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Arsenal vs Crystal Palace live stream: How to watch the Premier League from anywhere in the world

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Arsenal vs Crystal Palace live stream, Monday 18 October, 8pm BST

There will be two former Arsenal captains on the Emirates Stadium touchline on Monday, as Patrick Vieira takes his Crystal Palace side to north London.

Vieira had left Arsenal by the time the club moved to the Emirates in 2006, but it will still feel as if he is returning home. The Frenchman is guaranteed to receive a warm reception from the home fans, who will use this as an opportunity to celebrate Vieira’s considerable contributions to the most successful period in the club’s history. Once the whistle blows, though, it will be down to business for both the Arsenal fans and the Crystal Palace boss.

Mikel Arteta recently won the Premier League’s Manager of the Month award for September, having guided his team to three consecutive wins. That run was ended by a 0-0 draw with Brighton before the international break. 

Arsenal were disappointing at the Amex Stadium, spending much of the match on the back foot as Brighton dictated proceedings. Arteta will have been pleased by his team’s defensive solidity, but Arsenal will need to improve going forward if they are to secure a top-six finish this term.

Indeed, putting the ball in the back of the net has been a problem up to now. Arsenal have scored only five goals in their opening seven games. That is the joint-second worst tally in the division, with last-placed Norwich the only side to have found the back of the net less often. It is an issue of creation as well as conversion, with the Gunners still lacking guile and invention in the final third.

Palace will look to make life difficult for Arsenal on Monday by setting up in a well-organised defensive shape. Vieira encourages his players to push up the pitch and play on the front foot where possible, but we could see the counter-attacking side to Palace’s game come to the fore here. Wilfried Zaha will be key in that regard, while Michael Olise could get the nod ahead of Jordan Ayew on the right.

Kick-off is at 8pm BST on Monday 18 October, and UK viewers can watch it on Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Ultra HD. See below for international broadcast options.

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VPN guide

Use a VPN to watch Premier league football from outside your country

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If you’re out of the country for a round of Premier League fixtures, then annoyingly your domestic on-demand services won’t work – the broadcaster knows where you are because of your IP address (boo!). You'll be blocked from watching it, which is not ideal if you’ve paid up for a subscription and still want to catch Steve Bruce’s extra-red face without resorting to illegal feeds you’ve found on Reddit.

But assistance is on hand. To get around that, all you have to do is get a Virtual Private Network (VPN), assuming it complies with your broadcaster’s T&Cs. A VPN creates a private connection between your device and t'internet, meaning the service can’t work out where you are and won't automatically block the service you've paid for. All the info going between is entirely encrypted – and that's a result.

There are plenty of good-value options out there, including:

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ExpressVPN including a 30-day, money-back guarantee

FourFourTwo’s brainy office mates TechRadar love its super speedy connections, trustworthy security and the fact it works with Android, Apple, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, PS4 and loads more. You also get a money-back guarantee, 24/7 support and it's currently available for a knockdown price. Go get it! 

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A cheaper option and almost ExpressVPN's equal when it comes to quality, too. A single subscription covers six connections, so you can use it on mobile, laptop, streaming devices and more, all at the same time.

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UK TV rights

How to watch Premier League live streams for UK subscribers

UK VPN Premier League live streams

Sky Sports and BT Sport are the two main players once again, but Amazon also have a slice of the pie in 2021/22. 

US TV rights

How to watch Premier League live streams for US subscribers

USA VPN Premier League live streams

NBC Sports Group are the Premier League rights holders, with the Peacock Premium streaming platform showing even more than the 175 games it aired last season, with other matches split between NBCSN channel, CNBC and the over-the-air NBC broadcast channel. If you pick up a fuboTV subscription for the games not on Peacock Premium, you'll be able to watch every game.

Head back to our VPN advice so you can take advantage when you're out of the country. 

Canada TV rights

How to watch Premier League live streams for Canadian subscribers

Canada VPN Premier League live streams

DAZN subscribers can watch every single Premier League game in 2021/22 – and it gets better. After a one-month free trial, you'll only have to pay a rolling $20-a-month fee, or make it an annual subscription of $150.

The broadcaster also has all the rights to Champions League and Europa League games in Canada, too.

Want in while you're out of Canada? Scroll back up and check out the VPN offers above. 

Australia TV rights

How to watch Premier League live streams for Australian subscribers

Australia VPN Premier League live streams

Optus Sport are offering every game of the Premier League season for just $14.99/month for non-subscribers, which you can get via a Fetch TV box and other friendly streaming devices.

To take advantage while you're not Down Under, follow the VPN advice towards the top of this page. 

New Zealand TV rights

How to watch a Premier League live stream for New Zealand subscribers

New Zealand VPN Premier League live streams

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Spark Sport are serving up all 380 games – plus various highlights and magazine shows throughout the week, as well as the Champions League – for $24.99 a month, after a seven-day free trial. 

It's also available via web browsers, Apple/Android devices, Google Chromecast and some Samsung TVs, and Apple TV and Smart TV compatibility new for this season.

Check out our VPN deals to watch when you’re not in New Zealand.

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