Man Utd vs Brentford live stream: How to watch Premier League game online and on TV, team news

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The Man Utd vs Brentford live stream feels like a must-win game for Erik ten Hag even at this early stage of the season — and you can watch it live from anywhere with a VPN.   

Man Utd vs Brentford live stream, date, time, channels

The Man Utd vs Brentford live stream takes place today (Saturday, Oct. 7).
Time: 3 p.m. BST / 10 a.m. ET / 7 a.m. PT / 12 a.m. AEST (Oct. 8)
• U.S. — Watch on USA via Sling TV
• Watch anywhere — try ExpressVPN 100% risk free

The mood around Old Trafford is far from optimistic at the minute as the Red Devils have made their worst start to a Premier League season in more than 30 years after losing four of their opening seven games. Further adding to Erik ten Hag’s woes are back-to-back defeats in the Champions League to Bayern Munich and Galatasaray. A mounting injury list is at least partially to blame, but results must improve quickly, otherwise, ten Hag will start to seriously feel the pressure. 

Brentford also come into this match having endured a difficult start to the new Premier League season. The Bees have only won this season — against 10-man Fulham — and are currently on a streak of three defeats from their last four games in all competitions. Lackluster performances against the likes of Everton and Nottm Forest have suggested that the continued absence of forward Ivan Toney due to a betting ban is being felt, but manager Thomas Frank will need to quickly find a way to win without him as it’s not due back till late January.  

Here's how they line up: 

Man Utd: Onana, Evans, Maguire, Lindelof, Dalot, Casemiro, Mount, Amrabat, Bruno Fernandes, Hojlund, Rashford. 

Brentford: Strakosha, Ajer, Collins, Pinnock, Hickey, Jensen, Norgaard, Janelt, Mbeumo, Wissa, Roerslev.

The Man Utd vs Brentford live stream could be considered a high-stakes game. Man Utd badly need a win to boost the rapidly souring mood, but Brentford could also really do with the three points to lift themselves up the table. You won’t want to miss this one, and we’ve got all the details you need to watch from anywhere down below. 

Plus, make sure you don’t miss any of the EPL action by checking our guide on how to watch Premier League live streams

How to watch the Man Utd vs Brentford live stream wherever you are

The Man Utd vs Brentford 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.

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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 Peacock or another service and watch the game.

How to watch the Man Utd vs Brentford live stream in the U.S.

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Viewers in the U.S. can watch the Man Utd vs Brentford live stream on USA and on the NBC Sports website with a valid login. USA is available with most cable TV packages.

For cord-cutters, one option is Sling TV. The Sling Blue package is priced from $40 per month, but you can get 50% off your first month - and it comes with more than 30 channels including USA.

Or you could go for Fubo. Its Pro Plan costs $75 per month but gives you 121 channels, including USA, plus lots more for sports fans to enjoy. USA is also in YouTube TV, Hulu + Live TV and DirecTV Stream.

If you're outside of the U.S. but have one of these subscriptions, you can watch the Man Utd vs Brentford live stream by using a VPN such as ExpressVPN.

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How to watch the Man Utd vs Brentford live stream in the U.K.

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Unfortunately, there will be no Man Utd vs Brentford live stream in the U.K. That's because the match has not been picked to be shown on TV.

U.S. fans visiting the U.K. can use one of the best VPN services to access their usual streaming service from abroad. We recommend ExpressVPN.

As it stands, live Premier League rights are split three ways in the U.K. between Sky Sports, TNT Sports and Amazon Prime Video.

For the 23/24 season, Sky Sports is set to show 128 matches live, while TNT Sports will show 52 matches live, including every Saturday lunchtime kick-off. Amazon Prime Video will broadcast 20 matches including the Boxing Day schedule.

How to watch the Man Utd vs Brentford live stream in Canada

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Canadians can watch the Man Utd vs Brentford live stream on Fubo, the home of Premier League soccer in Canada. 

The Essentials plan with gets you all Premier League matches, as well as games in Ligue 1, Serie A and the Coppa Italia plus 29 channels including BeINSports and MLB Network. It costs CAN$24.99 per month, but you can save up to 26% by purchasing an annual plan.

The Premium plan, priced at $39.99 per month, includes Premier League matches in 4K, as well as 20 entertainment channels.

Canadians stuck abroad that still want their low-price alternative can use a VPN such as ExpressVPN to trick their streaming device into thinking it's back in the great white north.

How to watch the Man Utd vs Brentford live stream in Australia

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Aussies can watch the Man Utd vs Brentford 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 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 Man Utd vs Brentford live stream in New Zealand

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Kiwis can access the Man Utd vs Brentford live stream via Sky Sport. This costs $63.98 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 $24.99/week, $44.99/month or $449.99/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

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Rory Mellon
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Rory is an Entertainment Editor at Tom’s Guide based in the UK. He covers a wide range of topics but with a particular focus on gaming and streaming. When he’s not reviewing the latest games, searching for hidden gems on Netflix, or writing hot takes on new gaming hardware, TV shows and movies, he can be found attending music festivals and getting far too emotionally invested in his favorite football team.