PSG vs. Barcelona: Start time, how to watch the Champions League online in the US, UK and AustraliaFebruary 16, 2021
Champions League football is back and it’s getting kicked off with a star-studded match up between Paris Saint-Germain (who will henceforth be referred to as PSG) and Barcelona.
It’s a round of 16 match and it’s rare to see two of Europe’s absolutely most massive clubs facing off at this early stage, so this should be one to savor.
Sadly PSG (and ex-Barcelona) talisman Neymar will miss the match thanks to an adductor muscle injury, but on-form goal-machine Kylian Mbappé is still playing. Barcelona, of course, have Lionel Messi.
Here’s everything you need to know…
How to watch
The long and short of it is, your best bet is signing up with CBS All Access.
All the details on CBS’ online coverage of Champions League matches can be found here. CBS All Access doesn’t just have access to this match in particular, but all Champions League matches. You’ll also be able to watch all matches in the Europa League, the second-tier European competition.
If you want to watch Champions League football in the UK, our recommendation is sign up with BT Sport.
BT Sport is streaming all the Champions League matches, but it also gives you access to a bunch of other good stuff, like UFC, so it’s worth getting.
Much like the English Premier League, Optus Sport is showing all the Champions League matches in Australia.
If you care about watching soccer at all, the Optus Sport deal is a good one. Especially if you follow the EPL which, being the most high profile league on the planet, most soccer fans do.
Disclaimer: I subscribe to the service and love it. Easy access to all matches on my smart TV and works nicely with a mobile app.
The match kicks off at 3 p.m. ET (12 noon PT) on Feb. 16.
The match kicks off at 8 p.m. GMT on Feb. 16.
The match kicks off at 7 a.m. AEDT on Feb. 17.