Portugal vs Uruguay live stream: How to watch World Cup 2022 game for free online, team news — Ronaldo starts

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Portugal vs Uruguay live stream, date, time, channels

The Portugal vs Uruguay live stream takes place today (Monday, Nov. 28).
Time 7 p.m. GMT / 2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT / 6 a.m. AEDT (Nov. 26)
• U.S. — Watch on FOX via Sling
• U.K. — Watch on ITV and ITV Hub
• Watch anywhere — try ExpressVPN 100% risk free

Cristiano Ronaldo is expected to once again lead the line for Portugal as he looks to add to his first World Cup 2022 goal against Ghana. But Uruguay need a win after a disappointing draw against South Korea last time out.

Both teams need a positive result to keep their hopes of qualifying for the next round intact, so the Portugal vs Uruguay live stream is an occasion not to be missed. The good news is it's being shown live in both the U.S. and U.K. and we'll show you how to watch the game online from anywhere. Here's everything you need to know about how to watch the Portugal vs Uruguay live stream.

Plus, make sure you don’t miss a moment of the World Cup by checking out our full how to watch World Cup 2022 live streams hub. 

How to watch Portugal vs Uruguay anywhere

The Portugal vs Uruguay 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.


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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Portugal vs Uruguay live streams by country

How to watch the Portugal vs Uruguay live stream in the US

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Soccer fans in the U.S. can watch the Portugal vs Uruguay live stream on FOX and the FOX website with a valid login, if your local FOX affiliate is showing the match. FOX is included with all cable packages or with one of our best TV antenna picks. 

Another option would be Sling TV: the Sling Blue package costs just $40 per month and comes with more than 30 channels including FOX (provided you're in an area with a local Fox affiliate). Best of all, right now Sling is offering half off the first month, allowing you to watch the entire World Cup for just $20. 

Or you could go for Fubo.TV. Its Pro Plan costs $70 per month but gives you 121 channels, including FOX (provided you have a local affiliate), plus lots more for sports fans to enjoy. 

Spanish language coverage is available via Telemundo or Peacock. The first 12 games will be available to watch on a free account, but if you want to watch the full tournament you'll need a Peacock Premium subscription ($9.99/month). 

If you already use those services but aren't in the U.S. right now, you can watch the Portugal vs Uruguay live stream by using a VPN such as ExpressVPN.

Sling TV

Sling TV offers two packages, both of which cost $40 a month. The Sling Blue plan comes with 30-plus channels, including NBC, NBCSN and USA. Plus, World Cup fans can stream the entire tournament on FS1 and FOX.


If you love sports, you might want to check out Fubo.TV. It's got FOX and FS1, a a 7-day free trial so you don't need to pay up front, and dozens of additional sports channels, including NBCSN and ESPN. 

How to watch the Portugal vs Uruguay live stream in Canada

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Canadians can watch the Portugal vs Uruguay live stream on TSN, the home of World Cup 2022 in Canada. 

If you've cut the cord, you can sign up for TSN Direct for $19.99 per month or you can take an annual pass which works out at $16.66 per month. Plus, the service is open to all: you don't need to have TSN as part of an existing TV package.

If you live in Canada and already subscribe to TSN, but aren't at home right now, you can still watch a Portugal vs Uruguay live stream by using a quality VPN like ExpressVPN.

How to watch the Portugal vs Uruguay live stream in the UK

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In the U.K., the Portugal vs Uruguay live stream will be available to watch for free on ITV, or you can stream online via ITV Hub. You will need a valid U.K. TV license in order to watch the game on TV or via online streaming. 

If you're not currently in the U.K. and have a valid TV license, you can still watch a Portugal vs Uruguay live stream by using one of the best VPN services, such as ExpressVPN

How to watch the Portugal vs Uruguay live stream in Australia

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Aussie soccer fans can watch the World Cup 2022 for free on SBS, including the Portugal vs Uruguay live stream. The free-to-air network is available on traditional TV or online by using SBS On-Demand.

Not in Australia right now? You can simply use a VPN to watch all the action on SBS as if you were back home. ExpressVPN is out top pick of the options out there.   

How to watch the Portugal vs Uruguay live stream in New Zealand

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Kiwis can access the Portugal vs Uruguay 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 of the World Cup 2022 by using one of the best VPN services, such as ExpressVPN

Portugal vs Uruguay preview

Cristiano Ronaldo and co. survived a late scare from Ghana to claim a 2-3 victory in their tournament opener. After all the controversy of recent weeks, Ronaldo, of course, got himself on the scoresheet for his country, netting twice before Rafel Leao scored what turned out to be the winner.

Uruguay were the better side in their game against South Korea, but lacked the firepower, despite having the likes of Luis Suarez, Darwin Nunez and Edinson Cavani upfront. Rodrigo Bentancour put in a good midfield performance, but they had to settle for a 0-0 draw.

This is only the second time these sides have met at a World Cup. In their first encounter, back in 2018, Uruguay knocked out Portugal at the last 16 stage, winning 2-1. They have also won 4 of their last 5 World Cup meetings with European opposition, while their opponents have won just once the last 9 times they have played teams from South America in football’s biggest competition.

A win would likely see Portugal through to the next round, although, depending on other results, they might need something from their final group match against South Korea. Uruguay really need a win to maintain any chance of progressing. Who can get the vital three points? Find out by watching the Portugal vs Uruguay live stream.

Portugal vs Uruguay team news

Portuguese left-back Nuno Mendes missed the match against Ghana with muscle issues but now makes his first start of the competition, while Otavio picked up a hamstring issue during the game and is not in tonight's squad. Danilo Pereira is also missing after fracturing his ribs in training.  

For Uruguay, the shock news is that Luis Suarez doesn't start, he will have to settle for a place on the bench with Darwin Nunez and Edinson Cavani up front. Barcelona defender Ronaldo Araujo is still recovering from thigh surgery and is still not even fit enough for the bench

Portugal: Diogo Costa, Cancelo, Dias, Pepe, Mendes, B. Silva, Neves, Carvahlo, Fernandes, Ronaldo, Felix.

Uruguay: Rochet, Coates, Godin, Giminez, Varela, Valverde, Vecino, Bentancur, Olivera, Nunez, Cavani.

World Cup 2022 Group H table

Group H standings as of 9 a.m. ET on Monday, Nov. 28. 

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Header Cell - Column 0 PLAYEDGDPOINTS
South Korea101
Ghana 1-10

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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.