- When: Wednesday, August 19, 3pm ET
- Where: Estádio José Alvalade in Lisbon, Portugal
- Broadcast: TUDN and Univision
- Streaming Service: CBS All Access, FuboTV, AT&T TV Now, Univision Now
The Bayern Munich vs. Lyon matchup for Wednesday’s Champions League semifinals match was quite surprising. Bayern Munich demolished Barcelona 8-2 to get here, prompting Barca to change managers and starting rumors that Lionel Messi, the face of the franchise for the last decade-plus, wants to leave. Lyon upset over English powerhouse Manchester City, extending manager Pep Guardiola’s wait for a UCL title into a tenth season.
The winner will face French champions PSG in Sunday’s final. Here’s how to catch the Bayern Munich vs. Lyon live stream.
Bayern Munich vs. Olympique Lyonnais live stream: How to stream UEFA Champions League
The 2020 UEFA Champions League is streaming live on CBS All Access and on streaming services carrying TUDN and Univision.
Here’s how to stream Bayern Munich vs. Lyon live.
CBS All Access
If you want to stream Champions League live, you should have CBS All Access. (You may have noticed all the quarterfinal matches aren’t on CBS Sports Network, which will be an option for the semis and finals. It’s becoming an increasingly important streaming service for sports fans. But it’s also a great destination for fans of CBS shows, other ViacomCBS shows, and Paramount movies.
FuboTV started as a streaming service geared toward sports fans, but it’s evolved into a broadly-appealing option with entertainment and news options alongside its robust sports choices. FuboTV starts at $54.99 a month, and depending on the package, you can access as many as 180+ FuboTV channels. If you’re looking to be entertained, Bravo, IFC, MTV, and VH1 are options even at Fubo’s most basic tier.
The Fubo channel list still includes plenty of sports, including the Fubo Sports Network, which has original programming mixing sports and humor. The ESPN suite of channels was added as part of an agreement that also brought ABC and the Disney Channel. Pretty much every sports channel you could think of is available through Fubo, including BeIN Sports, CBS Sports Network, and TUDN.
AT&T TV Now
If you’re already looking to AT&T for your wireless needs, you might consider AT&T TV Now to cover streaming for you. AT&T TV Now channels start with Plus and Max, which even include HBO. Then, AT&T plans expand from there, approaching cable selection and pricing with AT&T TV Now’s biggest packages. AT&T streaming also comes with Cloud DVR, letting you record up to 20 hours of TV per month.
At its most basic Plus tier, you can find sports staples like ESPN, ESPN2, and FS1. Considering that AT&TV TV Now plans include the loaded Xtra and Ultimate tiers, as well as the Spanish-language Optimo Mas package, you can find whatever sports channel you’re seeking in at least one of the AT&T TV Now plans. If you’re looking for TUDN, you can get in at either the Optimo Mas or Ultimate tiers to stream it.
Univision Now is a standalone streaming service for catching live and on-demand Univision and UniMas programming. You can stream anything on-demand that’s aired on either channel in the prior 72 hours. While TUDN isn’t technically part of the service, you can stream Bayern Munich vs. Lyon live through Univision Now since it broadcasts on Univision.
Bayern Munich vs. Lyon: Preview, starting lineup, odds, injuries
Bayern Munich is a heavy favorite to advance to the UCL Final after impeccable play throughout 2020. Bayern won the Bundesliga again while barely dropping a point this year, and showed its class against Chelsea in the round of 16 and Barcelona in the quarterfinals. Bayern and manager Hansi Flick were favored to win the entire competition before destroying Barca. The German champs’ odds only improved after Manchester City were eliminated.
Lyon has gone on a run for the ages, upsetting Italian champions Juventus, and a loaded Man City squad to get to the semis. The club’s showing fosters a new respect for the resolve and the talent existing in Ligue 1. If Memphis Depay, Moussa Dembele, and company can make it a third upset in a row, it would set up a showdown versus PSG; an all-French UCL Final for the first time in history.
According to BetMGM, as of August 19:
- Bayern Munich: -500 (bet $500 to win $100)
- Lyon: +1150 (bet $100 to win $1150)
- Draw (through 90 minutes): +625
Here is how Bayern Munich lined up in the UCL Quarterfinal against Barcelona:
- Neuer; Davies, Alaba, Boateng, Kimmich; Goretzka, Thiago; Perisic, Müller, Gnabry; Lewandowski
Here is how Lyon lined up in the UCL Quarterfinal against Manchester City:
- Lopes; Marçal, Marcelo, Denayer; Cornet, Aouar, Guimarães, Caqueret, Dubois; Ekambi, Depay
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