Brighton vs Ajax live stream: How to watch Europa League group game online today, team news

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Two clubs having very different domestic seasons meet today in the Brighton vs Ajax live stream. With just 3 points between them, they could both do with a European victory though, as they battle to get out of  Europa League Group B  — and you can watch it from anywhere with a VPN.  

Brighton vs Ajax live stream, Date, Time, Channels

The Brighton vs Ajax live stream takes place today (Oct. 26)
Time: 8 p.m. BST /  3 p.m. ET / 12 p.m. PT / 5 a.m. AEDT (Oct. 27)
• U.S. — Watch on Paramount Plus
U.K. — Watch on TNT Sports
• Watch anywhere — try ExpressVPN 100% risk free

Brighton sit 7th in the Premier League, despite having lost their last 3 league games. That includes a shocking 6-1 defeat to Aston Villa. They opened their Europa League campaign with a 2-3 defeat at home to AEK Athens and a hard-fought 2-2 draw away to Marseille. The home fans would dearly love to see a first European victory for their club. They will have to do it without the highly-rated defender Pervis Estupinian though, who remains out injured. Solly March and Danny Welbeck are also on the injury list.

Ajax, by contrast, are a club in disarray. The perennial Dutch champions are 17th in the Eredivisie. Their problems were summed up in a calamitous 3-4 defeat away at Utrecht at the weekend. Adding to the sense of chaos is the fact that manager Maurice Steijn was sacked on Tuesday. Hedwiges Maduro is on caretaker duty for the 4-time European champions.

Here's how they line up:

Brighton: Jason Steele; Joel Veltman, Lewis Dunk, Jan Paul van Hecke, James Milner; Pascal Gross, Billy Gilmour; Simon Adingra, Ansu Fati, Kaoru Mitoma; Joao Pedro

Ajax: Diant Ramaj; Anton Gaaei, Jorrel Hato, Josip Sutalo, Borna Sosa; Steven Berghuis, Benjamin Tahirovic, Kenneth Taylor; Carlos Borges, Brian Brobbey, Steven Bergwijn

Can the Seagulls swoop in and take advantage, or will the Dutch side manage to get a new manager bounce? Read for all the best ways to watch Brighton vs Ajax live stream online – from wherever you are.

Brighton vs Ajax live stream for FREE

Lucky fans in the U.S. can watch the game live on Paramount Plus. Better still, new subscribers get a 7-day FREE trial. Subs costs from $5.99 a month thereafter.

Outside the U.S. right now? You can access your usual stream from anywhere with a good VPN. Details just below...   

How to watch the Brighton vs Ajax live stream wherever you are 

The Brighton vs Ajax 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 Paramount Plus or another service and watch the game.

How to watch the Brighton vs Ajax live stream in the U.S.

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Soccer fans in the U.S. can watch the Brighton vs Ajax live stream on Paramount Plus

We rank Paramount Plus as one of the best streaming services, and you can sign up for just $5.99 a month – although you will see ads. 

If you're a subscriber but aren't in the U.S. right now, you can watch the Brighton vs Ajax live stream by using a VPN such as ExpressVPN.

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How to watch the Brighton vs Ajax live stream in the U.K.

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TNT Sports has the Brighton vs Ajax live stream in the U.K., and you can watch it on TNT Sports 2 if you have a paid subscription. Coverage gets underway at 7:45 pm BST today. 

All sounds great, right? But if you're not in the U.K., you can still follow the Brighton vs Ajax live stream by using one of the best VPN services, such as ExpressVPN

How to watch the Brighton vs Ajax live stream in Canada

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Canadians can watch the Brighton vs Ajax live stream on DAZN

Sadly, DAZN no longer offers new customers a 30-day free-trial period, so you'll have to pay the $24.99 CAD per month fee, although you can save a little by buying annually ($199 CAD). DAZN, if you're unfamiliar, has apps on pretty much every single streaming platform you can think of. 

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 Brighton vs Ajax live stream in Australia

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Aussies can watch the Brighton vs Ajax live stream on Stan Sport. The streaming  service costs $15 on top of a regular Stan subscription, which is $10 after a 30-day free trial.

Stan users stuck abroad can use a VPN such as ExpressVPN to still access the service they already pay for.

How to watch the Brighton vs Ajax live stream in New Zealand

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New Zealanders can watch the Brighton vs Ajax live stream on BeIN Sports. $14.99 per month, or $149.99 for their annual pass. For new customers they offer a 7-day free trial so give that a whirl if you’re new. 

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

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.