You can see and hear all the Bundesliga, DFB-Pokal and Champions League games. Legal and sometimes even free.
The 59th season of the 1st Bundesliga started on August 13, 2021 with the game Borussia Mönchengladbach against FC Bayern Munich. The 2nd Bundesliga had already started a few weeks earlier, namely on July 23, 2021. The DFB Cup started in between, namely on August 6th.
Several broadcasters share the broadcasting rights for the 1st Bundesliga. You can see live games:
We explain how you watch all Bundesliga soccer matches. Interesting for on the go:
As of this season, ARD has taken over the audio broadcasting rights from Amazon in full.
More on this below (point 4: Listen to the Bundesliga from the 2021/2022 season: ARD replaces Amazon).
1. Season 2021/2022: This is how you see all Bundesliga soccer games
All Friday games from 8.30 p.m. live on DAZN
The streaming provider DAZN broadcasts all Friday games of the 2021/22 to 2024/25 seasons. Kick-off is at 8.30 p.m.
Book DAZN for 14.99 euros per month including a free month
All Saturday games at 3:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. on Sky
Sky will show all individual games – around 200 – live on Saturday as well as the conference in the 2021/22 to 2024/25 seasons. Kick-off is at 3:30 p.m. and the top game at 6:30 p.m.
All Sunday games from 7.30 p.m. live on DAZN
DAZN will exclusively stream all ten games of the first Bundesliga live on Sunday from 7.30 p.m. In addition, there are a few additional Sunday games that replace the previous Monday games. These are alternative dates for German clubs that play in the Europa League.
Monday games are omitted
From the 2021/2022 season onwards, there will be no more Bundesliga games on Monday!
Bundesliga on Free TV
Nine Bundesliga games live on SAT.1
: A game on the 1st match day as well as the Friday matches on the 17th and 18th matchday, the Supercup on Free TV will be shown on Sat.1. Because Sat.1 will show a total of nine games per season on free TV from the 2021 season. In addition to the games already mentioned, there are also the four relegation games (between the 1st and 2nd Bundesliga and between the 2nd and 3rd Bundesliga) and the season opener of the 2nd Bundesliga.
Amazon, on the other hand, will not show any live games on Amazon Prime, and Deutsche Telekom is also withdrawing from the football broadcast. The ZDF also no longer shows any games live.
Summary on ARD
: The ARD Sportschau retains its previous summary rights to the Bundesliga games. The ARD shows summaries on free TV Friday night and Saturday evening. In addition, the ARD shows football in the summary on Saturday evening as usual, as does the ZDF in the sports studio. On Sunday, ARD and Sport1 will report on the Bundesliga.
Axel Springer has also secured TV rights in the summary for Pay TV. These summaries appear on Bild.de-TV. ARD, ZDF and Sport1 also bring summaries on Monday.
2nd season 2021/2022: See all DFB Cup matches
Sky shows all games in the DFB Cup. With the sports package.
The ARD is also allowed to broadcast nine DFB Cup matches live.
3rd season 2021/2022: See all games of the 2nd Bundesliga
Sky shows all games of the 2nd Bundesliga live. The new Saturday game of the 2nd Bundesliga at 8.30 p.m. also shows Sport1 on free TV.
The ARD shows highlights of the games of the 2nd Bundesliga.
Listen to the 4th Bundesliga from the 2021/2022 season: ARD replaces Amazon
From the 2021/2022 season onwards, the audio coverage of the 1st and 2nd Bundesliga will once again be entirely on ARD. Amazon withdraws from audio reporting.
You can follow this ARD Bundesliga conference via classic FM radio and DAB +, but also via web radio: Simply select the appropriate radio station, for example Bayern 1, in Tune-in-Radio or on radio.de on your smartphone or tablet. This also works with Google Home, Amazon Echo and now also the Homepod – with the latter, Tune-in is even the standard radio player.
5. Champions League from 2021/2022 season: Almost all games on DAZN, Tuesday’s top game on Amazon
Sky loses the TV broadcasting rights to the football Champions League. From the 2021/2022 season, DAZN will broadcast live all CL games on Tuesday and Wednesday, with the exception of the top game on Tuesday. Because from the 2021/22 season, Amazon will be showing the respective top game of the Football Champions League live on Tuesday as part of Amazon Prime Video. If possible, Tuesday’s top game should be a game by a German team. In total, Amazon Prime Video is showing two playoff matches (August 17/18 and August 24/25) and eight games in the knockout round up to and including the semi-finals. Prime Video shows all games in UHD quality and optionally with or without comment. In addition, Amazon Prime Video is to bring all the highlights of the other encounters of the day exclusively in a highlight show.
From the 2021/2022 season, ZDF will also broadcast the CL final in addition to DAZN. Regardless of whether a German team takes part. The ZDF also shows a summary of all games on Wednesday evenings.
The broadcasting rights for Amazon, DAZN and ZDF are valid for three seasons. Read more about this in this message.
6. Games of the 2022 World Cup and 2024 European Championship
All the games from World Cup 2022 and EM 2024 will be shown live on MagentaTV. Some games even run exclusively on Magenta TV. Read the details here.
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Stream Premier League, Brazilian Serie A, Scottish League, Spanish Cup matches
Sky broadcasts the English Premier League. On laola1.tv you can watch Spanish cup matches of FC Barcelona and Real Madrid. You can legally stream these games live. Bild.de works with laola1.tv and often shows soccer games at certain sports events.
In addition to soccer, you can also stream ice hockey, horse riding and other sports such as rugby on laola1.tv. The sport1.de portal also shows Europa League games. Women’s football is also broadcast live here on the Internet.
Stream women soccer
Telekomsport.de broadcasts the women’s soccer division and the men’s third division. The women’s Bundesliga games are also broadcast on tv.dfb.de. Other football games are also streamed here, for example various games by juniors in the Bundesliga.
Fourth division football is almost a different sport. But purists certainly appreciate the class between amateur and professional football. Stream organizer Waipu.tv broadcasts games of the regional leagues in its Comfort and Perfect packages.
Alexa skills for Bundesliga and sports betting
Anyone who owns an Amazon Echo device or speakers that support Alexa can install various skills to integrate football information into Alexa.
With “binspeak Fußball Bundesliga” you get information about the first and second Bundesliga, for example “How did Bayern Munich play against VFB Stuttgart” or “When is the next game?”
The Alexa skill “Football Elo” can provide odds on football matches and other statistics on teams in the first division.