Crystal Palace v Burnley live stream, Saturday 26 February, 3pm GMT
Burnley will be looking to maintain their fine run of form when they do battle with Crystal Palace on Saturday afternoon.
Back-to-back victories over Brighton (opens in new tab) and Tottenham (opens in new tab) have moved Sean Dyche’s side to within two points of safety. It has been a fantastic turnaround from Burnley (opens in new tab), whose survival prospects looked grim a few weeks ago. The Clarets have lost only one of their last six matches in the Premier League, and even that defeat by Liverpool (opens in new tab) was unfortunate given the strength of their performance on the day.
Dyche will be most pleased with his team’s solidity of late. Burnley have kept four clean sheets in their last half-dozen games, including an impressive shut-out against Spurs in midweek. Only six teams in the division have conceded fewer goals than Burnley this season.
Crystal Palace (opens in new tab) returned to winning ways in midweek, as a two-goal salvo from Wilfried Zaha helped them to a 4-1 victory over Roy Hodgson’s Watford (opens in new tab). It was important for Palace to pick up all three points at Vicarage Road having failed to win any of their previous six league outings.
There is still room for improvement, though, and Patrick Vieira will be hoping his side show a clinical edge against Burnley after failing to find the back of the net in two of their last three games.
Palace will be unable to call upon the services of Vicente Guaita, Nathan Ferguson and Joel Ward. Nathaniel Clyne will continue at right-back in the latter’s absence, while Michael Olise is likely to get the nod ahead of Jordan Ayew in the front three.
Burnley will have to make do without Matej Vydra and Johann Berg Gudmundsson, while Maxwel Cornet and Charlie Taylor are facing a battle to be fit in time. Ashley Westwood is in line to return following a bout of Covid-19.
Kick-off is at 3pm GMT on Saturday 26 February. See below for international broadcast options.
Subscribe to FourFourTwo today (opens in new tab) and save over a third on standard price.
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.
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:
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.
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 (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
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
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
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.
Thank you for reading 5 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access
Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1
*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription
Join now for unlimited access
Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1
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).
Get the best features, fun and footballing frolics straight to your inbox every week.
Thank you for signing up to Four Four Two. You will receive a verification email shortly.
There was a problem. Please refresh the page and try again.