DAZN’S UWCL YOUTUBE CHANNEL HAS EXCEEDED 40M VIEWS ACROSS THE SEASON, AHEAD OF SEMI-FINALS
- UEFA Women’s Champions League returns live on Dazn for the Semi-Finals, with the first leg of the knockout starting on Saturday 22 April, featuring top clubs, Chelsea FC Women, Arsenal WFC, FC Barcelona and VfL Wolfsburg
- All matches available on Dazn and free for the world to see on Dazn’s YouTube channel, which has exceeded 40m views for the season across live and non-live content
- Dazn is the home of women’s football globally and its UEFA Women’s Champions League YouTube channel now has over half a million subscribers and over 13.5m views in March alone
- Dazn will be hosting two semi-final preview shows ahead of the games, presented by Shebahn Aherne and featuring talent Katie McCabe, Sandra Paños, Marta Torrejón and Rafaelle Souza
LONDON, 21 April 2023 – Dazn, the leading global sports streaming service, announces the return of the UEFA Women’s Champions League (UWCL) tomorrow for the semi-finals, featuring the top teams in Europe: FC Barcelona, Arsenal WFC, Chelsea FC Women and VfL Wolfsburg.
The first leg of the semi-finals is scheduled to take place on 22 and 23 April, with the second leg scheduled for 27 April and the 1 May taking place in iconic stadiums Camp Nou, Arsenal Stadium, Stamford Bridge and VfL Wolfsburg Arena. Some of the best players in the world will return in full force, including Lucy Bronze, Sam Kerr, Alexandra Popp and Leah Williamson.
The action returns on Dazn and free for the world to see on the Dazn UWCL YouTube channel, which has exceeded 40m views for the season across live and non-live content. The channel has more eyes on the competition than ever before, with 13.5 million views in March alone. It now has over half a million subscribers, who all have access to and engage with the steady stream of content, interviews and all UWCL matches.
Dazn will be hosting two semi-final preview shows: the first on Friday 21 April, presented by Shebahn Aherne with pundits Pien Meulensteen, Lucy Ward and Lianne Sanderson and the show will include interviews with the likes of Katie McCabe, Sandra Paños, Marta Torrejón and Rafaelle Souza. The second show will also be hosted by Shebahn Aherne on Wednesday 26 April along with pundits Lucy Ward and Lianne Sanderson, showcasing the build-up and excitement of the semi-finals as well as looking back at the tournament thus far.
Marc Watson, Chief Commercial Officer, Dazn, says: “We are delighted to see the return of the UEFA Women’s Champions League semi-finals. Dazn is the home of women’s football globally and is committed to increasing visibility, access to women’s football and bringing broadcast levels to new heights. Our unwavering and continued support is shown through our top-tier global broadcast offerings: our agreements with Finetwork Liga F as well as our DACH RISE channel and Dazn Victoria plan.”
Dazn continues to tell stories and produce new series making up the hundreds of pieces of ever-growing content on Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube – alongside all group stage matches available in full on demand. The Game That Changed Football: a film about the historic UWCL Clásico between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid CF in front of a sold-out Camp Nou in March 2022 is also coming soon to Dazn and YouTube.
Tune into the next UWCL round – only on Dazn.com and Dazn’s YouTube Channel.
The UEFA Women’s Champions League semi-final begins tomorrow as the top four contenders go head-to-head in pursuit of championship glory – live on Dazn and on Dazn’s YouTube channel. The schedule is below (all times listed in CET/GMT).
Chelsea FC Women – FC Barcelona
- Date: Saturday 22nd April
- KOT: 12:30 CEST // 13:30 BST
- Venue: Stamford Bridge, London
VfL Wolfsburg – Arsenal WFC
- Date: Sunday 23rd April
- KOT: 14:30 CEST // 15:30 BST
- Venue: VfL Wolfsburg Arena, Wolfsburg
FC Barcelona – Chelsea FC Women
- Date: Thursday 27th April
- KOT: 18:45 CEST // 17:45 BST
- Venue: Camp Nou, Barcelona
Arsenal WFC – VfL Wolfsburg
- Date: Monday, 1st May
- KOT: 18:45 CEST // 17:45 BST
- Venue: Arsenal Stadium, London