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Southampton v Chelsea live stream: How to watch the Premier League from anywhere in the world

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Southampton v Chelsea live stream, Saturday 9 April, 3pm BST

Chelsea will be looking to bounce back from successive home defeats when they travel to Southampton on Saturday.

Thomas Tuchel’s side were stunned by Brentford (opens in new tab) last weekend, going down 4-1 at Stamford Bridge after taking the lead via an Antonio Rudiger wonderstrike. Chelsea (opens in new tab) then slumped to a 3-1 defeat by Real Madrid (opens in new tab) in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final on Wednesday. Tuchel was unhappy with his team’s performance against the La Liga leaders, stating after the match that he does not believe the tie is still alive.

Chelsea are still sitting comfortably in third place for now, but it is not beyond the realms of possibility that they could get dragged back into the battle for the top four. Their lead over fifth-placed Arsenal (opens in new tab) stands at five points, but defeat by Southampton (opens in new tab) this weekend could leave Chelsea looking nervously over their shoulder.

Southampton have collected only one point from the last 12 available, dropping back into the bottom half of the table in process. Ralph Hasenhuttl’s side have still lost just three of their 15 matches at St Mary’s this season, though, so Chelsea could be in for a touch match on Saturday.

Chelsea will have to make do without Ben Chilwell and Callum Hudson-Odoi for the trip to the south coast. Tuchel is likely to make changes to the side that lost to Madrid, with Marcos Alonso, Mateo Kovacic and Hakim Ziyech among those hoping to come back into the starting XI. After playing against both Brentford and Madrid, Thiago Silva is likely to be rested for this one.

Southampton will be unable to call upon the services of Lyanco and Alex McCarthy through injury, while Armando Broja is ineligible to face his parent club. Adam Armstrong is the favourite to replace him up front, although Shane Long is another option to line up alongside Che Adams.

Kick-off is at 3pm BST on Saturday 9 April. See below for international broadcast options.

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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 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:

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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.

Surfshark offers a great VPN at a fraction of the price

It's clear to see why Surfshark is top of TechRadar's best cheap VPN table – it combines an excellent product with bargain pricing, starting at £2/$2.50 a month!

UK TV rights

How to watch Premier League live streams for UK subscribers

UK VPN Premier League live streams

Sky Sports (opens in new tab) and BT Sport (opens in new tab) are the two main players once again, but Amazon (opens in new tab) 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 (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

Canada VPN Premier League live streams

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

Australia VPN Premier League live streams

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

New Zealand VPN Premier League live streams

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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.

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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).