The Aston Villa vs Liverpool live stream features a reborn Aston Villa looking to land a blow on a Liverpool team who disappointed before the World Cup — and you can watch it from anywhere with a VPN.
The Aston Villa vs Liverpool live stream takes place Monday, Dec. 26.
► Time 5.30 p.m. GMT / 12.30 p.m. ET / 9.30 a.m. PT / 4.30 a.m. AEDT (Dec. 27)
• U.S. — Watch on USA via Sling
• U.K. — Watch on Amazon Prime Video
• Watch anywhere — try ExpressVPN 100% risk free
After the Steven Gerrard project went awry many Aston Villa fans were nervous they could find themselves in a relegation battle. Fortunately, in his first two league games, new manager Unai Emery will have calmed their nerves. Marking his appointment with a 3-1 victory over Manchester United was a great way to get fans onside and a follow-up win against a strong Brighton has the Birmingham side bouncing again. World Cup winning goalkeeper Emi Martinez will likely still be celebrating his heroics in the final but there is plenty of quality still in this side with the likes of Leon Bailey and Jacob Ramsay looking reinvigorated under the new boss. With a month on the training pitch thanks to the World Cup break, expect Emery to have a few tricks up his sleeve.
With the club looking for new owners and investors, and a spate of key injuries, times are uncertain at Liverpool. The World Cup break was supposed to offer Liverpool a chance for players to recover but winger Luis Diaz suffered a further injury to rule him out until at least March and Diogo Jota is still injured until February. At least Mohamed Salah and Darwin Nunez are starting to produce the goals expected of them and Egyptian Salah did not travel to the World Cup at all, so will be desperate to remind the world what he is all about. Despite only sitting 6th in the table, some 15 points off the lead, Jurgen Klopp can take solace in the most recent league victories and solid performances against Tottenham and Southampton.
After both teams signed off before the World Cup with consecutive wins, someone's streak will have to give. With Steven Gerrard a favorite of Liverpool fans, the Reds will be keen to get revenge for his sacking from Aston Villa. The Aston Villa vs Liverpool live stream is sure to be a boxing day treat for all.
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How to watch the Aston Villa vs Liverpool live stream wherever you are
The Aston Villa vs Liverpool 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.
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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 Peacock or another service and watch the game.
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How to watch the Aston Villa vs Liverpool live stream in the US
Soccer fans in the U.S. can watch the Aston Villa vs Liverpool live stream on USA and on the NBC Sports website with a valid login. USA is available with most cable TV packages.
For cord-cutters, one option is Sling TV. The Sling Blue package costs $40 per month and comes with more than 30 channels including USA.
Or you could go for Fubo.TV. Its Pro Plan costs $70 per month but gives you 121 channels, including USA, plus lots more for sports fans to enjoy.
If you already use those services but aren't in the U.S. right now, you can watch the Aston Villa vs Liverpool live stream by using a VPN such as ExpressVPN.
Sling TV offers two packages, both of which cost $40 a month. The Sling Blue plan comes with 30-plus channels, including NBC, NBCSN and USA.
If you love sports, you might want to check out Fubo.TV. It's got a 7-day free trial so you don't need to pay up front and has dozens of sports channels, including NBCSN and USA.
How to watch the Aston Villa vs Liverpool live stream in Canada
Canadians can watch the Aston Villa vs Liverpool live stream on Fubo.TV, the new home of Premier League soccer in Canada.
That's a change from last season, where the action was on DAZN, and it also results in a slightly higher price of CAN$24.99 where DAZN was $20. That's for the Essentials plan, which gets you all Premier League matches, all Serie A matches plus 29 channels including BeINSports and MLB Network. The $39.99 Premium plan adds 20 entertainment channels and more on top of that.
Canadians stuck abroad that still want their low-price alternative can use a VPN such as ExpressVPN to trick their streaming device into thinking it's back in the great white north.
How to watch the Aston Villa vs Liverpool live stream in the UK
This season, Amazon Prime Video is broadcasting 20 Premier League games in the U.K. and the Aston Villa vs Liverpool live stream is one of them. The full match will be streamed live exclusively for Amazon Prime subscribers and can be watched on any device that offers the Amazon Prime Video app.
If you’re outside the U.K. but have an Amazon Prime subscription, you can still watch the Aston Villa vs Liverpool live stream by using a VPN such as ExpressVPN.
How to watch the Aston Villa vs Liverpool live stream in Australia
Aussies can watch the Aston Villa vs Liverpool 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 Liverpool stream in New Zealand
Kiwis can access the Aston Villa vs Liverpool live stream via Sky Sport. This costs $60.98 NZD per month, or you could go for the Sky Sport Now service, which gives you just the Sport channels but for a reduced cost of $19.99/week / $39.99/month or $399/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.