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West Ham United v Aston Villa live stream: How to watch the Premier League from anywhere in the world

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West Ham United v Aston Villa live stream, Sunday 13 March, 2pm GMT

Aston Villa will be looking to make it four wins on the bounce in the Premier League when they travel to West Ham on Sunday.

Steven Gerrard's side experienced a downturn between the end of December and the middle of February, winning only one of seven matches and leaving their manager with plenty to think about. Villa (opens in new tab) have roared back into form, though, beating Brighton (opens in new tab), Southampton (opens in new tab) and Leeds (opens in new tab) in consecutive games by an aggregate score of 9-0.

European football will probably be beyond them this term. Villa must finish in the top seven to qualify for continental competition, and they are currently nine points adrift of Tottenham (opens in new tab) in the Europa Conference League qualification spot. Regardless, Gerrard will still be keen to end the season strongly in order to generate some momentum for his first full campaign at the helm.

West Ham (opens in new tab) suffered a narrow 1-0 loss to Sevilla (opens in new tab) in the first leg of their Europa League last-16 tie on Thursday. There is still everything to play for in the return fixture, and David Moyes and his players will no doubt have half an eye on that upcoming encounter at the London Stadium.

Moyes will still want to care of business in the Premier League, though, and West Ham could do with a win to keep their top-four hopes alive after a slightly unfortunate 1-0 loss to Liverpool (opens in new tab) last weekend.

The Hammers are expected to be without Jarrod Bowen, while Vladimir Coufal is on his way back from a hernia. Angelo Ogbonna is still sidelined and the Ukraine international Andriy Yarmolenko has been given time off by the club.

Villa will have to make do without Marvelous Nakamba but Gerrard has no fresh injury concerns. He is likely to stick with the same XI that eased to victory over Leeds on Thursday, with Danny Ings and Ollie Watkins continuing up top together.

Kick-off is at 2pm GMT on Sunday 13 March. 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 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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ExpressVPN including a 30-day, money-back guarantee

FourFourTwo’s brainy office mates TechRadar (opens in new tab) 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! 

NordVPN with quality mobile and desktop apps

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.

Surfshark offers a great VPN at a fraction of the price

It's clear to see why Surfshark is top of TechRadar's best cheap VPN table – it combines an excellent product with bargain pricing, starting at £2/$2.50 a month!

UK TV rights

How to watch Premier League live streams for UK subscribers

UK VPN Premier League live streams

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 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 (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 (opens in new tab) 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 (opens in new tab) 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 (opens in new tab) 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 (opens in new tab) 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 (opens in new tab) 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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Greg Lea is a freelance football journalist who's filled in wherever FourFourTwo needs him since 2014. He became a Crystal Palace fan after watching a 1-0 loss to Port Vale in 1998, and once got on the scoresheet in a primary school game against Wilfried Zaha's Whitehorse Manor (an own goal in an 8-0 defeat).