When and how to watch Champions League group stage in the U.S. (and beyond)

Wondering when and how to watch Champions League group stage in the United States in 2023-2024? Don't worry, we've got you covered. With the draw made in Monaco on Thursday, the groups are now set and dates have been announced for each of the Champions League group stage matchdays. Here's what you need to know.

How To Watch Champions League In The U.S. In 2023-2024

CBS Sports has secured the broadcasting rights for both the UEFA Champions League and Europa League until the 2029/30 season, effectively replacing previous broadcasters like FOX Sports and TNT/Bleacher Report.

For English-language coverage, all matches can be accessed via the Paramount+ streaming platform. This means that you can catch every single game of the Champions League group stage on Paramount+. To make things more enticing, Paramount+ is currently offering a free 7-day trial, giving you the opportunity to experience the streaming service before committing.

If you prefer Spanish-language broadcasts, Univision/TUDN has retained the rights. These matches can be streamed via fuboTV, providing a comprehensive option for Spanish-speaking viewers. Additionally, Univision's platforms, including Univision, UniMás, TUDN, and Galavisión, will air live coverage of more than 80 UEFA Champions League matches this season.

When Are Champions League Group Stage Matchdays?

The 2023-2024 UEFA Champions League group stage will kick off in September and run through December. The Round of 16 draw will take place after the group stage concludes in mid-December. Below are the exact dates when you can watch the Champions League group stage:

  • Matchday 1: Sept. 19-20
  • Matchday 2: Oct. 3-4
  • Matchday 3: Oct. 24-25
  • Matchday 4: Nov. 7-8
  • Matchday 5: Nov. 28-29
  • Matchday 6: Dec. 12-13
  • Last-16 draw: Dec. 18

2023-2024 Champions League Groups

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Here are the groups as drawn for the 2023-2024 Champions League season. If you want some analysis of what to expect (and which group is the notorious "group of death" this year), check out our overview.


  • Bayern Munich
  • Manchester United
  • Copenhagen
  • Galatasaray


  • Sevilla
  • Arsenal
  • PSV Eindhoven
  • Lens


  • Napoli
  • Real Madrid
  • Braga
  • Union Berlin


  • Benfica
  • Inter Milan
  • Red Bull Salzburg
  • Real Sociedad


  • Feyenoord
  • Atletico Madrid
  • Lazio
  • Celtic


  • Paris St Germain
  • Borussia Dortmund
  • AC Milan
  • Newcastle United


  • Manchester City
  • RB Leipzig
  • Crvena Zvedza
  • Young Boys


  • Barcelona
  • Porto
  • Shakhtar Donetsk
  • Royal Antwerp

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