Which DStv Channels will Show the 2021-2022 UEFA Champions League?

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The UEFA Champions League (UCL) experience returned on the 14th of September, 2021. As the custom is for DStv, all the games will be aired live on selected SuperSport channels. This article contains the TV programming details on all the Champions League matches, including exact times and the DStv channels that will show the matches.

The UEFA Champions League channels on DStv are SuperSport Grandstand (201), SuperSport Premier League (203), Supersport PSL (202), SuperSport Variety 1 (206) & 2 (207), and SuperSport La Liga (204). Other sports channels will only be able to show repeats and highlights.

The packages that will show the Champions League include DStv PremiumCompact Plus, and Compact. You can also watch it on Family but you will only be getting one match per week.

As usual, most of the matches will be played from around 6:00 PM (WAT/GMT +1) which is also 7:00 PM (CAT/SAST) in the evening. DStv will bring you live matches beginning with the match between Ajax Amsterdam and Besiktas Football Club.

There are lots of top teams on show, which also means we will be having some very exciting clashes right from the start of this competition. If you are using DStv, you are in the right place. All the fixtures and times will be covered here and on our Facebook page also.

Here are some interesting encounters you should look out for in this season’s UCL:

  • Group A: This promises to be a very exciting group right from match day 1 and the matches you should look out for include PSG/Manchester City, PSG/ RB Leipzig, and RB Leipzig/Manchester City.
  • Group B: The match to look out for in this group is obviously the Liverpool/Atletico Madrid match as the reds will be looking to get their revenge against the Spanish side.
  • Group D: The stand out fixture in this group will certainly be the matches between Real Madrid and Inter Milan.
  • Group E: Bayern Munich/Barcelona is the clash to look out for. It’s kind of hard to forget the 8-2 defeat Barcelona got the last time they face Bayern Munich and the FCB fans will be hoping Koeman’s side can do something to get some respect back.
  • Group H: Now that Allegri is back at Juve, we are expecting to see a very tough Juventus side this season. The UCL fixture to look out for in this group will be the Chelsea/Juventus match.

Which team do you think will win this one? It’s too bad Arsenal did not make it to the Champions League again this year and we are not sure when they will return. Here is my prediction: Manchester City will bounce back to win the trophy for the first time. You don’t think so? Drop your predictions in the comments session.

2021 UEFA Champions League Matches on DStv and the Channels showing them

Here are the fixtures, kick-off time, and the DStv Channels showing the live football matches.

Match Day 5: Tuesday, 23rd November 2021

MatchKick-off timeChannel
Dynamo Kyiv/Bayern Munich18:45 (WAT); 19:45 (CAT)SuperSport Premier League
Villarreal/Manchester United18:45 (WAT); 19:45 (CAT)SuperSport PSL
Chelsea/Juventus21:00 (WAT); 22:00 (CAT)SuperSport PSL
Barcelona/Benfica21:00 (WAT); 22:00 (CAT)SuperSport Premier League
Sevilla/Wolfsburg21:00 (WAT); 22:00 (CAT)SuperSport Variety 1
Malmo FF/Zenit St. Petersburg21:00 (WAT); 22:00 (CAT)TBD
Lille OSC/RB Salsburg21:00 (WAT); 22:00 (CAT)SuperSport La Liga
Young Boys/Atlanta21:00 (WAT); 22:00 (CAT)SuperSport Variety 2

Repeats for the fixtures above will begin at 23:00 WAT (that is, GMT+1) and 00:00 CAT (GMT +2). CAT is also the same as SAST.

Match Day 5: Wednesday, 24th November 2021

MatchKick-off timeChannel
Besiktas/Ajax Amsterdam18:45 (WAT); 19:45 (CAT)SuperSport Premier League
Inter Milan/Shakhtar Donetsk18:45 (WAT); 19:45 (CAT)SuperSport PSL and Grandstand
Sporting/Borussia Dortmund21:00 (WAT); 22:00 (CAT)SuperSport Variety 2
Manchester City/PSG21:00 (WAT); 22:00 (CAT)SuperSport PSL
Atletico Madrid/AC Milan21:00 (WAT); 22:00 (CAT)SuperSport Variety 1
Liverpool/FC Porto21:00 (WAT); 22:00 (CAT)SuperSport Premier League
Club Brugge/RB Leipzig21:00 (WAT); 22:00 (CAT)TBD
Sheriff/Real Madrid21:00 (WAT); 22:00 (CAT)SuperSport La Liga

If you miss any match, repeats will begin at 23:00 WAT and 00:00 CAT.

SuperSport channels showing Champions League today

Now that you know the SuperSport football channels that will be showing the UCL on DStv, finding them shouldn’t be a problem. Here are their numbers on DStv.

SuperSport channelsChannel Number
SuperSport Grandstand201
SuperSport PSL202
SuperSport Premier League203
SuperSport La Liga204
SuperSport Football205
Supersport Variety 1206
Supersport Variety 2207

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UCL on DStv Now and Showmax

If you are not at home, you can stream Champions league matches on DStv Now or on Showmax Pro.

With DStv now, you would need to subscribe to either PremiumCompact Plus, or Compact to see live UCL matches. DStv Now is available on the web and as a mobile app.

Showmax Pro gives you access to the SuperSport channels that will be showing live matches. Sign in to the Showmax Pro platform anytime to start streaming.

2021 UEFA Champions league on GOtv

GOtv will also bring you few UEFA champions league matches on the GOtv Max and GOtv Jolli packages. You will get one or two live UCL matches on GOtv Max but with Jolli, you will be getting repeats except when a UCL match is aired on SuperSport Football.

The GOtv channels that will show live UCL matches include SuperSport La Liga and SuperSport Football.

Since reactivation can sometimes take up to 12 hours, do well to subscribe before match days so you don’t miss the live event.

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