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Bristol City v Watford live stream: how to watch the Championship wherever you are in the world

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Bristol City v Watford live stream, Sky Sports, Wednesday 25 October, 7.45pm GMT

Bristol City and Watford will both be looking to maintain their lofty positions in the Championship table when they go head-to-head on Wednesday.

Bristol City have won each of their last three games in the division and head into the midweek round of fixtures in third place. A hard-fought 1-0 victory over Derby at the weekend followed on from prior triumphs over Huddersfield and Cardiff. Dean Holden will not be getting carried away, though, and a meeting with Watford - the pre-season favourites to win the second-tier title - will be a test of his side’s play-off credentials.

City have failed to win half of their six home games so far this term, and have taken more points on their travels than at Ashton Gate. That is why Saturday’s slender success against struggling Derby will have pleased Holden, who took on the managerial reins in August following four seasons as the club’s assistant manager.

Watford are also unbeaten in their last three matches, although their 1-1 draw with QPR on Saturday denied them a third win on the bounce. The Hornets had beaten both Stoke and Coventry 3-2 in their previous two games, which suggests their goalscoring problems are over after a disappointing start to the season in front of goal. Watford certainly have ample firepower in their ranks, with Ismaila Sarr, Joao Pedro, Andre Gray and Troy Deeney all featuring against QPR.

Watford will hope to have Isaac Success available again sooner rather than later, but this match will come too early for the Nigerian. Gray and Pedro are both fit and were taken off against Rangers for tactical reasons, but Tom Cleverley and Christian Kabasele have been ruled out.

Bristol City will have to make do without Nathan Baker, Joseph Williams, Liam Walsh, Steven Sessegnon, Alfie Mawson and Andreas Weimann. 

Kick-off is at 7.45pm GMT and the game is being shown on Sky Sports Football and Sky Sports Main Event in the UK. See below for watching details where you are.

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Use a VPN to watch a Bristol City v Watford live stream from outside your country

If you’re on holiday or just simply out of the country, your domestic on-demand services won’t work – the broadcaster knows exactly where you are from your IP address. Your access to the game will be automatically blocked, which is annoying if you’ve paid a subscription fee and don't want to use an illegal, buffering stream that makes you miss another Jamie Vardy goal. And that's where we recommend ExpressVPN (more on which below). 

All you need to do is get a Virtual Private Network (VPN) to get beyond such aggravations (assuming it complies with your broadcaster’s T&Cs). A VPN creates a private connection between your device and the internet, meaning suppliers can’t work out where you are and what you’re doing. The info going to and from is entirely encrypted.

There are plenty of options out there, including: 

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How to watch a Premier League live stream in the UK

Sky Sports and BT Sport are the two main players once again, but Amazon also have a slice of the pie in 2019/20. 

If you don’t want to commit to a monthly contract, then NOW TV are currently offering up their Sky Sports Monthly Pass for just £9.99 (usual price £16.99) – it'll get you access to all of their Premier League and Football League offerings, including this game. Hurry, though: this offer ends at 23:59 BST on September 30. 

Find out more specific details on each of these offerings (and more below) with our handy guide

How to watch a Premier League live stream for US subscribers

NBC Sports and Telemundo are the Premier League rights holders (in English and Spanish respectively). The Premier League Pass will give you a few matches live to stream on-demand - all matches are free to watch the day after broadcast, though you'll need a TV sports package with a local provider to watch all games live - plus shows highlights, analysis and on-demand replays for $64.99. For a cheaper alternative, the Matchday Pass showcases 140 live games for $39.99.

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

How to watch a Premier League live stream for Canadian subscribers

DAZN subscribers can watch every single Premier League game in 2019/20 – 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. 

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

How to watch a Premier League live stream for Australian subscribers

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

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

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

Spark Sport are serving up all 380 games – plus various highlights and magazine shows throughout the week – for $19.99 a month, after a one-month trial. 

It's also available via web browsers, Apple/Android devices, Google Chromecast and some Samsung TVs; Apple TV and Smart TV compatibility should be coming later in the year. 

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

How to watch a Premier League live stream for Malaysian subscribers

Astro has secured Premier League rights for three seasons from 2019/20, and have every game available for viewing. 

How to watch a Premier League live stream for Singaporean subscribers

You can watch all matches live with Singtel's Sports Plus, with current non-contract deal from $49.90.

For tips on how to view when you're out of the country, scroll back up for our VPN offers. 

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