The Liverpool vs Villarreal live stream is an intriguing match-up between one of the tournament favorites and the rank outsiders in the Champions League semi-final.
The Liverpool vs Villarreal live stream takes place today (Wednesday, April 27).
► Time: 8 p.m. BST/ 3 p.m. ET / 12 p.m. PT
• U.S. — Watch on Paramount Plus (opens in new tab)
• U.K. — Watch on BT Sport (opens in new tab)
• Watch anywhere — try ExpressVPN 100% risk free (opens in new tab)
Seeing Liverpool at this stage is no surprise; they reached the final in both 2018 and 2019 and are red-hot form in all competitions this season. But Villarreal's presence is a shock. The current holders of the Europa League have only been this far once before, in 2006, and are only seventh in La Liga.
But Jürgen Klopp's men would do well not to write them off. Villarreal have plenty of quality and have beaten Juventus and Bayern Munich to reach the last four. They'll certainly feel they can go one step further here.
They will have to do so without star striker Gerard Moreno though, for the first leg at least, while former Liverpool left-back Alberto Moreno will also be missing. Francis Coquelin is fit to play, though.
Liverpool's only injury major absence is Roberto Firmino, but with Mo Salah, Sadio Mané and Luis Diaz up front, and Diogo Jota among the subs, the Reds should be able to cope.
Here's how they line up:
Liverpool: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Konate, van Dijk,Robertson, Henderson, Fabinho, Thiago, Salah, Mane, Diaz.
Villarreal: Rulli, Foyth, Albiol, Torres, Estupinan, Chukwueze, Parejo, Capoue, Coquelin, Lo Celso, Danjuma.
This should be an entertaining, open tie in the Champions League, though whether it matches yesterday's thrilling Man City vs Real Madrid game is another matter. Either way, you can read on to find out how to watch the Liverpool vs Villarreal live stream.
Plus, don't miss our guide to the Manchester City vs Real Madrid live stream and our full how to watch Champions League 21/22 hub for fixtures and more.
How to watch the Liverpool vs Villarreal live stream wherever you are
The Liverpool vs Villarreal 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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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 Paramount Plus or another service and watch the game.
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How to watch the Liverpool vs Villarreal live stream in the US
Soccer fans in the U.S. can watch the Liverpool vs Villarreal live stream on Paramount Plus (opens in new tab). Kick off is at 3 p.m. ET. / 12 p.m. PT.
If you're a subscriber but aren't in the U.S. right now, you can watch the Liverpool vs Villarreal live stream live stream by using a VPN such as ExpressVPN (opens in new tab).
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How to watch the Liverpool vs Villarreal live stream in the UK
BT Sport (opens in new tab) has the Liverpool vs Villarreal live stream in the U.K., and you can watch it on BT Sport 2HD and BT Sport Ultimate. The game kicks-off at 8 p.m. BST.
Prices differ hugely depending on whether you already have BT TV and a BT broadband subscription. If you have both, you can add the Sports package for £15/month plus a £20 upfront fee, or go for the £40/month Big Sports package which also includes all of the Sky Sports channels, giving you a total of 160 live streams.
Another option for non-BT subscribers is the BT Sport Monthly Pass (opens in new tab) (£25), which lets you watch via an app for a fixed time and doesn't require a lengthy subscription.
All sounds great, right? But if you're not in the U.K., you can still follow the Liverpool vs Villarreal live stream by using one of the best VPN services, such as ExpressVPN (opens in new tab).
How to watch the Liverpool vs Villarreal live stream in Canada
Canadians can watch the Liverpool vs Villarreal live stream on DAZN (opens in new tab).
Sadly, DAZN no longer offers new customers a 30-day free-trial period, so you'll have to pay the $20 CAD per month fee, although you can save a little by buying annually ($150 CAD). DAZN, if you're unfamiliar, has apps on every single streaming platform there is.
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 to thinking it's back in the great white north.
How to watch the Liverpool vs Villarreal live stream in Australia
Aussies can watch the Liverpool vs Villarreal live stream on Stan (opens in new tab). The streaming service offers a 30-day free trial, after which subscriptions start at $10 AUD. To watch the Champions League 21/22 you'll also need to pay $10 for the Sports add-on — but this also includes a 7-day free trial (opens in new tab).
Stan users stuck abroad can use a VPN such as ExpressVPN (opens in new tab) to still access the service they already pay for.
How to watch the Liverpool vs Villarreal live stream in New Zealand
New Zealanders can watch the Liverpool vs Villarreal live stream on Spark Sport (opens in new tab). This costs $24.99 NZD per month, but there's currently a 7-day FREE trial (opens in new tab) so you can check it out and see how you like it.
Spark is available via web browsers plus loads of streaming devices including Chromecast and Apple TV, so there's no shortage of ways to watch it. And as well as the EPL action you also get cricket, NBA basketball, F1 racing and more.
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).