Manchester City vs Crystal Palace live stream, Saturday 27 August, 3pm
Manchester City will be looking to bounce back from two dropped points last weekend when they host Crystal Palace on Saturday afternoon.
Pep Guardiola's side were involved in a thrilling encounter on matchday three, sharing the spoils with Newcastle after a pulsating 3-3 draw. City were in cruise control with 15 minutes on the clock, but the Magpies fought back to take a 2-1 lead before half-time.
They then extended their advantage thanks to a magnificent Kieran Trippier free-kick shortly after the restart, before City responded with strikes from Erling Haaland and Bernardo Silva to avoid defeat.
It was the first time the champions have dropped points this term, and they will be looking to get back on track this weekend. Curiously, City flew to Barcelona for a friendly in midweek, but that is unlikely to have too big an impact on this match given that Palace were also in action in the League Cup on Tuesday.
Patrick Vieira's team were one of three sides to avoid defeat by City in both Premier League meetings in 2021/22. A 0-0 draw at Selhurst Park followed a superb 2-0 triumph at the Etihad Stadium last December, as goals from Wilfried Zaha and Conor Gallagher inflicted an unlikely defeat on City in front of their own fans.
Palace showed in their recent 1-1 draw with Liverpool that they have the speed and quality on the counter-attack to cause problems to the biggest teams in the division, so this will by no means be a straightforward assignment for Guardiola and co.
City will have to make do without Nathan Ake, Aymeric Laporte and teenager Luke Mbete-Tabu, but Kalvin Phillips and Jack Grealish could be fit enough to make the bench.
Palace have no fresh injuries to deal with, but they remain without the quartet of Nathan Ferguson, Jack Butland, James Tomkins and James McArthur.
Kick-off is at 3pm BST on Saturday 27 August. See below for international broadcast options.
Use a VPN to watch Premier league football from outside your country
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 the action without resorting to illegal feeds you’ve found on Reddit.
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UK TV rights
How to watch Premier League live streams for UK subscribers
US TV rights
How to watch Premier League live streams for US subscribers
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
Based in Canada? The way to watch Premier League football in 2022/23 is fuboTV, which has exclusive rights to all the action.
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
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
Sky Sport are serving up all 380 games – plus various highlights and magazine shows throughout the week, as well as the Champions League.
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.
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