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Portugal v Serbia live stream: How to watch World Cup qualifiers from anywhere in the world

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Portugal v Serbia live stream, Sunday 14 November, 5pm GMT

Portugal and Serbia will battle it out on Sunday for a place at the 2022 World Cup.

The two nations are level on 17 points apiece at the top of Group A. Portugal have a superior goal difference and will therefore advance to Qatar if the scores finish level at the Estadio da Luz in Lisbon. Serbia need to win to qualify automatically and condemn Portugal to the play-offs.

Cristiano Ronaldo and co. were held to a 0-0 draw by the Republic of Ireland last time out. In a strange way, dropping two points in Dublin has not really affected Sunday's showdown. A draw would still have been enough for Portugal had they beaten Ireland, while Serbia would still have required a win in Lisbon to secure top spot.

Still, Thursday's result was not ideal preparation for this winner-takes-all encounter. Portugal could have gone into this game full of confidence after a thumping win against Ireland, but they were flat for most of the match and created little in the way of clear-cut chances. After Pepe's red card late on, Ireland could easily have snatched a winner.

Fernando Santos' side still have their fate in their own hands, though, and they will expect to see off Serbia on home turf. The reverse fixture was a 2-2 draw back in March, when Portugal threw away a two-goal lead in the second half. Serbia were also held to a draw by Ireland back in September, so perhaps we should not read too much into Portugal's disappointing display on Thursday.

Pepe is suspended and will play no part in this Group A decider, while Anthony Lopes, Rafa Silva and Joao Mario are all injured. Bernardo Silva is a doubt after missing the Ireland game.

Serbia thrashed Qatar 4-0 in a friendly ahead of this match, but Filip Duricic and Darko Lazovic have been forced to drop out of the squad.

Kick-off is at 5pm GMT on Sunday, 14 November, and UK viewers can watch it on Sky Sports Red Button. See below for international broadcast options.

VPN guide

Use a VPN to watch World Cup qualifiers from outside your country

If you’re out of the country for a round of 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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