Stream the 2021 DFB-Pokal final live on ARD
ARD will broadcast the DFB-Pokal final (RB Leipzig vs. Dortmund) live for free. This stream is in German.
Note: Check the official ARD schedule to know when to tune in.
Stream the 2020-21 DFB-Pokal final live on ESPN
Price: 25 USD/month and up
Channels: ESPN 2 and ESPN Deportes
You can tune in to the DFB-Pokal live on ESPN 2. ESPN Deportes, available as an add-on for Sling or Hulu, will provide a Spanish simulcast of the games. You can watch the ESPN stream using a variety of free trials.
To watch DFB Pokal live on ESPN:
- Get ExpressVPN.
- Connect to a server location in the U.S.
- Head to fuboTV (65 USD/month), YouTube TV (65 USD/month), Sling TV Orange (25 USD/month and up), Hulu (65 USD/month), or AT&T TV Now (70 USD/month) and sign up. You may need to enter a valid U.S. postal code (e.g., 10001, 48104).
- Enjoy the stream!
Note: You may need a U.S. credit or debit card in order to subscribe to fuboTV, Sling TV, Hulu, and AT&T TV Now.
Watching on mobile? Fire up the fuboTV app (on Android and iOS), the YouTube TV app (on Android and iOS), Sling TV app (on Android and iOS), the Hulu app (on Android and iOS), or the AT&T TV Now app (on Android and iOS).
Watch the 2020-2021 Bundesliga live on ESPN+
Price: 6 USD/month or 60 USD/year
ESPN+ has the English broadcast rights to the Bundesliga on a five-year deal starting in 2020.
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Watch German football highlights on YouTube
Catch up with the action and the best goals from every game on the official Bundesliga YouTube channel and the official German Football YouTube channel. The latter also provides live coverage of select DFB-Pokal games.
- Get ExpressVPN.
- Connect to a server location where YouTube is available.
- Head to the official Bundesliga YouTube channel or the official German football YouTube channel.
Watch BT Sport’s Bundesliga coverage
If you live in the UK, BT Sport is your best bet for catching live streams of Bundesliga games. You will need a BT ID to watch the streams online. To acquire a BT ID you will need a TV license, which means you will also need to provide a valid postal code and local bank card in order to subscribe.
2020-21 German football schedule
|September 18, 2020 – May 22, 2021||2020-21 Bundesliga|
|September 11, 2020 – May 13, 2021||2020-21 DFB-Pokal|
2020-2021 Bundesliga season calendar
The 2020-21 Bundesliga season runs from September 18, 2020 to May 22, 2021. The league also takes a winter break from mid-December to mid-January and wraps around mid-May.
Games usually kick off at the following times:
- Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 2:30 p.m.
- Saturdays at 9:30 a.m., and 12:30 p.m.
- Sundays at 9:30 a.m. and 12 p.m.
All times are Eastern Time (ET). Here are some of the biggest games to watch:
|Date and time (EST)||Game||Competition|
|September 18, 2020 at 2:30 p.m.||Bayern Munich 8:0 FC Schalke 04||Bundesliga|
|October 24, 2020 at 2:30 p.m.||Borussia Dortmund 3:0 FC Schalke 04||Bundesliga|
|November 7, 2020 at 2:30 p.m.||Borussia Dortmund 2:3 Bayern Munich||Bundesliga|
|January 23, 2021 at 9:30 a.m.||FC Schalke 04 0:4 Bayern Munich||Bundesliga|
|February 20, 2021 at 12:30 p.m.||FC Schalke 0:4 Borussia Dortmund||Bundesliga|
|March 6, 2021 at 12:30 p.m.||Bayern Munich 4:2 Borussia Dortmund||Bundesliga|
What’s next for Bayern?
Record champions Bayern Munich are looking for a ninth consecutive Bundesliga title, once again fighting off challenges from Borussia Dortmund and RB Leipzig. Robert Lewandowski has continued his unbelievable scoring form and surely has the Balloon d’Or in his sights.
Can Bayern continue their perfect run in the Champions League and capture a third European treble? How long will the momentum last under Hansi Flick? Leave your predictions below!