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The Brentford vs Arsenal live stream should be a highly entertaining London derby — and you can watch it from anywhere with a VPN (opens in new tab).

Brentford vs Arsenal live stream date, time, channels

The Brentford vs Arsenal live stream takes place today (Sunday, September 18).
Time 12 p.m. BST / 9. a.m. ET / 6 a.m. PT
• U.S. — Watch on USA via Sling (opens in new tab)
• U.K. — Watch on Sky Sports (opens in new tab)
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Arsenal have started the season in blistering form, racing to the top of the Premier League table. However, they slumped to their first defeat of the campaign last time out in the league, losing 3-1 to Manchester United before beating FC Zurich in the Europa League. Their second match in that competition was postponed, meaning the Gunners have had quite a gap between games.

Brentford have had even longer off the pitch. Their last match was a very impressive 5-2 victory over Leeds on September 3. It was their second big win of the season, having previously beaten Manchester United 4-0. Indeed, Thomas Frank’s team have lost just one game so far. They have been defeated in just one of their last 17 league London derbies played at home and will fancy their chances of upsetting Arsenal. Furthermore, they have won five of the last six home meetings with the north London side.

Mikel Arteta will once again be without summer signing Oleksandr Zinchenko, who is back on the injury list with a calf issue picked up during training. However, Thomas Partey is available once again. Christian Norgaard and Ethan Pinnock are missing for the home side again until after the international break. However, Sergi Canos is on the bench and may be available to play some part in the game.

Here's how they line up:

Brentford: Raya; Hickey, Jansson, Ajer, Mee, Henry; Janelt, Jensen, Dasilva; Mbeumo, Toney. 

Arsenal: Ramsdale; White, Saliba, Gabriel, Tierney; Partey, Xhaka, Vieira; Saka, Martinelli, Jesus. 

This promises to be an exciting match. Only Erling Haaland-inspired Man City have netted more times than the Bees so far.  With the likes of Gabriel Jesus in their lineup, Arsenal always pose a goal threat, too.

After the lengthy gap between matches will these teams be rusty or rested and raring to go? Find out by watching the Brentford vs Arsenal live stream

Plus, make sure you don't miss any of the weekend's action by checking out our full how to watch Premier League live streams hub. 

How to watch the Brentford vs Arsenal live stream wherever you are

The Brentford vs Arsenal 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 USA or another service and watch the game.

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How to watch the Brentford vs Arsenal live stream in the US

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Soccer fans in the U.S. can watch the Brentford vs Arsenal live stream on USA and on the NBC Sports (opens in new tab) website with a valid login. NBC can be accessed with one of the best TV antennas or through a cable TV package.

Another option would be Sling TV: the Sling Blue package costs just $35 per month and comes with more than 30 channels including NBC. 

Or you could go for Fubo.TV. Its Pro Plan costs $70 per month but gives you 121 channels, including NBC, 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 Brentford vs Arsenal live stream by using a VPN such as ExpressVPN (opens in new tab).

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Sling TV (opens in new tab) offers two packages, both of which cost $35 a month. The Sling Blue plan comes with 30-plus channels, including NBC, NBCSN and USA.

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If you love sports, you might want to check out Fubo.TV (opens in new tab). 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 Brentford vs Arsenal live stream in Canada

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Canadians can watch the Brentford vs Arsenal 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 Brentford vs Arsenal live stream in the UK

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Sky Sports (opens in new tab) has the Brentford vs Arsenal live stream in the U.K., 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 Premier League.

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 (opens in new tab) 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 (opens in new tab) streaming service. This gives you 24-hour access for £9.99 or month-long access for £33.99. 

All sounds great, right? But if you're not in the U.K., you can still follow the Brentford vs Arsenal live stream by using one of the best VPN services, such as ExpressVPN (opens in new tab)

How to watch the Brentford vs Arsenal live stream in Australia

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Aussies can watch the Brentford vs Arsenal 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 Brentford vs Arsenal live stream in New Zealand

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Kiwis can access the Brentford vs Arsenal 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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