West Ham vs Crystal Palace is a London derby that pitches two closely matched teams against each other — and you can watch it from anywhere with a VPN (opens in new tab).
Although they currently sit a below-par 13th, David Moyes will not be too disappointed with some of the performances from his side. Narrow defeats to Liverpool and Manchester United are understandable and not disastrous as long as the Hammers continue to beat the teams around them and enjoy themselves in Europe. This home clash against Crystal Palace definitely falls into winnable game territory especially as West Ham are undefeated in their last four games against Palace. The East London side have struggled for goals but have been pretty stingy at the back, having not conceded more than two in any domestic game this season. However, a major part of that successful back-line, goalkeeper Lukas Fabianski went off injured last time out and will be touch and go for this fixture.
Patrick Viera’s Crystal Palace will be happy sitting in 10th place after twelve games, especially having had such difficult opening fixtures. Despite sitting halfway up the table, the Eagles have not won consecutive league games all season and will be keen to address that with victory at the London Stadium. The spread of goals will also worry Patrick Viera, Wilfried Zaha and Odsonne Edouard have nine league goals between them but no other Palace player has hit more than two. Edouard actually scored the last time these sides met but couldn’t help Palace from slipping to a 3-2 defeat at Selhurst Park. Edouard is still recovering from a knock whilst Cheick Doucoure and James McArthur are injured.
Clashes between West Ham and Crystal Palace have traditionally been exciting affairs and the last three meetings between the two sides have averaged 4.5 goals, making the West Ham vs Crystal Palace live stream a thriller not to be missed.
Here's how they line up:
West Ham: Fabianski, Zouma, Dawson, Kehrer, Cresswell, Soucek, Rice, Paqueta, Benrahma, Bowen, Scamacca.
Crystal Palace: Guaita, Guehi, Andersen, Mitchell, Clyne, Schlupp, Doucoure, Olise, Ayew, Eze, Zaha.
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How to watch the West Ham vs Crystal Palace live stream wherever you are
The West Ham vs Crystal Palace 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 (opens in new tab), 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 (opens in new tab) 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 (opens in new tab) 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 or another service and watch the game.
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How to watch the West Ham vs Crystal Palace live stream in the US
Soccer fans in the U.S. can watch the West Ham vs Crystal Palace live stream on USA and on the NBC Sports (opens in new tab) website with a valid login. USA is available with most cable TV packages.
For cord-cutters, one option is Sling TV (opens in new tab). The Sling Blue package costs just $35 per month and comes with more than 30 channels including USA.
Or you could go for Fubo.TV (opens in new tab). Its Pro Plan costs $70 per month but gives you 121 channels, including USA, 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 West Ham vs Crystal Palace live stream by using a VPN such as ExpressVPN (opens in new tab).
Sling TV (opens in new tab) offers two packages, both of which cost $35 a month. The Sling Blue plan comes with 30-plus channels, including NBC, NBCSN and USA.
If you love sports, you might want to check out Fubo.TV (opens in new tab). It's got a 7-day free trial so you don't need to pay up front and has dozens of sports channels, including NBCSN and USA.
How to watch the West Ham vs Crystal Palace live stream in Canada
Canadians can watch the West Ham vs Crystal Palace live stream on Fubo.TV (opens in new tab), the new home of Premier League soccer in Canada.
That's a change from last season, where the action was on DAZN, and it also results in a slightly higher price of CAN$24.99 where DAZN was $20. That's for the Essentials plan, which gets you all Premier League matches, all Serie A matches plus 29 channels including BeINSports and MLB Network. The $39.99 Premium plan adds 20 entertainment channels and more on top of that.
Canadians stuck abroad that still want their low-price alternative can use a VPN such as ExpressVPN (opens in new tab) to trick their streaming device into thinking it's back in the great white north.
How to watch the West Ham vs Crystal Palace live stream in the UK
West Ham vs Crystal Palace kicks off at 2 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 Crystal Palace) 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 (opens in new tab).
Highlights will of course be shown on Match of the Day, which is scheduled for 10.25 p.m. BST and available via the BBC iPlayer (opens in new tab).
How to watch the West Ham vs Crystal Palace live stream in Australia
Aussies can watch the West Ham vs Crystal Palace live stream on Optus Sport (opens in new tab), 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 West Ham vs Crystal Palace stream in New Zealand
Kiwis can access the West Ham vs Crystal Palace live stream via Sky Sport (opens in new tab). 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 $19.99/week / $39.99/month or $399/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 (opens in new tab).