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West Ham United v Leeds United live stream: How to watch the FA Cup from anywhere in the world

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West Ham United v Leeds United live stream, Sunday 9 January, 2.15pm GMT

Two Premier League sides will go head-to-head in the third round of the FA Cup on Sunday, as West Ham host Leeds.

David Moyes' men are exceeding expectations again this season having finished sixth in the Premier League last term. The Hammers are fifth at present and will hope to remain in the race for the top four until the end of the campaign, with Champions League football no longer just a pipe dream. 

West Ham are underdogs in a battle which also involves Arsenal, Tottenham and Manchester United, but this is a team which is capable of beating any opponent in the division on its day.

As well as the fight to qualify for the Champions League, West Ham may well be targeting silverware. They are through to the knockout stage of the Europa League having successfully negotiated the group phase with a minimum of fuss, while they ae favourites to win this all-Premier League third-round tie at the London Stadium. Moyes will only improve his reputation further if he leads West Ham to their first FA Cup triumph since 1980.

Leeds have bigger fish to fry as they seek to avoid relegation to the Championship. A crucial victory over Burnley last weekend has eased the pressure on Marcelo Bielsa's charges, who now sit eight points clear of the bottom three.

Leeds have one of the smallest squads in the Premier League and it has been severely stretched for much of the campaign. Liam Cooper, Kalvin Phillips, Joe Gelhardt, Jamie Shackleton, Rodrigo Moreno, Pascal Struijk and Charlie Cresswell are injured, while Tyler Roberts and Diego Llorente are suspended. In more positive news, Patrick Bamford is in line to return after a hamstring problem.

Said Benrahma is at the Africa Cup of Nations with Algeria and will not be involved this weekend. West Ham will also have to make do without the injured trio of Kurt Zouma, Angelo Ogbonna and Aaron Cresswell.

Kick-off is at 2.15pm GMT on Sunday 9 January, and UK viewers can watch live on ITV. 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

ExpressVPN including a 30-day, money-back guarantee

FourFourTwo’s brainy office mates TechRadar 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 NordLocker

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.

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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 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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Greg Lea

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).