Lyon will make its first Champions League semifinal appearance in a decade, taking on favorites Bayern Munich at Estadio Jose Alvalade in Lisbon.
In the United States, the match (3 p.m. ET start time) will be on CBS All-Access (online only, English), TUDN (TV, Spanish) and Univision (TV, Spanish).
Here all the different options for watching a live stream of the match online:
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Note: Every Champions League and Europa League match will be available on CBS All-Access, so this is the recommended option
If you’re an Amazon Prime subscriber or you start a free 30-day trial of Amazon Prime, you can watch all CBS and CBS All-Access content (both live and on-demand) via the CBS All-Access Prime Channel, which also comes with a seven-day free trial:
Once you’re signed up for the Prime CBS All-Access Channel, you can then watch a live stream of Bayern vs Lyon on your computer via the Amazon website, or you can watch on your phone (Android and iPhone compatible), tablet, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 or other streaming device via the Amazon Video app.
Under the “Your Channels” section on the website or app, select CBS All-Access. Then, within the CBS All-Access channel, the match will be available under the “UEFA Champions and Europa Leagues” section.
This is ultimately just the same as Amazon Prime option, only you’ll watch on CBS’ digital platforms instead.
Once signed up for CBS All-Access, you can watch a live stream of Bayern vs Lyon on your computer via the CBS website, or on your phone (Android and iPhone compatible), tablet, Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 or other streaming device via the CBS app.
If you want to watch the Spanish-language broadcast, TUDN and Univision are two of 100-plus live TV channels included in the main FuboTV bundle, which comes with a free seven-day trial:
Once signed up for FuboTV, you can watch a live stream of Bayern vs Lyon on your computer via the FuboTV website, or on your phone (Android and iPhone supported), tablet, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, or other supported device via the FuboTV app.
If you can’t watch live, FuboTV comes with 30 hours of cloud DVR space, as well as a 72-hour look-back feature, which will allow you to watch the match on-demand within three days of its conclusion, even if you don’t record it.
Lyon vs Bayern Munich Preview
Bayern has been on fire regardless of who or where they’re playing this season. In their 50 total games in all competitions during the 2019-2020 season, they have scored an impressive 155 goals. They have won five straight and 24 of their last 25 matches, most recently thrashing Barcelona, 8-2.
They’re easily the team to beat in the tournament, but Bayern manager Hansi Flick isn’t letting his team sit on its laurels.
“Less than 100% will not be enough,” Flick said about Bayer’s mentality moving forward. “The game starts from scratch. My team is focused. We have set big goals. But it is a game starting at 0-0 and we have to play with the same intensity as against Barca.”
Lyon, on the other hand, has become the Goliath-slayer of the tournament. They have handed surprising defeats to both Juventus and Manchester City, and they remain the ultimate underdogs in this one, hoping to slay one more giant to make it to the finals.
“It’s incredible because we’re the surprise team,” Lyon goalkeeper Anthony Lopes said after the team beat Man United. “I don’t think many people expected us to reach this stage of the competition.”
Lyon manager Rudi Garcia acknowledged that Bayern’s game is tight, but he also had an interesting analogy when describing the role his team has been playing so far in the tourney.
“They don’t have a lot of weak points but no team are perfect. We might be the underdogs but we beat big teams to get there and others may start taking us seriously. Maybe we’re not a big mountain to climb but sometimes just a little pebble in your shoe can prevent you from climbing that little mountain.”
Lyon’s confidence may be high after knocking Manchester City out of the quarterfinals with a 3-1 victory, but they’re going to continue to be the pesky pebble in the shoes of their opponents. Whether that pebble can prevent the juggernaut that is Bayern Munich from advancing to the finals is another question entirely.
Here’s a look at the potential starting lineups for both teams:
Potential Bayern Lineup: Manuel Neuer, Joshua Kimmich, Jérôme Boateng, David Alaba, Alphonso Davies, Thiago, Leon Goretzka, Kingsley Coman, Thomas Müller, Serge Gnabry, Robert Lewandowski
Potential Lyon Lineup: Anthony Lopes, Jason Denayer, Marcelo, Fernando Marcal, Leo Dubois, Maxence Caqueret, Bruno Guimaraes, Houssem Aouar, Maxwell Cornet, Moussa Dembele, Memphis Depay
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