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Bayern Munich vs Barcelona live stream: How to watch Champions League match online, lineups

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The Bayern Munich vs Barcelona live stream features teams with a combined 11 Champions League titles — and you can watch it from anywhere with a VPN (opens in new tab).

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The Bayern Munich vs Barcelona live stream takes place today (Tuesday, September 13).
► Time: 8 p.m. BST /  3 p.m. ET / 12 p.m. PT
• U.S. — Watch on Paramount Plus (opens in new tab)
U.K. — Watch on BT Sport (opens in new tab)
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Both Bayern Munich and Barcelona started their latest European campaigns with wins on matchday 1. The German side got an impressive 0-2 victory over Inter Milan at the San Siro, while the Catalan club swept aside Viktoria Plzen 5-1.

Julian Nagelsmann’s men have made an unbeaten, albeit rather inconsistent, start to the season in the Bundesliga. Alongside a 1-6 win over Eintracht Frankfurt and a 0-7 demolition of Bochum, there have been disappointing draws with Borussia Monchengladbach, Union Berlin and Stuttgart.

Barca are also unbeaten in La Liga so far, winning four of their five opening games and only dropping points in a draw with Rayo Vallecano in their season opener. They will bring a familiar face to the Allianz Arena today: Robert Lewandowski scored a staggering 253 goals in 238 appearances for Bayern before moving to Spain during the summer. He has already netted five times in six appearances for his new team. 

Lewandowski’s former employers will be hoping their big-name summer signing Sadio Mane can do the job for them. He has made a strong start to life in Germany, scoring five goals in his first nine competitive appearances since leaving Liverpool. 

Here's how they line up:

Bayern Munich: Neuer, Pavard, Upamecano, Hernandez, Davies, Kimmich, Sabitzer, Sane, Muller, Musiala, Mane.

Barcelona: ter Stegen, Kounde, Araujo, Christensen, Alonso, Gavi, Busquets, Gonzalez, Raphinha, Lewandowski, Dembele.

It’s a heavyweight European clash in a highly competitive group. Find out who gets the crucial points by watching the Bayern Munich vs Barcelona live stream.

Plus, don't forget to also check out our full Champions League live streams hub for fixtures, tables and lots more.

How to watch the Bayern Munich vs Barcelona live stream wherever you are

The Bayern Munich vs Barcelona live stream will be shown on many different channels across the world, but what if you're not in your home country and want to watch it on your usual service?

The answer is to use a VPN, or virtual private network. A VPN will let you tune into your home coverage from wherever you are — meaning that if you're abroad, you can use one of the best VPN services to watch the games live as if you were in your lounge.

Our favorite right now is ExpressVPN (opens in new tab), thanks to its combination of superb speed, great customer service and excellent device support. It also offers a no-questions-asked 30-day money-back guarantee, so you could check it out without having to sign up long term.

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Speed, security and simplicity combine to make ExpressVPN (opens in new tab) our favorite VPN service. In our testing, we were impressed by its fast connection times and by its ability to access more than 3,000 services in 160 locations across 94 countries. A 30-day money-back guarantee is another bonus.

Using a VPN is incredibly simple.

1. Install the VPN of your choice. As we've said, ExpressVPN (opens in new tab) is our favorite.

2. Choose the location you wish to connect to in the VPN app. For instance if you're in the U.K. and want to view a U.S. service, you'd select U.S. from the list.

3. Sit back and enjoy the action. Head to Paramount Plus or another service and watch the game.

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How to watch the Bayern Munich vs Barcelona live stream in the US

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Soccer fans in the U.S. can watch the Bayern Munich vs Barcelona live stream on Paramount Plus (opens in new tab). Kick off is at 3 p.m. ET / 12 p.m. PT.

If you've cut the cord and don't have cable, Fubo.TV is another option. The Pro Plan costs $70 per month but gives you 121 channels, including CBS local channels, TUDN and UniMás, plus lots more for sports fans to enjoy.

If you're a subscriber but aren't in the U.S. right now, you can watch the Bayern Munich vs Barcelona live stream by using a VPN such as ExpressVPN (opens in new tab).

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If you love sports, you might want to check out Fubo.TV (opens in new tab). It's got a 7-day free trial so you don't need to pay up front and has dozens of sports channels, including TUDN. 

How to watch the Bayern Munich vs Barcelona live stream in the UK

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BT Sport (opens in new tab) has the Bayern Munich vs Barcelona live stream in the U.K., and you can watch it on BT Sport 4. The game kicks off at 8 p.m. BST. 

Prices differ hugely depending on whether you already have BT TV and a BT broadband subscription. If you have both, you can add the Sports package for £15/month plus a £20 upfront fee, or go for the £40/month Big Sports package which also includes all of the Sky Sports channels.

Another option for non-BT subscribers is the BT Sport Monthly Pass (opens in new tab) (£25), which lets you watch via an app for a fixed time and doesn't require a lengthy subscription.

All sounds great, right? But if you're not in the U.K., you can still follow the Bayern Munich vs Barcelona live stream by using one of the best VPN services, such as ExpressVPN (opens in new tab)

How to watch the Bayern Munich vs Barcelona live stream in Canada

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Canadians can watch the Bayern Munich vs Barcelona live stream on DAZN (opens in new tab)

Sadly, DAZN no longer offers new customers a 30-day free-trial period, so you'll have to pay the $24.99 CAD per month fee, although you can save a little by buying annually ($199 CAD). DAZN, if you're unfamiliar, has apps on every single streaming platform there is.

Canadians stuck abroad that still want their low-price alternative can use a VPN such as ExpressVPN (opens in new tab)  to trick their streaming device to thinking it's back in the great white north.

How to watch the Bayern Munich vs Barcelona live stream in Australia

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Aussies can watch the Bayern Munich vs Barcelona live stream on Stan (opens in new tab). The streaming service offers a 30-day free trial, after which subscriptions start at $10 AUD. To watch the Champions League 21/22 you'll also need to pay $10 for the Sports add-on — but this also includes a 7-day free trial (opens in new tab)

Stan users stuck abroad can use a VPN such as ExpressVPN (opens in new tab) to still access the service they already pay for.

How to watch the Bayern Munich vs Barcelona live stream in New Zealand

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New Zealanders can watch the Bayern Munich vs Barcelona live stream on Spark Sport (opens in new tab). This costs $24.99 NZD per month, but there's currently a 7-day FREE trial (opens in new tab) so you can check it out and see how you like it.

Spark is available via web browsers plus loads of streaming devices including Chromecast and Apple TV, so there's no shortage of ways to watch it. And as well as the EPL action you also get cricket, NBA basketball, F1 racing and more.

Not at home in New Zealand right now? You can still follow every game by using one of the best VPN services, such as ExpressVPN (opens in new tab)

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