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How to watch Champions League Matchday 1 on TV and via live online stream

Barcelona-Bayern Munich and Inter Milan-Real Madrid headline the first matchday of the 2021-22 Champions League.

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Real Madrid CF v RC Celta de Vigo - LaLiga Santander
Karim Benzema of Real Madrid celebrates after scoring their team’s 5th goal from the penalty spot during the La Liga Santander match between Real Madrid CF and RC Celta de Vigo at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on September 12, 2021 in Madrid, Spain.
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Europe’s top club competition returns Tuesday, September 14 and Wednesday, September 15 with Matchday 1 in the Champions League. You can catch all the Champions League action on Paramount+. If you don’t have the service, you can get a 1-week free trial.

Even with the tournament just beginning, there are still some intriguing matchups early. Barcelona and Bayern Munich will meet in a rematch of the 2019-20 quarterfinal. La Liga leaders Real Madrid will also be in action against Italian heavyweights Inter Milan. Other intriguing matches include Manchester City facing RB Leipzig and Liverpool battling AC Milan.

UCL Matchday 1 schedule

Tuesday, Sept. 14

Sevilla vs. RB Salzburg - 12:45 p.m. ET
Young Boys vs. Manchester United - 12:45 p.m. ET
Lille vs. Wolfsburg - 3:00 p.m. ET
Villarreal vs. Atalanta - 3:00 p.m. ET
Chelsea vs. Zenit - 3:00 p.m. ET
Malmo vs. Juventus - 3:00 p.m. ET
Barcelona vs. Bayern Munich - 3:00 p.m. ET
Dynamo Kyiv vs. Benfica - 3:00 p.m. ET

Wedesday, Sept. 15

Besiktas vs. Borussia Dortmund - 12:45 p.m. ET
Sheriff vs. Shakhtar Donetsk - 12:45 p.m. ET
Inter Milan vs. Real Madrid - 3:00 p.m. ET
Atletico Madrid vs. FC Porto - 3:00 p.m. ET
Club Brugge vs. Paris Saint-Germain - 3:00 p.m. ET
Liverpool vs. AC Milan - 3:00 p.m. ET
Manchester City vs. RB Leipzig - 3:00 p.m. ET
Sporting CP vs. Ajax - 3:00 p.m. ET