Watch 2020-21 Bundesliga and DFB-Pokal live with a VPN

Updated: May 25, 2021
Watch 2020-21 Bundesliga and DFB-Pokal live with a VPN

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.

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a server location in the U.S.
  3. Head to ESPN+ and sign up.
  4. You’re all set!

Learn more about watching ESPN+ with ExpressVPN.

Watching on a computer? For the best streaming experience, use the ExpressVPN browser extension for ChromeFirefox, or Edge.

Watching on mobile? Fire up the ESPN app on your Android or iOS device.

Want it on the big screen? Learn about all the ways to get ExpressVPN on your TV.

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Stream the 2021-22 DFB-Pokal live on ARD

Price: Free

Channels: ARD

ARD will broadcast nine DFB-Pokal matches per season (including the semi finals and the final) live for free. This stream is in German.

To watch:

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a server location in Germany.
  3. Go to ARD and sign up.
  4. Enjoy the stream!

Note: Check the official ARD schedule to know when to tune in.

Watching on a computer? For the best streaming experience, use the ExpressVPN browser extension for Chrome, Edge, or Firefox.

Watching on mobile? Fire up the ARD Mediathek app on your Android or iOS device.

Want it on the big screen? Learn about all the ways to get ExpressVPN on your TV.

Stream the 2021-22 DFB-Pokal live on ESPN

Price: 10 USD/month and up

Channels: ESPN 2

You can tune in to the DFB-Pokal live on ESPN 2. You can watch the ESPN stream using a variety of free trials (AT&T TV Now does not offer a free trial).

To watch DFB Pokal live on ESPN:

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a server location in the U.S.
  3. Head to fuboTV (65 USD/month), YouTube TV (65 USD/month), Sling TV Orange (10 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).
  4. Enjoy the stream!

Learn more about watching fuboTV, YouTube TV, Sling TV, Hulu, and AT&T TV Now with ExpressVPN.

Note: You may need a U.S. credit or debit card in order to subscribe to fuboTV, Sling TV, Hulu, or AT&T TV Now.

Watching on a computer? For the best streaming experience, use the ExpressVPN browser extension for ChromeFirefox, or Edge.

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 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.

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a server location where YouTube is available.
  3. Head to the official Bundesliga YouTube channel or the official German football YouTube channel.
  4. Golazoooo!

Learn more about watching YouTube with ExpressVPN.

Watching on a computer? For the best streaming experience, use the ExpressVPN browser extension for ChromeFirefox, or Edge.

Watching on mobile? Fire up the YouTube app on your Android or iOS device.

Want it on the big screen? Learn about all the ways to get ExpressVPN on your TV.

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

DateEvent
September 18, 2020 – May 22, 20212020-21 Bundesliga
August, 2021 – May, 20222021-22 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)GameCompetition
September 18, 2020 at 2:30 p.m.Bayern Munich 8:0 FC Schalke 04Bundesliga
October 24, 2020 at 2:30 p.m.Borussia Dortmund 3:0 FC Schalke 04Bundesliga
November 7, 2020 at 2:30 p.m.Borussia Dortmund 2:3 Bayern MunichBundesliga
January 23, 2021 at 9:30 a.m.FC Schalke 04 0:4 Bayern MunichBundesliga
February 20, 2021 at 12:30 p.m.FC Schalke 0:4 Borussia DortmundBundesliga
March 6, 2021 at 12:30 p.m.Bayern Munich 4:2 Borussia DortmundBundesliga

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!

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