The Nottm Forest vs West Ham live stream features two sides who need to bounce back from opening-day defeat — and you can watch it from anywhere with a VPN.
West Ham were dominated by Manchester City in their first fixture of the new campaign. They saw little of the ball as Erling Haaland scored his first two Premier League goals. After the game, boss David Moyes conceded he and his players had been “completely outdone”. They need to bounce back quickly and visiting a newly promoted team offers a good opportunity to do so.
Nottingham Forest’s long-awaited return to the top-tier of English football did not go quite as planned; they lost 2-0 to a strong Newcastle team. However, it will be hard to dampen the excitement of their fans as they begin their home campaign.
Gianluca Scamacca made his debut for the Hammers last weekend and will be looking to get more minutes, and even get on the scoresheet, during the visit to the City Ground. West Ham goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski had to be substituted in the first half against Man City and remains an injury doubt, as does defender Craig Dawson. Angelo Ogbonna is also out.
Nottingham Forest summer signing Jesse Lingard will be up against the club where he enjoyed a very successful loan period in 2021. However, another new recruit will be missing: Omar Richards suffered a fractured leg in pre-season.
Can the home fans help Steve Cooper’s men earn their first points of the season, or will the east Londoners return to the capital with a win? Find out by watching a Nottm Forest vs West Ham live stream.
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How to watch the Nottm Forest vs West Ham live stream wherever you are
The Nottm Forest vs West Ham 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 USA or another service and watch the game.
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How to watch the Nottm Forest vs West Ham live stream in the US
Soccer fans in the U.S. can watch the Nottm Forest vs West Ham live stream on USA and on the NBC Sports website with a valid login. NBC can be accessed with one of the best TV antennas or through a cable TV package.
Another option would be Sling TV: the Sling Blue package costs just $35 per month and comes with more than 30 channels including NBC.
Or you could go for Fubo.TV. Its Pro Plan costs $70 per month but gives you 121 channels, including NBC, 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 Nottm Forest vs West Ham live stream by using a VPN such as ExpressVPN.
How to watch the Nottm Forest vs West Ham live stream in Canada
Canadians can watch the Nottm Forest vs West Ham live stream on Fubo.TV, the new home of Premier League soccer in Canada.
That's a change from last season, where the action was on DAZN, and it also results in a slightly higher price of CAN$24.99 where DAZN was $20. That's for the Essentials plan, which gets you all Premier League matches, all Serie A matches plus 29 channels including BeInSports and MLB Network. The $39.99 Premium plan adds 20 entertainment channels and more on top of that.
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 Nottm Forest vs West Ham live stream in the UK
Sky Sports has the Nottm Forest vs West Ham live stream in the U.K., so if you already have a Sky subscription that doesn't include Sports, you'll need to pay £18/month to add those channels. The game will be shown on Sky Sports Premier League.
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.
Sky Glass is another option. This gives you Sky TV within a 4K TV that has a built-in Dolby Atmos soundbar, and without the need for a dish. Prices start at £13/month for the TV, plus a sky sub on top of that.
If you don't want to shell out for a full Sky subscription, 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.
All sounds great, right? But if you're not in the U.K., you can still follow the Nottm Forest vs West Ham live stream by using one of the best VPN services, such as ExpressVPN.
How to watch the Nottm Forest vs West Ham live stream in Australia
Aussies can watch the Nottm Forest vs West Ham 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 Nottm Forest vs West Ham live stream in New Zealand
Kiwis can access the Nottm Forest vs West Ham live stream via Sky Sport. This costs $60.98 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 $19.99/week / $39.99/month or $399/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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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.