How to Watch the UEFA Europa League with a VPN

Last Updated: Mar 21, 2017 @ 9:44 am

Ah, UEFA Europa League. What an odd duck you are. You replaced the knockout format of the old UEFA Cup with a confusing league system to increase the number of games played. Now you’re just a poor man’s Champions League.

But we still love you, Europa League. And with a VPN, you can watch some of the best footballers live from anywhere in the world.

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A VPN makes it easier to stream sports 

With the right VPN in your pocket, you can catch every UEFA football match live.

That’s because a VPN allows you to route your internet connection and its traffic through any server location of your choice, letting you watch games from any country at the click of a button.

With ExpressVPN, you get easy-to-use apps for all your devices. So you can stream with confidence and ease, anywhere and everywhere.

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What night is Europa night? Thursday night!

Yes! You can watch the Europa League with a VPN, but when are the games on?

The ‘league’ part of the tournament usually starts in mid-September. Matches are played on Thursday evenings every two weeks until mid-December.

The Europa League then switches to a knockout format, which starts with the ‘Round of 32’ in mid-February. Matches are then played most weeks until the final, always on Thursday nights. The 2015/16 knockout stage starts on February 16, 2017. The final takes place on Wednesday, May 24, 2016.

Step-by-step guide to watch the Europa League with a VPN

Now you know when to tune in, it’s time to find the best Europa League streams and get your VPN ready.

Watch the Europa League live on BT Sport!

For those of you in the UK, BT Sport offers exclusive live streaming, highlights, and analysis.

Just use a VPN to secure your connection, then head over to the BT Sports Europa League page to enjoy!

Don’t forget! The Europa League final is May 24th!

Watch free-to-air Europa League highlights on ITV4 (UK)

If you’re just looking for highlights, ITV4 shows highlights of all the Europa League action. It’s free to watch online, but the stream is not available outside the UK. Luckily, you can use a VPN to secure your connection and watch ITV4 from anywhere!

Here’s how to watch ITV4 with a VPN.

  1. Connect to a UK ExpressVPN server. There are six to choose from.
  2. Visit and click ‘ITV4’.
  3. Start watching!

Watch the Europa League on Fox Sports outside the USA

Fox Sports over in the U.S. is also showing a ton of live Europa League games, and they usually offer a free trial.

Here’s how you can access Fox Sports with a VPN.

  1. Connect to any ExpressVPN US server.
  2. Sign in or sign up at (A paid subscription is required, but free trials are usually available.)
  3. Choose a match and start watching!

Will Manchester United win the Europa League?

Sevilla, winner of the last three Europa league titles, is off to the Champions League this year. Amidst a disappointing debut year for Mourinho at Old Trafford, can the Red Devils pick up some much-needed hardware and build for greater things next season?

Sound off if the following guide was helpful, and leave your Europa football final predictions in the comments below!

And if you have any questions setting up your VPN, ExpressVPN’s live chat service is available around-the-clock to help you!

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