The Reims vs Paris Saint Germain live stream today means that it's finally Messi time for PSG. Football fans across the globe have been waiting for Lionel Messito make his debut for the Parisian side.
PSG are currently top of the Ligue 1 table after three straight victories, but the excitement surrounding this match has nothing to do with seeing if the side can continue their winning streak.
Leo Messi's arrival at the Parc des Princes was the talk of the footballing world this summer. The iconic player was forced to leave Barcelona, his boyhood club, after they were unable to re-sign him due to financial constraints. The Argentine forward instead opted to sign for PSG and until now hasn't pulled on a shirt and taken to the pitch for his new club.
That's changing, as after a couple of weeks of training with the squad Messi is ready to feature against Reims. In fact, Messi, Kylian Mbappe and Neymar are all listed in the 22-man squad making the trip to Reims. For Neymar, it will be his first appearance of the season, too. Mbappe and Neymar get the start; Messi begins the match on the bench.
Reims will face an uphill battle to take anything from this match. The club have started the season with three straight draws and while they'll look to cause an upset and spoil the party atmosphere, it's likely that PSG's all-star team will prove too much to handle.
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Here's how the teams line up in today's Ligue 1 clash.
PSG: Navas, Diallo, Marquinhos, Kehrer, Hakimi, Verratti, Gueye, Wijnaldum, Neymar, Mbappe, di Maria
Reims: Rajkovic, Gravillon, Faes, Abdelhamid, Foket, Munetsi, Cassama, Lopy, Kebbal, Mbuku, Toure
Make sure you don't miss a moment of Messi's PSG debut by watching a Reims vs Paris Saint Germain live stream — and we'll show you how to do that below. And don't forget to check out our how to watch Premier League 21/22 hub if you want to catch some top-flight English football this weekend as well.
How to watch the Reims vs Paris Saint Germain live stream wherever you are
The Reims vs Paris Saint Germain 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 NBC, Peacock or another service and watch the game.
How to watch the Reims vs Paris Saint Germain live stream in the US
Soccer fans in the U.S. can watch the Reims vs Paris Saint Germain live stream on beIN Sports and on beIN Sports Connect with a valid cable login. You can also watch from the beIN Sports Connect app available on Android, iOS and Roku.
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. However, you will need to spend an extra $11 a month for the Sports Extra package in order to get access to beIN Sports. Right now Sling is offering a 30-day trial for the bargain price of $10.
Fubo.TV is another option. This costs $65 per month but gives you more than 117 channels, including beIN Sports, 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 Reims vs Paris Saint Germain live stream by using a VPN such as ExpressVPN.
Sling TV offers two packages, both of which cost $35 a month. The Sling Blue plan comes with 30-plus channels. To access beIN Sports you'll need to pay an extra $11 a month for the Sports Extra package. Sling is currently offering $25 dollars off the first month.
How to watch the Reims vs Paris Saint Germain live stream in Canada
Canadians can watch the Reims vs Paris Saint Germain live stream on beIN Sports or via beIN Connect with valid cable credentials. Cord cutters in Canada can watch the game through Fubo.TV and there's even a 7-day free trial so you don't need to pay upfront.
Canadians stuck abroad that still want to watch the match 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 Reims vs Paris Saint Germain live stream in the UK
BT Sport has the Reims vs Paris Saint Germain live stream in the U.K., the sports network currently holds the exclusive rights to broadcast every Ligue 1 game in the U.K.
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.
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 Reims vs Paris Saint Germain live stream by using one of the best VPN services, such as ExpressVPN.
How to watch the Reims vs Paris Saint Germain live stream in Australia
Aussies can watch the Reims vs Paris Saint Germain live stream on Kayo Sport. Kayo can be accessed via a dedicated mobile or tablet app, and also on Chromecast and Apple TV — plus it costs a very reasonable $25 AUD per month for the basic package. A premium subscription is also available for $35 AUD per month, but it's not necessary to access the Reims vs Paris Saint Germain live stream.
There's also a 14-day free trial available if you want to try the service before committing to a subscription.
Not in Australia right now? You can simply use a VPN to watch all the action on your Kayo account, as if you were back home.
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