How to watch Bundesliga German football live online in Australia 

Germany's premier football league the Bundesliga is back. Here's how to watch games on TV or live stream Bundesliga in Australia.

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Reigning champions Bayern Munich will again be hot favourites for this season's Bundesliga crown as it returns to Australian TV screens in August. Bayern won its 31st crown last season, which is the best record of any German domestic team, and its 9th title in a row.

Bayern's biggest rivals will again be Borussia Dortmund, led by star striker Erling Braut Haaland. Haaland is one of a number of young stars Dortmund have produced in recent seasons, the team noted for its ability to play attacking, exciting football. RB Leipzig and Borussia Monchengladbach will also chase silverware.

Monchengladbach hosts Bayern in the first match of the season, which begins Australian time on Saturday 14 August with matches starting from 4:20am AEST.

This will be the 59th Bundesliga season, with 18 teams playing a total of 34 matches each across the campaign.

In Australia, you can watch the biggest Bundesliga matches on your TV or live stream games on your favourite device with ease. Here's how to watch the Bundesliga in Australia.

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How to live stream Bundesliga matches in Australia

The exclusive rights to broadcast the Bundesliga in Australia are held by beIN SPORTS. Rest assured though, there are multiple ways to subscribe to this sports channel, giving you plenty of choice. Here's how you can live stream Bundesliga in Australia or watch German football on TV.


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Live stream Bundesliga on Kayo Sports

Content from beIN SPORTS is included on Kayo Sports, the streaming platform that offers coverage of over 50 sports from all over the world both live and on demand. You can get a Basic subscription to the service for $25 a month or invest in a Premium subscription for $35 a month. Both unlock the entire library of content. The only difference is a Basic subscription supports two simultaneous streams, while a Premium one lets you watch on three screens at the same time.

Kayo Sports boasts a bunch of exciting features like SplitView, where you can catch four channels on the same screen. You can explore a world of figures and statistics with Interactive Stats and go right to the action in select matches with Key Moments.

The No Spoilers setting keeps scores hidden, while Kayo Minis offer a condensed versions of Bundesliga games in less than 20 minutes. Look into our detailed Kayo Sports review for more details on how the service works.

For new subscribers, Kayo Sports offers a 14-day free trial. There are no lock-in contracts, so you can cancel anytime. The platform is compatible with PCs, Macs, smartphones/tablets, Android TV, Apple TV, PS4, PS5, Telstra TV, Chromecast and select smart TVs.

Stream Bundesliga via beIN SPORTS CONNECT

Bundesliga fans can also get an online subscription to the Aussie broadcaster via beIN SPORTS CONNECT. The streaming service gives users access to all three beIN SPORTS channels for $19.99 a month or $179.99 a year. You can access beIN SPORTS CONNECT via computers and mobile devices. There's a two-week free trial for new users.


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Watch on TV through Foxtel iQ

All three beIN SPORTS channels are included in the Foxtel iQ Sport Pack. So you can watch Bundesliga on TV through a set-top box or stream matches to your laptop or mobile device using Foxtel Go. The latter is a free app available to Foxtel iQ subscribers.

The Sports pack buys you access to 18 sports channels for $25 a month. You also need the base Foxtel Plus pack, which costs $49 a month. You'll get the iQ4 box, which enables you to watch content in 4K and record live TV. The total monthly cost is, therefore, $74 a month.

Foxtel IQ deals are always available, so check the provider's site to see if you can save on installation costs or equipment fees. You can score significant discounts if you're willing to bundle multiple channel packs.

Live stream Bundesliga with Foxtel Now

beIN Sports is also available with Foxtel Now, the telco's streaming service. It lets you watch Foxtel content live and on demand via the Internet. It's part of the Sports Pack, which costs $29 a month. However, you can only subscribe to Sports if you already have the Essentials base pack. This one is $25 a month, making the total cost $54 a month.

Foxtel Now works with PCs/Macs and smartphones/tablets. Or you can watch it on the big screen via Chromecast, AirPlay, the Foxtel Now Box, Sony Android TVs, PS4 and Telstra TV. If you're a new user, you get a 10-day free trial, which is a handy way to try it out with the Bundesliga.


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Watch on Fetch TV

beIN Sports is available on Fetch TV as well as a special interest channel pack. It costs $19.99 a month on top of your regular subscription. The total price of Fetch + beIN will depend on whether you get your Fetch box through a broadband provider or buy it outright.

Bundesliga 2021/22 fixtures schedule

Excited for the return of German football? Here's the schedule for the 2021/22 Bundesliga season. Times are in AEST, so you should check the TV schedule in advance for local listings.

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