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Liverpool v Burnley live stream: How to watch the Premier League from anywhere in the world

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Liverpool v Burnley live stream, BT Sport, Saturday 21 August, 12:30pm BST

Liverpool will be looking to make it two wins from two at the start of the Premier League season when they face Burnley in the early kick-off on Saturday.

Jurgen Klopp's side eased to a 3-0 victory over Norwich last weekend. It was a convincing performance from the Reds, and while the newly promoted team had their moments at Carrow Road, Liverpool's superior quality ultimately told. Mohamed Salah was the star of the show, scoring once and providing the assists for goals scored by Diogo Jota and Roberto Firmino.

Jota got the nod over Firmino from the start last Saturday, with Salah and Sadio Mane deployed either side of the Portugal international. We could see all four players start this weekend, with Klopp no doubt considering a switch to a 4-2-3-1 formation with Firmino stationed behind Jota.

Perhaps the best news from last weekend was Virgil van Dijk's successful return to the Liverpool side in a competitive fixture. The Dutchman got 90 minutes under his belt and came through the game unscathed. With a fully fit Van Dijk in the side, Liverpool should be a much stronger force this season.

Burnley were beaten by Brighton in their opening game, despite taking an early lead through James Tarkowski. The Clarets had several chances to move further clear of their opponents, but profligacy inside the penalty area kept the scoreline at 1-0. Brighton then scored two quick-fire goals in the second half to turn the match on its head and leave Burnley empty-handed.

Sean Dyche will have to make do without Dale Stephens and Kevin Long for Saturday's trip to Merseyside. Burnley won their last visit here, ending Liverpool's 68-game unbeaten run at Anfield in the process.

Andy Robertson is out for a few weeks with an ankle injury, but Curtis Jones could be fit enough for a place on the Liverpool bench. Jordan Henderson may join him there, while Thiago Alcantara could be in line for a starting berth.

Kick-off is at 12:30pm BST and the game is being shown live on BT Sport 1 the UK.

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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 Steve Bruce’s extra-red face 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 for UK subscribers

UK VPN Premier League live streams

Sky Sports and BT Sport are the two main players once again, but Amazon 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 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

Canada VPN Premier League live streams

DAZN 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 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 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 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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