Omonia Nicosia v Manchester United live stream, match preview, team news and kick-off time for the Europa League clash

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Omonia Nicosia v Manchester United live stream and match preview, Thursday October 6, 5.45pm

Omonia Nicosia v Manchester United live stream and match preview

Looking for an Omonia Nicosia v Manchester United live stream? We've got you covered. 

Manchester United face a long trip to Cyprus to take on Neil Lennon’s Omonia Nicosia in the Europa League on Thursday. 

Erik ten Hag’s side were thrashed 6-3 by rivals Manchester City in the derby on Sunday, a result that brought them crashing back to earth after a good month.

The Dutchman was named manager of the month after overseeing four straight wins for the Red Devils to revive their Premier League form, but they were humbled by City as Erling Haaland and Phil Foden both scored hat-tricks.

Attention now turns to Europe, where United can’t afford any slip-ups after a defeat to Real Sociedad and win over Sheriff in their opening two games.

The three points earned so far left them joint-second, but a win is expected against the rock-bottom Cypriots, who are led by former Celtic manager Lennon.

Omonia fell to a 2-1 defeat to Sociedad last time out, after a 3-0 home loss to Sheriff in their opening game.

They earned back-to-back league wins over Enosis and Doxa ahead of the visit of their illustrious rivals, and sit fourth in the standings.

Manchester United are without injured defender Harry Maguire, while Raphael Varane was forced off with a knock in the defeat to City.

Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial both returned from absences in the derby.

Form

Omonia Nicosia: WWLLL

Manchester United: LWLWW

Stadium

Omonia Nicosia v Manchester United will be played at Tsirion Athlitiko Kentro. 

Other games

Sheriff v Real Sociedad kicks off at 5.45pm in the other Group E game. 

Kick-off and channel

Kick-off is at 5.45pm BST on Thursday October 6 and it is being shown on BT Sport 1 (opens in new tab) in the UK. See below for international broadcast options.

VPN guide

Use a VPN to watch Europa League football from outside your country

If you’re out of the country for a round of Champions 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.

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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UK TV rights

How to watch Premier League live streams in the UK

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Sky Sports (opens in new tab) and BT Sport (opens in new tab) are the two main players once again, but Amazon (opens in new tab) also have a slice of the pie in 2022/23. 

US TV rights

How to watch Premier League live streams for US subscribers

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NBC Sports Group are the Premier League rights holders, with the Peacock Premium (opens in new tab) 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

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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

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Optus Sport will screen every game of the Premier League season. Non-subscribers can access the action 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 League live stream for New Zealand subscribers

New Zealand VPN Premier League live streams

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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.

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

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