The Aston Villa vs Man Utd live stream features two sides chasing Champions League places going head-to-head in the Midlands. Can the visitors close the gap on the Villans? You can watch it live from anywhere with a VPN.
It's a sign of just how well Aston Villa's season is going that a run of just one win in five Premier League games felt like something of a mini-crisis. But last Saturday's visit to Sheffield Utd put them firmly back on track, and leaves them eight points clear of today's opponents, with Champions League football at Villa Park next season looking a distinct possibility.
Man Utd, meanwhile, are still struggling for consistency, although they're now unbeaten in three Premier League games for just the second time this season. They were lucky to beat Wolves at Molineux, but the 3-0 defeat over West Ham last time out was much more convincing. Alejandro Garnacho performed well on the right, bagging two crucial goals, and young striker Rasmus Højlund is starting to look like the player they splashed big money on in the summer.
Here's how the teams line up:
Aston Villa XI: Martinez (GK); Cash, Diego Carlos, Lenglet, Moreno; Kamara, Douglas Luiz; Bailey, Ramsey, McGinn; Watkins.
Man Utd XI: Onana (GK); Dalot, Maguire, Varane, Shaw; Mainoo, Casemiro; Garnacho, Fernandes, Rashford; Hojlund.
Tune into the Aston Villa vs Man Utd live stream to find out whether the Red Devils can close the gap on their hosts. Plus, make sure you don’t miss any of the EPL action by checking out our full how to watch Premier League live streams hub.
How to watch the Aston Villa vs Man Utd live stream wherever you are
The Aston Villa vs Man Utd live stream will be shown on many different channels across the world, but what if you're not in your home country and want to watch it on your usual service?
The answer is to use a VPN, or virtual private network. A VPN will let you tune into your home coverage from wherever you are — meaning that if you're abroad, you can use one of the best VPN services to watch the games live as if you were in your lounge.
Our favorite right now is ExpressVPN, thanks to its combination of superb speed, great customer service and excellent device support. It also offers a no-questions-asked 30-day money-back guarantee, so you could check it out without having to sign up long-term.
Using a VPN is incredibly simple.
1. Install the VPN of your choice. As we've said, ExpressVPN is our favorite.
2. Choose the location you wish to connect to in the VPN app. For instance, if you're in the U.K. and want to view a U.S. service, you'd select U.S. from the list.
3. Sit back and enjoy the action. Head to Sling TV or another service and watch the game.
How to watch the Aston Villa vs Man Utd live stream in the U.S.
Viewers in the U.S. can watch the Aston Villa vs Man Utd live stream on USA Network, which is available with most cable TV packages.
For cord-cutters, one option is Sling TV. The Sling Blue package is priced from $40 per month and it comes with more than 30 channels including USA.
Or you could go for Fubo. Its Pro Plan costs $75 per month but gives you 121 channels, including USA, plus lots more for sports fans to enjoy. USA is also in YouTube TV, Hulu + Live TV and DirecTV Stream.
If you're outside of the U.S. but have one of these subscriptions, you can watch the Aston Villa vs Man Utd live stream by using a VPN.
How to watch the Aston Villa vs Man Utd live stream in the U.K.
Sky Sports has the Aston Villa vs Man Utd live stream in the UK, so if you already have a Sky subscription that doesn't include Sports, you'll need to pay £18/month to add those channels. The game will be shown on Sky Sports Main Event.
Whichever package you go for, you'll also gain access to coverage in 4K and HDR, so long as you also have an HDR-ready Sky Q box and HLG-compatible TV.
Sky Glass is another option. This gives you Sky TV within a 4K TV that has a built-in Dolby Atmos soundbar, and without the need for a dish. Prices start at £13/month for the TV, plus a sky sub on top of that.
If you don't want to shell out for a full Sky subscription, you could also consider its Now Sports streaming service. This gives you 24-hour access for £11.99 or month-long access for £34.99.
All sounds great, right? But if you're not in the UK, you can still follow the Aston Villa vs Man Utd live stream by using one of the best VPN services, such as ExpressVPN.
How to watch the Aston Villa vs Man Utd live stream in Canada
Canadians can watch the Aston Villa vs Man Utd live stream on Fubo, the home of Premier League soccer in Canada.
The Essentials plan with gets you all Premier League matches, as well as games in Ligue 1, Serie A and the Coppa Italia plus 29 channels including BeINSports and MLB Network. It costs CAN$24.99 per month, but you can save up to 26% by purchasing an annual plan.
The Premium plan, priced at $39.99 per month, includes Premier League matches in 4K, as well as 20 entertainment channels.
Canadians stuck abroad who still want their low-price alternative can use a VPN such as ExpressVPN to make it look as if their streaming device is back in the great white north.
How to watch the Aston Villa vs Man Utd live stream in Australia
Aussies can watch the Aston Villa vs Man Utd live stream on Optus Sport, which has the rights to all 380 Premier League games this season. Optus can be accessed via a dedicated mobile or tablet app, and also on Chromecast and Apple TV and costs $24.99 AUD per month. An Annual Pass is also available for $199 AUD/year.
Not in Australia right now? You can simply use a VPN to watch all the action on your Optus account, as if you were back home.
How to watch the Aston Villa vs Man Utd live stream in New Zealand
Kiwis can access the Aston Villa vs Man Utd live stream via Sky Sport Now. This costs $24.99/week, $44.99/month or $449.99/year.
Not at home in New Zealand right now? You can still follow every game by using one of the best VPN services, such as ExpressVPN.
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