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How To Watch The UEFA Champions League Final 2023

Watch club soccer’s premier tournament close out the season.

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The UEFA Champions League is one of the most prestigious events in soccer, leaving many fans wondering how to watch the UEFA Champions League final. The annual tournament features the sport’s best players competing for Europe’s top club teams. La Liga’s Real Madrid is the most successful club in the tournament’s history with 14 titles and is also the defending champion after defeating Liverpool 1-0 in the 2022 final.

This year, the Spanish club is again in contention and hopeful of securing a berth in the final at Istanbul’s Atatürk Olympic Stadium on June 10. If you’ve cut the cord on your cable connection but still want to catch the game, there are sports streaming services with options for viewing. Keep reading to discover how to watch the UEFA Champions League final without cable.

Where can you stream the UEFA Champions League Final?

Streaming ServicePrice per Month Free Trial 
Sling TV$40+No
Paramount Plus $5.99+Yes
Hulu + Live TV$76.99+No

What channels air the UEFA Champions League final?

Fans in the United States don’t need cable to watch the UEFA Champions League final. The matches are available on CBS, CBS Sports Network, and TUDN via streaming services Sling TV, Paramount Plus, FuboTV, DIRECTV STREAM, and Hulu + Live TV. Streaming services are typically more cost effective than cable and provide a variety of programming options in sports, news, and entertainment. 

Watch the UEFA Champions League final on Sling TV (our preferred service)

PlanPrice per MonthChannelsFree Trial
Sling Orange$4031No
Sling Blue$4541No
Sling Orange & Blue$6047No

Sling TV is a budget-friendly cable alternative with monthly plans starting at $40 for 31 channels. ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3, and TNT are sports options available on the Orange plan, while Sling TV’s Blue plan includes Fox Sports 1 (FS1), NFL Network, and TNT. For an extra $11 per month, the Sling Orange Sports Extra package adds ACC Network (ACCN), ACCNX, beIN SPORTS, ESPNews, ESPNU, Longhorn Network, MLB Network, MLB Strike Zone, NBA TV, NHL Network, Pac-12 Network, Tennis Channel, SEC Network, and SEC Network Plus.

The Sling Blue Sports Extra add-on offers the Big Ten Network, beIN SPORTS, Fox Sports 2 (FS2), Golf Channel, MLB Network, MLB Strike Zone, NBA TV, NFL RedZone, NHL Network, Pac-12 Network, and the Tennis Channel.

Sling TV doesn’t feature local CBS stations, the home of UEFA Champions League coverage, as part of its plans. However, it does offer a free HD antenna at sign-up, allowing access to local broadcast channels in several markets.

Watch the UEFA Champions League final on Paramount Plus

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Paramount Plus
PlanPrice per MonthChannels Free Trial
Paramount Plus With Showtime$11.9920+Yes

Paramount Plus is fast becoming a go-to destination for soccer fans. The streaming service features the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, Argentina Liga Profesional de Fútbol, Campeonato Brasileiro Série A, CONCACAF Women’s Championship, Women’s World Cup Qualifiers, NWSL, Scottish Professional Football League, and Serie A (Italy). It’s also an affordable option for streaming the UEFA Champions League final. 

The Essential plan starts at $4.99 per month but doesn’t carry local CBS stations. However, subscribers can access a dedicated UEFA Champions League page to watch live matches or on-demand games. Soccer enthusiasts can also immerse themselves in comprehensive pre- and post-match coverage and highlights.

Watch the UEFA Champions League final on Fubo

PlanPrice per MonthChannels Free Trial

Fubo launched as a soccer-exclusive platform in 2015 but has since expanded its offerings to include other sports content from channels like ESPN, ESPN2, Fox Sports 1, Fox Sports 2, Golf Channel, and NFL Network. But soccer is still prominently featured on Fubo via various channels on the Fubo Latino plan, including Fox Deportes, Zona Futbol, ESPN HD Deportes, GOLTV Spanish, TyC Sports, and TUDN. 

Among the Pro plan’s 158-plus channels are CBS (in specific regions), CBS Sports Network, and TUDN for UEFA Champions League coverage. On the downside, Fubo provides only 1,000 hours of cloud DVR, but recordings never expire, so you can save the final and rewatch it at your convenience. Test the service with a free trial before committing to a plan.

Watch the UEFA Champions League final on DIRECTV STREAM

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PlanPrice per MonthChannelsFree Trial
Óptimo Más$79.99100+Yes

DIRECTV STREAM’s Entertainment package features 75-plus channels for $79.99 per month, including the local CBS network. However, upgrading to the Ultimate package for $119.99 or the Premier plan for $164.99 monthly adds the CBS Sports Network and TUDN to the slate of channels for coverage of the UEFA Champions League final. In addition, DIRECTV STREAM provides unlimited DVR storage and screens. If you’re on the fence about signing up, find out if DIRECTV STREAM suits your streaming needs through a free trial

Watch the UEFA Champions League final on Hulu + Live TV

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PlanPrice per MonthChannelsFree Trial
Hulu + Live TV, Disney Plus,
and ESPN Plus1
Hulu + Live TV, Disney Plus,
and ESPN Plus2
Live TV Only$75.9985+No
1All with ads
2Hulu + Live TV and Disney Plus – no ads, ESPN Plus – with ads

With Hulu + Live TV, you get everything you need and more. For $76.99 per month (with ads), you can access Hulu, Disney Plus, and ESPN Plus. That means that on top of being able to throw a watch party for the UEFA Champions League on TNT, you can also access Premier League and the MLS cup. But that’s not all — your kids can even get comfy watching their Disney, Pixar, Marvel, or Star Wars favorites. Hulu + Live TV might look like it has a hefty price tag at first glance, but for the wide variety of content you get to satisfy the entire family, it’s certainly worth it.

UEFA Champions League final 2023

Sunday, June 10 @ 3 p.m. Eastern Standard Time TBD vs. TBD


Where can I watch the UEFA Champions League final for free?

Fans can watch the UEFA Champions League final while testing out Paramount Plus, FuboTV, or DIRECTV STREAM with a free trial.

How can I watch the UEFA Champions League in the U.S.?

Viewers in the United States can follow all the UEFA Champions League action on CBS, CBS Sports Network, and TUDN. These stations are available on streaming services Sling TV (via antenna), Paramount Plus, FuboTV (CBS in specific regions), DIRECTV STREAM, and Hulu + Live TV.

Is the Champions League final only on Paramount Plus?

No, Paramount, the parent company of CBS and Paramount Plus, owns the U.S. rights to UEFA, including the UEFA Champions League, through the 2029-2030 season. This means every single match in the tournament is available on the Paramount Plus streaming platform, including the Champions League final, but it is available via other streaming networks as well.

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