The Premier League is back, and the Liverpool vs Watford live stream is the first game following its return from an international break.
These two teams have concerns at opposite ends of the table. The Reds are looking to chase down Manchester City and win the title. Indeed, victory here would put them top of the table for at least a few hours, with Manchester City facing a tricky trip to Burnley later in the day. Watford, meanwhile, desperately need points in order to escape the relegation zone.
Liverpool are on an incredible run at the moment, winning their last nine Premier League games. A victory over Watford on Saturday would be the third time they have gone on a run of 10 or more successive Premier League victories under the management of Jürgen Klopp. Furthermore, they are unbeaten in 18 matches at Anfield, including winning the last nine there while scoring 27 and conceding just two.
Watford’s task is, then, an intimidating one. They have won just two of their six Premier League games under the new management of Roy Hodgson. They have drawn two others, amassing a total of eight points since Claudio Ranieri was replaced. The visitors do not have a good record at Anfield either, claiming just four points from the last 30 available to them. They did, though, beat Liverpool 3-0 at Vicarage Road in February 2020.
Despite going into the Liverpool vs Watford live stream three points behind Everton, having played two games more, the visitors should have some confidence thanks to their victory over Southampton before the international break.
Liverpool’s Andy Robertson returned to action for Scotland against Austria on Tuesday having recovered from Covid. However, his fellow fullback Trent Alexander-Arnold is only fit enough for the bench.
Watford had eight players away on international duty, but appear to have got them all back unscathed. They will be hoping that Cucho Hernandez can continue his fine form after he scored both their goals in that 1-2 victory over Southampton.
Here's how they line up:
Liverpool: Alisson, Gomez, Matip, van Dijk, Robertson, Jones, Henderson, Thiago, Salah, Firmino, Jota.
Watford: Foster, Femenia, Kabasele, Samir, Kamara, Sissoko, Louza, Kucka, Sarr, Joao Pedro, Hernandez.
Will Mo Salah and co. continue their magnificent run, or will their former manager guide his new side to a shock victory? You can find out by watching the Liverpool vs Watford live stream — and we'll show you how to do that below.
Don't forget to check out our full how to watch Premier League 21/22 hub for information on all 380 games this season.
How to watch the Liverpool vs Watford live stream wherever you are
The Liverpool vs Watford 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, 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.
Using a VPN is incredibly simple.
1. Install the VPN of your choice. As we've said, ExpressVPN 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 NBC, Peacock or another service and watch the game.
How to watch the Liverpool vs Watford live stream in the US
Soccer fans in the U.S. can watch the Liverpool vs Watford live stream on USA and on the NBC website with a valid login. USA can be accessed through a cable TV package.
If you've cut the cord and don't have cable, you have plenty of options, too. Our pick of these would be Sling TV: the Sling Blue package costs just $35 per month and comes with more than 30 channels including NBC. Plus, right now Sling is offering $10 off the first month.
Fubo.TV is another option for live TV. Their 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 Liverpool vs Watford live stream by using a VPN such as ExpressVPN.
How to watch the Liverpool vs Watford City live stream in Canada
Canadians can watch the Liverpool vs Watford live stream on DAZN.
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 to trick their streaming device to thinking it's back in the great white north.
How to watch the Liverpool vs Watford live stream in the UK
BT Sport has the Liverpool vs Watford live stream in the U.K., one of 52 games it will be showing this season.
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 (£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 Watford live stream by using one of the best VPN services, such as ExpressVPN.
How to watch the Liverpool vs Watford live stream in Australia
Aussies can watch the Liverpool vs Watford 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 — plus it costs a very reasonable $14.99 AUD per month. An Annual Pass is also available for $139 AUD/year, but a current offer knocks that back to a bargain $99 AUD.
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 Liverpool vs Watford live stream in New Zealand
Kiwis can access the Liverpool vs Watford City live stream via Spark Sport, which costs $24.99 NZD per month. Bear in mind, though, that there's currently a seven-day free trial so you can check it out for the start of the season 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.
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.
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Charlotte Henry is a journalist who has covered all things tech and media for a number of years for various publications. She reported in-depth as tech companies became media companies and vice versa. In her newsletter, The Addition, she focuses on the ever-changing streaming ecosystem as the likes of Netflix, Apple TV+ and Disney+ fight for supremacy. Charlotte is also a close follower of sport (she’s a Spurs fan…) watching everything from Premier League football to Major League Baseball. Charlotte’s first book “Not Buying It: The Facts Behind Fake News” was published in 2019. Away from work, she can often be found at heavy metal concerts and festivals.