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RB Leipzig v Liverpool live stream: how to watch the Champions League wherever you are in the world

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RB Leipzig v Liverpool live stream, BT Sport, Tuesday 16 February, 8.00pm GMT

Jurgen Klopp’s struggling Liverpool side travel to Budapest on Tuesday as they look to get their season back on track in a Champions League last 16 clash against last year’s semi-finalists RB Leipzig.

The first leg of the tie will be played in unexpected surroundings at the Puskas Stadium in the Hungarian capital due to coronavirus restrictions, providing a neutral venue for what should be the German club’s home game.

Liverpool are in desperate need of a morale-boosting European win after losing 3-1 to Leicester City on Saturday.

It was the Reds’ third consecutive league defeat and put a dent not only in their title hopes, but in their aspirations of a top four finish. 

With their chances of a Premier League title defence looking less and less likely, a successful European campaign becomes paramount for Klopp’s side.

The Reds topped Group D ahead of Atalanta, Ajax and Midtjylland to reach the knockout stages and now face an opponent they have never come across before.

Leipzig earned their spot in the last 16 by finishing second in Group H, behind PSG but ahead of Manchester United and Istanbul Basaksehir.

Julian Nagelsmann’s side come into the clash in good form, with four consecutive wins in all competitions. They are currently second in the Bundesliga standings, four points behind Bayern Munich.

Kick-off is at 8.00pm GMT and the game is being shown on BT Sport 2 in the UK. See below for watching details where you are.

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Use a VPN to watch an RB Leipzig v Liverpool live stream from outside your country

If you’re on holiday or just simply out of the country, your domestic on-demand services won’t work – the broadcaster knows exactly where you are from your IP address. Your access to the game will be automatically blocked, which is annoying if you’ve paid a subscription fee and don't want to use an illegal, buffering stream that makes you miss another Jose Mourinho tantrum. And that's where we recommend ExpressVPN (opens in new tab) (more on which below). 

All you need to do is get a Virtual Private Network (VPN) to get beyond such aggravations (assuming it complies with your broadcaster’s T&Cs). A VPN creates a private connection between your device and the internet, meaning suppliers can’t work out where you are and what you’re doing. The info going to and from is entirely encrypted.

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