Arsenal vs West Ham live stream: How to watch Premier League game online and for free, team news

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The Arsenal vs West Ham live stream will see the Gunners look to extend their excellent home record and keep the pressure on the EPL title rivals when they welcome the Hammers to the Emirates today — and you can watch it live from anywhere with a VPN.

Arsenal vs West Ham live stream, Date, Time, Channels

The Arsenal vs West Ham live stream takes place today (Dec 28).
Time: 8:15 p.m. GMT / 3:15 p.m. ET / 12:15 p.m. PT / 7:15 a.m. AEDT (Dec. 29)
• U.S. — Watch on Peacock
• U.K. — Watch on Prime Video
• Watch anywhere — try ExpressVPN 100% risk free

The busy Christmas period has arrived and just like last season Arsenal find themselves very much in the race for the title. The Gunners have not been blowing teams away like this did in the last campaign, but they have been exceptionally tight at the back. Summer signing Declan Rice has provided some extra support for the back four and the north London club have been incredibly difficult to break down. 

Rice will certainly want to impress against his former club, especially after starting on the bench in the Carabao Cup tie as West Ham secured an impressive 3-1 win over Arsenal. Jarrod Bowen and Mohammed Kudus both scored in that victory and have been in superb form in recent weeks. The forwards carry a serious goal threat and manager David Moyes will hope they can find some cracks in the Gunners defence. 

Here's how they line up: 

Arsenal XI: Raya, Saliba, White, Gabriel, Saka, Odegaard, Jesus, Martinelli, Trossard, Zinchenko, Rice.

Subs: Ramsdale, Nwaneri, Elneny, Nelson, Jorginho, Soares, Kiwior, Nketiah, Smith Rowe.

West Ham XI: Areola, Coufal, Ward-Prowse, Paqueta, Kudus, Mavropanos, Alvarez, Bowen, Ogbonna, Soucek, Emerson.

Subs: Fabianski, Cresswell, Johnson, Cornet, Fornals, Ings, Benrahma, Kehrer, Mubama.

Will Arsenal extend their unbeaten run at the Emirates or can the Hammers secure a second win this season over their London rivals? You can find out by watching an Arsenal vs West Ham live stream from anywhere with our guide down below.

Plus, make sure you don’t miss any of the EPL action by checking out our full how to watch Premier League live streams hub.

How to watch the Arsenal vs West Ham live stream wherever you are

The Arsenal 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 still 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 Peacock TV or another service to watch the game.

How to watch the Arsenal vs West Ham live stream in the U.S.

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Soccer fans in the U.S. can watch the Arsenal vs West Ham live stream on Peacock, NBC's streaming service. To tune in, you'll need to be signed up for either a Premium subscription ($5.99/month) or Premium Plus ($11.99/month, which also gets rid of some ads).

If you're outside of the U.S. but have one of these subscriptions, you can watch the Arsenal vs West Ham live stream by using a VPN such as ExpressVPN.


In addition to showing selected Premier League 23/24 live streams, Peacock also has a huge library of licensed content drawn from various brands. That includes shows like The Office, Suits, Law & Order and Real Housewives.

How to watch the Arsenal vs West Ham live stream in the U.K.

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This season, Amazon Prime Video is broadcasting 20 Premier League games in the U.K. and the Arsenal vs West Ham live stream is one of them. The full match will be streamed live exclusively for Amazon Prime subscribers and can be watched on any device that offers the Amazon Prime Video app.

Prime Video is available as part of the Amazon Prime membership, which costs £8.99 per month or £95 annually. You can also sign up for Prime Video on its own for £5.99 per month. New Prime subscribers get a free 30-day trial. 

If you’re outside the U.K. but have an Amazon Prime subscription, you can still watch the Arsenal vs West Ham live stream by using a VPN such as ExpressVPN.

How to watch the Arsenal vs West Ham live stream in Canada

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Canadians can watch the Arsenal vs West Ham live stream on Fubo, the home of Premier League soccer in Canada.

The Essentials plan 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 26% 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 Arsenal vs West Ham live stream in Australia

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Aussies can watch the Arsenal 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 Arsenal vs West Ham live stream in New Zealand

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Kiwis can access the Arsenal 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 $24.99 per week, $44.99 per month, or $449.99 per 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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