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Manchester City vs Newcastle live stream — how to watch Premier League game online

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The Manchester City vs Newcastle live stream could see the defending Premier League champions take a firm grip on the Premier League title race — and you can watch it from anywhere with a VPN.

Manchester City vs Newcastle live stream, date, time, channels

The  Manchester City vs Newcastle live stream takes place today (Sunday, May 8).
Time 4.30 p.m. BST / 11.30 a.m. ET / 8.30 a.m. PT
• U.S. — Watch on USA via Sling or Fubo.TV
• U.K. — Watch on Sky Sports or Now
• Watch anywhere — try ExpressVPN 100% risk free

Manchester City find themselves in the unusual position of being second in the table, following Liverpool's draw with Tottenham yesterday, but it's hard to see that result as anything other than two points dropped by Jürgen's Klopp's men. A win for City today would put them three points clear with just three games to go. 

City, though, will have to recover from the disappointment of losing to Real Madrid in the Champions League on Wednesday following two late goals through Rodrygo and an extra-time penalty by Karim Benzema. 

In many ways, Newcastle are the exact opposition Manchester City would want to face right now: the Magpies have an abysmal record against the blue half of Manchester, particularly away from home. 

Newcastle could, though, be boosted by the return of key players Callum Wilson and Kieran Trippier. Both have been sidelined for months but are edging closer to full fitness. However, Eddie Howe may decide this isn’t the best place to reintroduce them. 

Here's how they line up:

Man City: Ederson; Zinchenko, Dias, Laporte, Cancelo; Rodri, Gundogan, De Bruyne; Grealish, Sterling, Jesus.

Newcastle: Dubravka; Targett, Burn, Lascelles, Krafth; Guimaraes, Joelinton, Longstaff; Almiron, Saint-Maximin, Wood.

Can Man City take a step closer to retaining that Premier League title, or can Newcastle really open up the title race? Find out by watching a Manchester City vs Newcastle live stream. 

Plus, make sure you don’t miss a game this season with our how to watch Premier League 21/22 hub .

How to watch the Manchester City vs Newcastle live stream wherever you are

The Manchester City vs Newcastle 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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Speed, security and simplicity combine to make ExpressVPN 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 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 Sling or another service and watch the game.

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How to watch the Manchester City vs Newcastle live stream in the US

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Soccer fans in the U.S. can watch the Manchester City vs Newcastle 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 50% 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 Manchester City vs Newcastle live stream by using a VPN such as ExpressVPN.

Sling TV

Sling TV offers two packages, both of which cost $35 a month. The Sling Blue plan comes with 30-plus channels, including NBCSN and USA. Sling is currently offering 50% off the first month to new subscribers. 

Fubo.TV

If you love sports, you might want to check out Fubo.TV. 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 Manchester City vs Newcastle live stream in the UK

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Sky Sports has the Manchester City vs Newcastle live stream in the U.K., so if you already have a Sky subscription that doesn't include Sports, you'll need to pay £25/month to add those channels. 

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.

If you don't want to shell out for a full Sky sub, you could also consider its Now Sports streaming service. This gives you 24-hour access for £9.99 or month-long access for £33.99 but once again, Sky is currently offering a great deal here: you can sign up for six months of access for just £25/month right now. Now Sports is available on virtually every streaming device out there and is a great option if you don't already have Sky. 

All sounds great, right? But if you're not in the U.K., you can still follow the Manchester City vs Newcastle live stream by using one of the best VPN services, such as ExpressVPN

How to watch the Manchester City vs Newcastle live stream in Canada

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Canadians can watch the Manchester City vs Newcastle 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 into thinking it's back in the great white north.

How to watch the Manchester City vs Newcastle live stream in Australia

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Aussies can watch the Manchester City vs Newcastle 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 Manchester City vs Newcastle live stream in New Zealand

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Kiwis can access the Manchester City vs Newcastle 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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Rory Mellon

Rory is a Deals Editor at Tom’s Guide based in the UK. He covers a wide range of topics but with a particular focus on deals, gaming and streaming. When he’s not scouring retailers for PS5 restock or writing hot takes on the latest gaming hardware and streaming shows, he can be found attending music festivals and being thoroughly disappointed by his terrible football team.