Cord cutters guide to watching the UEFA Champions League Final

It’s never too early to start making your plans for this Saturday’s UEFA Champions League Final between Real Madrid and Liverpool.

And never before have there been so many options to watch the one of the most competitive club games on the planet — especially if you’re a cord cutter.

Here’s our guide for those who want to cut the cords and still watch the UEFA Champions League Final:

Sling TV

ESPN Deportes will be broadcasting the game in Spanish to viewers around the United States. Saturday’s pre-match coverage on ESPN Deportes begins at 1pm ET followed by the kickoff at 2:45pm ET. If you’re not able to get ESPN Deportes, you can subscribe to a 7-day free trial of the Sling Orange plus Best of Spanish TV package, which includes ESPN Deportes as well as a ton of other soccer-specific channels such as Univision, Univision Deportes, UniMas, Universo, beIN SPORTS, beIN SPORTS en Español, ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN3.

That combination gets you 53 channels for $25 per month. The other channels included in the Sling Orange plus Best of Spanish TV offering are A&E, ACC, Adult Swim, AMC, AXS TV, Azteca, BabyTV Español, BBC America, Bloomberg Television, Cbeebies, Cheddar, Cinelatino, Cine Sony, CNN, Comedy Central, Disney Channel, El Financiero Bloomberg TV, Epix Drive-In, Estrella TV, FlaMa, Food Network, FOROtv, Freeform, Fuse, Galavision, HGTV, History Channel, History en Español, Hola TV, IFC, INTI Network, Lifetime, Local Now, Newsy, NTN24, Pasiones, TBS, TNT, Travel Channel, Tribeca Shortlist, Univision tinovelas, Viceland, Vme Kids and Zee Mundo.

For soccer fans, you’ll get the following leagues and competitions with the Sling Orange plus Best of Spanish TV package: Liga MX, MLS, World Cup (8 games on Universo), LaLiga, Ligue 1, Bundesliga, Euro 2020, International Champions Cup, Turkish Super Lig and much more.

With Sling TV, you can watch all of those channels and games on the following devices: Windows 7 & higher, Apple computers (Lion 10.7 & higher), Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Amazon Fire tablet (running Android 4.4.2+), Roku, Android TV, ZTE, Channel Master, Apple iOS 8 (& higher) phones & tablets, Android 4.0.3 (and higher) phones & tablets, Xbox One. Plus you can cast it to your TV set with Google Chromecast.

Sign up for your free 7-day trial to Sling Orange plus Best of Spanish TV today.

Other cord cutting options for the UEFA Champions League Final include fuboTV, YouTube TV, DIRECTV NOW and Sling Blue.

Over-the-air TV

Saturday’s UEFA Champions League Final between Real Madrid and Liverpool will also be available in English-language on the over-the-air FOX network. You can watch that channel with a pair of Rabbit Ears or an indoor HD antenna.


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