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Germany vs Hungary live stream — how to watch Euro 2020 Group F game for free

Germany vs Hungary live stream at Euro 2020 — Robin Gosens of Germany and Attila Fiola of Hungary
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Germany vs Hungary Euro 2020 time, date, channel

The Germany vs Hungary Euro 2020 game starts today (Wednesday, June 23) at 8 p.m. BST / 3 p.m. ET / 12 p.m. PT. In the U.S., it's available on ESPN2. In the U.K., you can watch on BBC iPlayer. Full channel details below.

The Germany vs Hungary live stream is starting soon, and it looks set to be a thrilling game as both sides aim to qualify for the Ro16. 

Germany proved their big-game credentials after a convincing 2-4 win over Portugal at the weekend, so will come into this game in high spirits. But Hungary have reason to be quietly confident of causing an upset after holding favorites France to a draw, and even taking the lead just before half-time. 

Neither of these teams is yet guaranteed a place in the first knockout round, so both will be playing for their Euro 2020 survival. The final group standing will also be highly dependent on the result in the concurrent Portugal vs France match. 

Germany fought back after conceding first against Portugal to eventually comfortably win. The team's younger talents like Kai Havertz and Serge Gnabry were the real stars of the show, but veterans Toni Kroos and Thomas Müller also put in solid shifts. 

The entire nation of Hungary was in dreamland when they took the lead against current World Champions France in their last game. While the French did eventually equalize, the team earned a spirited draw and showed enough to suggest they could prove a tricky opposition for Germany. 

So how do they line up? Well Hungary are unchanged, but the Germans have replaced two players, with Müller dropping back to the bench and Lukas Klostermann missing out entirely: 

Germany: Manuel Neuer; Antonio Rudiger, Mats Hummels, Matthias Ginter; Robin Gosens, Toni Kroos, Ilkay Gundogan, Joshua Kimmich; Kai Havertz, Serge Gnabry, Leroy Sane

Hungary: Peter Gulacsi; Endre Botka, Willi Orban, Attila Szalai; Loic Nego, Laszlo Kleinheisler, Adam Nagy, Andras Schafer, Attila Fiola; Roland Sallai, Adam Szalai

Germany vs Hungary kicks off today (Wednesday, June 23) at 8 p.m. BST (3 p.m. ET / 12 p.m. PT). The best part? You can watch it anywhere in the world, for free.

Keep reading our guide to find out how, and don't forget to check our main How to watch Euro 2020 page for the full fixture list, groups, TV schedule and more. 

How to watch the Germany vs Hungary live stream for free

Every game in Euro 2020 is available on free-to-air television in the U.K., which has the added benefit of letting anyone watch for free, regardless of where you are. With one of the best VPN services, you can tune in to and enjoy free U.K. coverage from anywhere.

With the Germany vs Hungary live stream, for instance, you can watch it for free on BBC Two and BBC iPlayer (opens in new tab) online. However, you will need to have a valid TV licence.

How to watch the Germany vs Hungary live stream with a VPN

A VPN, or virtual private network, makes it look as if you're surfing the web from your home country, rather than the one you're currently in. That means you can access the streaming services you already pay for, even when you're somewhere else. 

We've tested lots of the best VPN services and our favorite right now is ExpressVPN (opens in new tab). It's fast and works on a wide variety of devices. Plus, ExpressVPN offers a 30-day money-back guarantee, so signing up is completely risk-free. 

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How to watch the Germany vs Hungary live stream in the US

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U.S. soccer fans can watch the Germany vs Hungary live stream on ESPN2, so if you already get that channel as part of a cable package, you'll also be able to stream it through the ESPN website. Either way, the match starts at 3 p.m. ET / 12 p.m. PT.

Cord cutters do have other options though, including Sling TV. The Sling Orange package, which costs $35 per month, comes with more than 30 channels including ESPN. Plus, Sling is also offering a 30-day trial for the bargain price of $10 (opens in new tab) which will cover the whole Euro 2020 tournament. 

Another possibility is Fubo.TV; it's more expensive, at $65 per month, but you get 117+ channels here, including ESPN.

If you're usually based in the U.K. but you happen to be in the U.S. currently, you can watch the Germany vs Hungary live stream for free on BBC iPlayer by using a VPN such as ExpressVPN (opens in new tab). Just remember that you must have a valid TV licence.

Sling TV (opens in new tab) offers two packages, both priced at $35/month. The Sling Orange plan comes with 30-plus channels and includes ESPN2. Sling is currently offering $25 dollars off the first month.

If you love sports, 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, with ESPN2 among them. 

How to watch the Germany vs Hungary live stream in the UK

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The BBC and ITV are sharing the U.K. rights to Euro 2020's 51 games and the Germany vs Hungary live stream will be available to watch for free on BBC Two or BBC iPlayer (opens in new tab). Kick-off is schedule for 8 p.m. BST, and you can tune in at 7:30 p.m. for pre-game commentary and analysis.

If that sounds enticing but you're not currently in the U.K., you can follow every Euro 2020 game by using one of the best VPN services, such as ExpressVPN (opens in new tab) — but you will need a valid U.K. TV licence.

How to watch the Germany vs Hungary live stream in Canada

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In Canada, the Germany vs Hungary live stream will be shown on TSN (English) and on TVS Sports (French). If you've cut the cord, you can sign up for TSN Direct (opens in new tab) for $7.99 (CAD) a day or $19.99 per month. TVA Sports Direct (opens in new tab), meanwhile, costs $19.99 per month. 

Canadians who aren't in the country at the moment but who subscribe to TSN or TVA can still watch a Germany vs Hungary live stream on their usual services by using one of the best VPN (opens in new tab)s.

How to watch the Germany vs Hungary live stream in Australia

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Optus Sport (opens in new tab) is the place to go for Euro 2020 games in Australia, which means Aussies can watch the Germany vs Hungary live stream via its mobile or tablet apps, as well as on Apple TV and Chromecast.

Don't forget that if you're not currently in Australia, you can use a VPN to watch all the action on your Optus account, as if you were back home.

Want more on Euro 2020? Check out our full How to watch Euro 2020 hub, for fixtures, TV listings, group guides and more. 

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