Bournemouth vs Leicester live stream and how to watch Premier League game online, lineups

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The Bournemouth vs Leicester live stream will see the Foxes attempt to follow up their first win of the season with another three points — and you can watch it from anywhere with a VPN (opens in new tab).

Bournemouth vs Leicester live stream date, time, channels

The Bournemouth vs Leicester live stream takes place today (Saturday, October 8).
Time 3 p.m. BST / 10 a.m. ET / 7 a.m. PT
• U.S. — Watch on Peacock (opens in new tab) (requires Premium sub)
• Watch anywhere — try ExpressVPN 100% risk free (opens in new tab)

Bournemouth were written off as relegation fodder by some pundits during pre-season, but the Cherries currently sit in an impressive 13th place. Granted, the south coast side are only three points above the relegation zone, but they’re currently four games unbeaten since sacking manager Scott Parker in the wake of a 0-9 humiliation at the hands of Liverpool. Bournemouth’s sole goal this season is survival, and as it stands, they’re making very solid progress toward that objective. 

Meanwhile, Leicester finally managed to claim their first win of the season at home to east midlands rival Nottm Forest. The 4-0 result was exactly what manager Brendan Rogers needed to relieve some of the pressure surrounding his position. 

Now, the Foxes need to string together a few results in order to lift themselves out of the relegation zone and push up the table. James Maddison continuing his remarkable early season form — the midfielder has five goals and two assists in seven matches — will be vital if that is to happen. 

Statistically, Bournemouth and Leicester have the leakiest defences in the league, having conceded 19 and 22 goals respectively, so the smart money would suggest this will be a fairly open match, especially as both teams really need a positive result. 

Here's how they line up:

Bournemouth: Neto, Fredericks, Cook, Mepham, Lerma, Solanke, Christie, Smith, Tavernier, Senesi, Billing.

Leicester: Ward, Justin, Faes, Evans, Barnes, Tielemans, Maddison, Daka, Dewsbury-Hall, Castagne, Soumare.

Find out how this one plays out by watching a Bournemouth vs Leicester live stream. Plus, make sure you don’t miss any of the EPL action this weekend by checking out our full how to watch Premier League live streams hub. 

How to watch the Bournemouth vs Leicester live stream wherever you are

The Bournemouth vs Leicester 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 (opens in new tab), 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.

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Speed, security and simplicity combine to make ExpressVPN (opens in new tab) our favorite VPN service. In our testing, we were impressed by its fast connection times and by its ability to access more than 3,000 services in 160 locations across 94 countries. A 30-day money-back guarantee is another bonus.

Using a VPN is incredibly simple.

1. Install the VPN of your choice. As we've said, ExpressVPN (opens in new tab) 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 Peacock or another service and watch the game.

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How to watch the Bournemouth vs Leicester live stream in the US

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Soccer fans in the U.S. can watch the Bournemouth vs Leicester live stream on Peacock (opens in new tab), NBC's streaming service. To tune in, you'll need to be signed up for either a Premium subscription ($4.99/month) or Premium Plus ($9.99/month, which also gets rid of ads). Our Peacock TV promo codes may be able to help bring those prices down if you check in at the right time.

If you're outside of the U.S. but still have the right Peacock subscription, you can watch the Bournemouth vs Leicester live stream by using a VPN such as ExpressVPN (opens in new tab).

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In addition to showing selected Premier League 22/23 live streams, Peacock (opens in new tab) also has a huge library of licensed content drawn from various brands. That includes shows like 30 Rock, The Voice, Battlestar Galactica, Law & Order: SVU and This Is Us.

How to watch the Bournemouth vs Leicester live stream in Canada

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Canadians can watch the Bournemouth vs Leicester live stream on Fubo.TV (opens in new tab), 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 (opens in new tab) to trick their streaming device into thinking it's back in the great white north.

How to watch the Bournemouth vs Leicester live stream in the UK

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Bournemouth vs Leicester kicks off at 3 p.m. BST in the U.K., but the game isn't one of those being shown on any of the usual providers — Sky Sports, BT Sport and Amazon Prime.

If, however, you're an American or Canadian (or from any other country with a legitimate live stream service for Bournemouth vs Leicester) and are only in the U.K. temporarily, you can still watch services from your home country. All you'll need is one of the best VPN services, like ExpressVPN (opens in new tab)

Highlights will of course be shown on Match of the Day, which is scheduled for 10.25 p.m. BST and available via the BBC iPlayer (opens in new tab).

How to watch the Bournemouth vs Leicester live stream in Australia

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Aussies can watch the Bournemouth vs Leicester live stream on Optus Sport (opens in new tab), 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 Bournemouth vs Leicester live stream in New Zealand

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Kiwis can access the Bournemouth vs Leicester live stream via Sky Sport (opens in new tab). 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 (opens in new tab)

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Rory Mellon
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Rory is a Deals Editor at Tom’s Guide based in the UK. He covers a wide range of topics but with a particular focus on deals, gaming and streaming. When he’s not scouring retailers for PS5 restock or writing hot takes on the latest gaming hardware and streaming shows, he can be found attending music festivals and being thoroughly disappointed by his terrible football team.