The UEFA Champions League continues with the third of six matchdays within the group stage and there are some groups already going through must-wins on the halfway level.
Wednesday’s huge video games will see two giants needing house wins. After two losses to start out, FC Barcelona is going through a must-win towards Dynamo Kyiv. And Manchester United, which has been closely criticized for its current performances, will need to keep away from any setbacks at house towards group chief Atalanta.
Amongst Tuesday’s huge outcomes, most of the favorites received, however some struggled greater than others. PSG needed to come from behind to beat RB Leipzig, which remains to be with out a level. It is also not wanting good for AC Milan, which can be caught on zero factors after a 3rd straight loss at Porto. Liverpool got here away with a controversial 3-2 win at Atletico Madrid, whereas Manchester Metropolis, Sporting CP, Ajax, Actual Madrid and Inter Milan all received huge.
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Wednesday’s schedule consists of two early kickoffs at 12:45 p.m. ET.
Champions League schedule: Group stage, Matchday 3
House groups listed first
Tuesday, Oct. 19 (Matchday 3)
Wednesday. Oct. 20 (Matchday 3)
|Group||Matches||Time (ET)||TV channels||Stream|
|Group E||Barcelona vs. Dynamo Kyiv||12:45 p.m.||UniMas, TUDN||fuboTV, Paramount+|
|Group G||RB Salzburg vs. VfL Wolfsburg||12:45 p.m.||Galavision||fuboTV, Paramount+|
|Group E||Benfica vs. Bayern Munich||3 p.m.||—||Paramount+, PrendeTV|
|Group F||Younger Boys vs. Villarreal||3 p.m.||TUDNxtra||fuboTV, Paramount+|
|Group F||Manchester United vs. Atalanta||3 p.m.||UniMas, TUDN||fuboTV, Paramount+|
|Group G||LOSC Lille vs. Sevilla||3 p.m.||TUDNxtra||fuboTV, Paramount+|
|Group H||Chelsea vs. Malmo FF||3 p.m.||TUDNxtra||fuboTV, Paramount+|
|Group H||FC Zenit vs. Juventus||3 p.m.||TUDNxtra||fuboTV, Paramount+|
Methods to watch the UEFA Champions League
The 2021-22 UEFA Champions League shall be carried in the USA by CBS (English) and Univision (Spanish) throughout a variety of TV and streaming platforms.
- Dates: 29 matchdays from Sept. 2021-Might 2022
- TV Channels: CBS, CBS Sports activities Community-CBSSN (choose matches solely)
- Spanish-language TV: Univision, TUDN, UniMas, Galavision, TUDNxtra (TUDNxtra accessible by choose cable, satellite tv for pc & streaming suppliers)
- Streaming (English): Paramount+
- Streaming (Spanish): fuboTV, PrendeTV, TUDN.television, TUDN app (authenticated customers)
CBS Sports activities can have reside pregame, halftime and postgame studio exhibits (UEFA Champions League Immediately) which is able to air on CBS Sports activities Community and stream on Paramount+. Additionally again this yr is the RedZone-like whiparound present referred to as “The Golazo Present”, additionally on CBS Sports activities Community and Paramount+, with all of the objectives and finest probabilities from the concurrent matches.
Univision will mirror that protection with its personal pregame present (Fútbol Central) and postgame present (Misión Europa). Its whip-around present is known as “Zona Fútbol”.
Most each Champions League match is on the market to be streamed on fuboTV, which affords a free seven-day trial to new subscribers. The streaming platform carries all of the Univision household of channels: Univision, TUDN, UniMas, Galavision and TUDNxtra.
Univision will stream choose matches on its free ad-supported platform PrendeTV accessible freed from cost throughout cellular and related TV units, Amazon Fireplace TV, Apple (iOS and tvOS), Google (Android telephones and TV units), Roku, and by way of the net on Prende.television.
UEFA Champions League 2021-2022: Event Format
The 2021-2022 version of the UEFA Champions League includes a acquainted format and one large new twist.
As typical, the match begins out with a gaggle stage (eight teams of 4 groups every), and solely the highest two finishers in every group advance to the Spherical of 16 that kicks off in February 2022. Two-leg, aggregate-goal knockout rounds are performed the remainder of the way in which by to the one sport closing that shall be held on Might 28, 2022 in Russia.
- Group Stage: Sept. 14-15, Sept. 28-29, Oct. 19-20, Nov. 2-3, Nov. 23-24, Dec. 7-8
- Spherical of 16: Feb. 15-16, March 8-9 / Feb. 22-23, March 15-16
- Quarterfinals: April 5-6, April 12-13
- Semifinals: April 26-27, Might 3-4
- Remaining: Might 28, 2022 (St. Petersburg, Russia)
No away objectives tiebreaker
This is that twist: For the primary time since 1965, there shall be no away objectives tiebreaker used within the knockout rounds of UEFA competitions, together with the Champions League, after it was abolished in June 2021.
Sequence which are tied on mixture objectives after the conclusion of the second leg will go straight to further time and, if mandatory, a penalty-kick shootout.
UEFA Champions League golf equipment by nation
|No. of Groups||Nation||Certified Groups|
|5||Spain||Atletico Madrid, Barcelona, Actual Madrid, Sevilla, Villarreal|
|4||England||Manchester Metropolis, Manchester United, Liverpool, Chelsea|
|4||Germany||Bayern Munich, RB Leipzig, Borussia Dortmund, VfL Wolfsburg|
|4||Italy||Inter Milan, Atalanta, AC Milan, Juventus|
|3||Portugal||Sporting CP, Porto, Benfica|
|2||France||LOSC Lille, Paris Saint-Germain|
|2||Ukraine||Dynamo Kiev, Shakhtar Donetsk|
|1||Russia||Zenit St. Petersburg|
|1||Switzerland||BSC Younger Boys|