Tottenham had emerged from a mid-season slump but suffered a post-Boxing Day humbling, while Bournemouth have probably been the Premier League's best team for nearly six weeks — and you can watch it live from anywhere with a VPN today.
The teams are in and Spurs make two changes as Giovani Lo Celso and Rodrigo Bentancur come in for and Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg and the suspended Dejan Kulusevski. Son Heung-min plays likely his final Premier League game before joining South Korea at the Asian Cup, with Brennan Johnson keeping his spot in the starting XI. Pedro Porro, Emerson Royal, Ben Davies and Destiny Udogie complete the back four. Richarlison starts up front.
Bournemouth make two changes as Lewis Cook returns from injury and winger Luis Sinisterra recalled, with Alex Scott and Antoine Semenyo dropping to the bench. In-form Dominic Solanke continues to lead the line as he seeks a goal in his eighth successive game, with Marcus Tavernier, Justin Kluivert, Ryan Christie and Adam Smith all in from the off. Phil Billing is among the substitutes.
Tottenham had seemed to have overcome their midseason malaise of five games without a win, but their 4-2 defeat at Brighton on Thursday night – in which they were 4-0 down after the hour mark – was a big step backwards. Cristian Romero has joined Micky van der Ven in the treatment room, meaning center-back is a big area of concern, while James Maddison's absence remains keenly felt. They will also soon lose captain Son Heung-min to the Asian Cup, as well as Sarr and Bissouma to the Africa Cup of Nations.
It may have taken Bournemouth until October 28 to record their first win of the season, but the Cherries have more than made up for lost time. Andoni Iraola's side have picked up 23 points from 27 available – including a 3-0 destruction of Manchester United at Old Trafford – to put them knocking on the door of the top half of the table. The Basque boss' high-pressing style has clicked, with 12-goal centre-forward Dominic Solanke in red-hot form.
Bournemouth managed to pull off a surprise at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium last season and will hope to continue their stunning recent form. Be sure to watch a Tottenham vs Bournemouth live stream today to find out what happens. Plus, make sure you don’t miss any of the EPL action by checking out how to watch Premier League live streams.
How to watch the Tottenham vs Bournemouth live stream wherever you are
The Tottenham vs Bournemouth 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 Sling or another service and watch the game.
How to watch the Tottenham vs Bournemouth live stream in the U.S.
Soccer fans in the U.S. can watch the Tottenham vs Bournemouth live stream on the USA Network, which is available with most cable TV packages.
Not got cable? For cord-cutters, one option is Sling TV. The Sling Blue package is priced from $40 per 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 included 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 Tottenham vs Bournemouth live stream by using a VPN such as ExpressVPN.
Can you watch the Tottenham vs Bournemouth live stream in the U.K.?
Unfortunately, there will be no Tottenham vs Bournemouth 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 Tottenham vs Bournemouth live stream in Canada
Canadians can watch the Tottenham vs Bournemouth live stream on Fubo, the home of Premier League soccer in Canada.
The Essentials plan with DAZN 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 40% 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 who 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 Tottenham vs Bournemouth live stream in Australia
Aussies can watch the Tottenham vs Bournemouth 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 Tottenham vs Bournemouth live stream in New Zealand
Kiwis can access the Tottenham vs Bournemouth 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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Andy Murray is an award-winning sports writer and columnist. A fluent Spanish speaker and former semi-professional footballer, he was senior staff writer of world-leading football magazine FourFourTwo for seven years and continues to write and edit for them, national newspapers, websites and Premier League clubs. He is not a famous tennis player.