The Champions League is back. The great European tournament returns in the most exceptional conditions we have ever experienced. And, considering that the Euro Cup has been postponed until next year, it will be a great attraction for soccer lovers this summer. Because even if your team is not in the competition, the Champions League has something that always attracts the eyes of lovers of the so-called king sport. So we are going to tell you when it starts, What is it and how to watch the final phase of the 2020 Champions League online.
Dates of the final phase of the Champions League 2020
It will begin this weekend with the second leg of the round of 16 that were suspended after the global outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. Specifically the Friday, August 7 Juventus – Lyon and Manchester City – Real Madrid will be played at 9:00 p.m. On the other hand, the saturday august 8, also at 21.00, the other two heats will be resolved, with a Barcelona – Naples at the Camp Nou and a Bayern Munich – Chelsea that is practically resolved after the 0-3 first leg.
The four teams that pass these heats will join the four that were already qualified since March (Atalanta, PSG, Atlético and Leipzig) to play a final phase that will be played in Lisbon with a single match format, very similar to the one we see in the World Cups. The eight teams will play the quarters, the semis and the final in the strangest Champions League that is remembered.
On August 12 at 9:00 p.m. the Atalanta – PSG will be played, while on Thursday, August 13, it will be Atlético de Madrid who returns to play a Champions League game to face Nagelsmann’s Leipzig. On Friday, August 14 and Saturday, August 15, the matches corresponding to the qualifying rounds that have yet to be defined will be played. Once the quarterfinals are over, remember, in a single match, the semifinals will be played, dated August 18. The grand final will be on Sunday August 23.
Where to watch the final phase of the Champions League online
Although we have had a break for several months, the Champions League to be played this summer is part of the 2019-2020 season. In other words, the television rights for this second part of the competition are still held by the same operators.
In the case of Spain, the Champions League can be seen through Movistar, Orange, Jazztel and MiTele Plus. That is, like last year, there is no open game. So if you want to see the Champions League, legally, you will have no choice but to check out.
The television rights of the Champions League for the 19-20 season are held by Movistar, so we can go to its television offer to see what remains of the competition. If we have contracted the corresponding package, we can see the matches online through the platform Movistar +.
Orange also wanted its clients to see the Champions League this year, so it reached an agreement with Movistar for the transfer of the emission rights. In fact, Orange’s channels are exactly the same as Movistar’s. And if what we want is to see it online and we are clients of the French operator, we will have to resort to the application Orange tv.
The last option is to go to MiTele Plus. Mediaset surprised everyone this season by grabbing the rights to stream Champions League games through its MiTele app. The good thing is that, unlike what happens with the other options, if we opt for MiTele Plus we will not need any convergent Internet, telephone and television rates.
In fact, Mediaset has launched a special promotion for which we can see the end of this atypical Champions. The platform offers us the possibility of making a one-time payment of 45 euros and access to the entire Champions League and Europa League until the end of August. Or, it is possible to make a payment of 50 euros and have it until the end of the year. Both options also include the Basic MiTele Plus package.
Finally comment that if you want to see the Champions League but do not live in Spain, on the UEFA website you can see a list with the operators that broadcast the competition in each country.
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