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West Ham vs Burnley live stream and how to watch Premier League 21/22 game online

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The West Ham vs Burnley live stream will see the Hammers fighting for the final Champions League qualification place while Burnley are still hoping to avoid relegation — albeit without a manager in place.

West Ham vs Burnley live stream date, time, channels

The West Ham vs Burnley live stream takes place today (Sunday, April 17).
Time 2.15 p.m. BST / 9.15 a.m. ET / 6.15 a.m. PT
• U.S. — Watch on Peacock (requires Premium or Premium Plus subscription)
• Watch anywhere — try ExpressVPN 100% risk free

The big news for Burnley ahead of this game is that they've sacked boss Sean Dyche after nearly a decade in charge. He was the longest-serving manager in the Premier League and his departure comes with just eight games left for the Clarets to secure their top-flight status. 

A midweek triumph over Everton seemed like a platform from which to kick on and potentially secure Premier League survival, but a subsequent defeat to bottom-of-the-table Norwich has left them four points from safety and ultimately cost the popular Dyche his job. Under-23s coach Mike Jackson, academy director Paul Jenkins, Under-23s goalkeeping coach Connor King and club captain Ben Mee will take charge of the team for the West Ham game.

West Ham, meanwhile, are in a very different place having just reached a European semi-final for the first time in 46 years. The Hammers beat Lyon 3-0 in the Europa League on Thursday to triumph 4-1 on aggregate and will now face Eintracht Frankfurt for a place in the final.

A win in that competition could be West Ham's best chance of reaching the Champions League next year, because their odds of claiming the much-coveted Premier League fourth-placed slot are looking fairly slim. Last weekend’s defeat to Brentford was a slip that they couldn’t afford to make, and nothing but three points against Burnley will suffice. 

Here's how they line up: 

West Ham: Fabianski, Cresswell, Dawson, Diop, Johnson, Rice, Lanzini, Vlasic, Bowen, Soucek, Antonio

Burnley: Pope, Lowton, Taylor, Collins, Tarkowski, Cork, McNeil, Westwood, Rodriguez, Cornet, Weghorst

Neither side can afford to lose this game but for very different reasons. Find out how this one plays out by watching the West Ham vs Burnley live stream, and we will show you how below. Plus, make sure you don’t miss a game this season with our how to watch Premier League 21/22 hub. 

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

The West Ham vs Burnley 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.

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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 NBCSN, Peacock or another service and watch the game.

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How to watch the West Ham vs Burnley live stream in the US

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Soccer fans in the U.S. can watch the West Ham vs Burnley live stream on Peacock, NBC's streaming service. To tune in, you'll need to be signed up for either a Premium subscription ($4.99/month) or Premium Plus ($9.99/month, which also gets rid of ads. 

If you're outside of the U.S. but still have the right Peacock subscription, you can watch the West Ham vs Burnley live stream by using a VPN such as ExpressVPN.

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In addition to showing selected Premier League 21/22 live streams, Peacock also has huge library of licensed content drawn from various brands. That includes shows like 30 Rock, The Voice, Battlestar Galactica, Law & Order: SVU and This Is Us.

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

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Canadians can watch the West Ham vs Burnley live stream on DAZN

Sadly, DAZN no longer offers new customers a 30-day free-trial period, so you'll have to pay the $20 CAD per month fee, although you can save a little by buying annually ($150 CAD). DAZN, if you're unfamiliar, has apps on every single streaming platform there is.

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 West Ham vs Burnley live stream in the UK

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West Ham vs Burnley kicks off at 2.15 p.m. BST in the U.K., but the game isn't one of those being shown on any of the usual providers — Sky Sports, BT Sport and Amazon Prime.

If, however, you're an American or Canadian (or from any other country with a legitimate live stream service for West Ham vs Burnley) and are only in the U.K. temporarily, you can still watch services from your home country. All you'll need is one of the best VPN services, like ExpressVPN

Highlights will also be shown available on the Sky Sports website and app, and on Match of the Day, which is scheduled for 10.20 PM BST and available via the BBC iPlayer.

How to watch the West Ham vs Burnley live stream in Australia

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Aussies can watch the West Ham vs Burnley 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 — plus it costs a very reasonable $14.99 AUD per month. An Annual Pass is also available for $139 AUD/year, but a current offer knocks that back to a bargain $99 AUD.

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 West Ham vs Burnley live stream in New Zealand

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Kiwis can access the West Ham vs Burnley live stream via Spark Sport, which costs $24.99 NZD per month. Bear in mind, though, that there's currently a seven-day free trial so you can check it out for the start of the season and see how you like it.

Spark is available via web browsers plus loads of streaming devices including Chromecast and Apple TV, so there's no shortage of ways to watch it.

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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Rory Mellon

Rory is a Deals Editor at Tom’s Guide based in the UK. He covers a wide range of topics but with a particular focus on deals, gaming and streaming. When he’s not scouring retailers for PS5 restock or writing hot takes on the latest gaming hardware and streaming shows, he can be found attending music festivals and being thoroughly disappointed by his terrible football team.