How to watch the Champions League on TV and live stream in the UK | Football

Champions League football is back (Picture: Luca Rossini/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

The Champions League knockout stages return to our screens this month – and fans in the UK will be desperate not to miss a moment of the action.

The competition is always full of drama, as the greatest sides across the continent battle it out to be crowned champions of Europe in June’s final.

Supporters of Chelsea, Tottenham, Liverpool and Manchester City in particular will be settling down in front of the TV hoping to see their beloved team go all the way.

But exactly how can football fanatics in the UK watch the Champions League on TV and live stream?

Here is everything you need to know.

What TV channel is the Champions League on?

BT Sport has the exclusive rights to broadcast every Champions League game live in the UK.

Chelsea face Borussia Dortmund in the Round of 16 (Picture: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Matches will be shown across BT Sport 1, BT Sport 2 and BT Sport Ultimate.

Viewers who do not have a BT Sport subscription can still watch Champions League fixtures by purchasing a monthly pass for £25 (£29.99 from February 17), which allows fans to catch the action live and in full on the BT Sport app.

BT broadband is not required for the monthly pass.

How to watch the Champions League on live stream

BT Sport customers will be able to live stream Champions League matches via the BT Sport website and app.

Various in-game highlights will be posted across the BT Sport social media channels.

BT Sport’s YouTube channel will show highlights of the games after they have finished.

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Champions League TV schedule

The Round of 16 begins on February 14, with the eight ties broadcast live on BT across the next two weeks.

BT Sport Champions League schedule

TV schedule for the Round of 16 first legs:

Tuesday, February 14

  • PSG vs Bayern Munich (BT Sport 2, 8pm)
  • AC Milan vs Tottenham (BT Sport 1 and Ultimate, 8pm)

Wednesday, February 15

  • Club Brugge vs Benfica (BT Sport 2, 8pm)
  • Dortmund vs Chelsea (BT Sport 1 and Ultimate, 8pm)

Tuesday, February 21

  • Liverpool vs Real Madrid (BT Sport 1 and Ultimate, 8pm)
  • Eintracht Frankfurt vs Napoli (BT Sport 2, 8pm)

Wednesday, February 22

  • RB Leipzig vs Manchester City (TBC, 8pm)
  • Inter Milan vs Porto (TBC, 8pm)

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