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Netherlands v Ukraine live stream: How to watch Euro 2020 wherever you are in the world

Netherlands v Ukraine live stream
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Netherlands v Ukraine live stream, ITV, Sunday 13 June, 8pm BST

The Netherlands will be looking to get their Euro 2020 campaign off to a winning start when they face Ukraine on Monday.

This will be the Oranje’s first tournament game since the 2014 World Cup, following their failure to qualify for Euro 2016 and the World Cup in Russia three years ago. Those were low points for the national team, but there are signs that the Dutch are on the rise again: they are through to the Nations League Finals, which will be held later this year, and qualified for Euro 2020 reasonably comfortably.

Yet there is also a sense that the Netherlands would have been better off had this summer’s competition not been delayed for a year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Ronald Koeman was due to take charge last summer, but the postponement coincided with him joining Barcelona

Frank de Boer, his replacement, is widely considered to be an inferior coach, having struggled to impress in his last three jobs. Moreover, Virgil van Dijk is out with a knee injury and will be a big loss.

Ukraine, on the other hand, are feeling optimistic. Group C does not look like the most difficult to get out of, even before you consider that four of the best third-place finishers will advance to the knockout phase alongside the group winners and runners-up. Ruslan Malinovskyi, Oleksandr Zinchenko and Roman Stepanov form a well-balanced midfield trio, while Andriy Yarmolenko and Viktor Tsyhankov will offer a threat from the flanks.

It is still unclear which formation the Netherlands will opt for here. De Boer has tended to favour a 3-5-2 set-up, but most people back home would rather see a more traditional 4-3-3. Donny van de Beek has been ruled out of the tournament through injury, so expect Marten de Roon to start with Frenkie de Jong and Georginio Wijnaldum in midfield.

Kick-off is at 8pm BST and the game is being shown on ITV/ITV Hub. See below for watching details where you are.

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If you’re out of the country for any Euro 2020 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 still want to catch Harry Kane's in-swinging corners 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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How to watch a Euro 2020 live stream for UK subscribers

UK VPN Euro 2020 live stream

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

USA VPN Euro 2020 live stream

ESPN and ABC are the Euro 2020 rights holders. If you have them as part of a cable package, you'll be able to stream games directly through the ESPN website and the ABC website

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

Another great option is Sling TV, whose Sling Orange package features ESPN channels for just $35 a month - check out Sling and make a saving on your first month. New or existing subscribers to US streaming services can still access the platform of their choice from abroad, too - all you need is the help of a good VPN.

How to watch a Euro 2020 live stream for Canadian subscribers

Canada Euro 2020 live stream

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.

Similarly, the TVA Sports Direct service is also perfect for cord-cutting fans in Canada, costing just $19.99 a month. 

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

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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

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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.