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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Germany's primary football competition, the Bundesliga, is the most goal-hungry league in Europe. It's also the league with the highest average stadium attendance worldwide. There's always room for surprises thanks to tight competition and the sheer quality of football on display.
If you're a football fan, you can't go wrong tuning in to the entertainment, especially if you love a spectacle. German fans are among the most passionate and dedicated in the world and for the 2020/21 season, home fans are being allowed back in to stadiums in limited numbers.
Yet again everyone is chasing Bayern Munich, who sealed a record-extending eighth straight title with two games to spare last season. Borussia Dortmund finished 13 points behind in second, ahead of RB Leipzig and Borussia Monchengladbach.
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.
Live stream the best Bundesliga games on Kayo: 14-day free trial
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.
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, Telstra TV, Chromecast and Samsung TV (2017 or later).
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.
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.
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 2020/21 fixtures schedule
Excited for the return of German football? Here's the schedule for the 2020/21 Bundesliga season. Times are in AEST, so you should check the TV schedule in advance for local listings.
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