day trial) and various other dedicated streaming sites.
Below is a full rundown of the options soccer fans can choose from before the game:
Eddie is an Australian news reporter with over 9 years in the industry and has published on Forbes and tech crunch.