Poland v Slovakia live stream, ITV, Monday 14 June, 5pm BST
Poland and Slovakia will kick-start their Euro 2020 campaigns when they go head-to-head on Monday.
Poland were tipped as potential dark horses to win the 2018 World Cup, but Robert Lewandowski and co. crashed out in the group stage. They will be looking to do much better this time around, and the fact that as many as three teams could advance from Group E plays into their hands.
Poland qualified for Euro 2020 in style, winning eight and drawing one of their 10 matches to finish top of their group. There has been a change in the dugout since then, however, with Paulo Sousa having taken the reins earlier this year. The Portuguese is a flexible manager who could opt for a 3-5-2 or a 4-4-2 formation on Monday, and we could well see his side employ both systems as the tournament goes on.
Needless to say, Lewandowski is the key player in this Poland team. The man hotly tipped to win last year's Ballon d'Or - before Covid did its thing and forced it to be cancelled - will lead the line this evening, flanked by key creator Piotr Zielinski and the lively Kamil Jozwiak of Derby Country, one of three English-based players in the starting 11 along with Southampton's Jan Bednarek and Leeds' Mateusz Klich.
Slovakia have reached the last 16 in their two previous tournament appearances. That will be the target again here, with Marek Hamsik as integral to their chances of doing so as ever. The 33-year-old attacking midfielder is heavily relied upon for invention in a team that takes a methodical approach, with the lack of a proven goalscorer a major issue.
Still, Slovakia can be tough to break down and they will have no qualms with packing men behind the ball against Poland. If Sousa’s side are unable to find their rhythm, Slovakia could spring a surprise in Saint Petersburg.
Kick-off is at 5pm BST and the game is being shown on ITV/ITV Hub. See below for watching details where you are.
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How to watch a Euro 2020 live stream for UK subscribers
Euro 2020 matches will be broadcast live by the BBC and ITV.
The BBC is showing two of Wales' group games and the huge England vs Scotland clash, with ITV set to show two each of England and Scotland's group games.
How to watch a Euro 2020 live stream for US subscribers
Cord-cutters are in luck, too, as you can get both channels without having an expensive cable package. Of the many options, the best for soccer fans wanting to watch a Euro 2020 live stream is fuboTV.
It's a complete end-to-end cable replacement service, which offers ESPN, ABC and over 120 other channels on plans starting from $64.99 a month - and you can take up a FREE FuboTV trial offer.
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How to watch a Euro 2020 live stream for Canadian subscribers
Soccer fans with a cable subscription can watch a Euro 2020 live stream on TSN and French-language channel TVA Sports.
Better still, these channels will let you watch matches online, too - either by registering with details of your pay TV provider, or by signing up for a standalone streaming package.
The TSN Direct streaming service can be had from just $7.99 a day or (much better value) $19.99 a month and can be purchased by anyone.
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And don't forget that a VPN is the way to get a Euro 2020 live stream if you're away from Canada during the tournament.
How to watch a Euro 2020 live stream for Australian subscribers
In Australia, there's only one place to tune into Euro 2020, with Optus Sport set to show all 51 matches of the tournament.
Optus coverage can be streamed via mobile and tablet with the channel's app, while cord-cutters can also access the service on Fetch TV, Chromecast or Apple TV.
And if you leave Oz at any point during the tournament, simply use a VPN to tune in as normal - scroll up for more information.
How to watch a Euro 2020 live stream for New Zealand subscribers
The official broadcaster for Euro 2020 in New Zealand is Sky Sport, which is available as part of a range of pay TV packages.
Subscribers can watch online using the country's Sky Go service, while cord-cutters and anyone else can try the Sky Sport Now streaming-only platform - where a weekly pass costs just $19.99.
Anyone in New Zealand from abroad or vice-versa can use a VPN as outlined above.
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