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Liverpool vs Leicester live stream: how to watch 2021 Carabao Cup online from anywhere, kick-off

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There's a tasty evening of Carabao Cup action afoot tonight at Anfield as Brendan Rogers' Foxes look to cause a shock against his old club Liverpool. There are starts for Minamino, Neco Williams and Morton in the midfield once more as we head to kick-off. Here's how to watch a Liverpool vs Leicester live stream and catch all the action from the Carabao Cup from wherever you are in the world.

Liverpool vs Leicester live stream

Date: Wednesday, December 22

Time: 7.45pm GMT / 2.45pm ET / 11.45am PT / 6.45am AEDT

Venue: Anfield, Liverpool

Live streams: ESPN Plus (US) | DAZN (CA) | Kayo Sports FREE trial (AU)

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Jurgen Klopp's Reds come into this game after a demanding 2-2 draw at the weekend while Leicester should be relatively fresh after their league game was postponed. Bit part players Joe Gomez, Divock Origi and Takumi Minamino have been regulars in the Carabao this season and will likely start with the host's squad covid-depleted.

Leicester edged past Brighton through a penalty shootout in the previous round to set up this quarter-final, but their hopes of pulling off a shock will likely rest on how many of their own players remain on the sidelines thanks to the coronavirus.

This Carabao Cup quarter-final kicks off at 7.45pm GMT. Read on as we explain how to watch a Liverpool vs Leicester live stream today from anywhere in the world.


How to watch Carabao Cup football from outside your country

We've set out below all the ways you can watch Carabao Cup action in a number of countries around the world. However, if you're away travelling for work or pleasure, you probably won't be able to tune in like you normally would at home.

That's because of the pesky digital restriction that is geo-blocking, which prevents certain streaming services from being used outside a specific area. 

Help is at hand however if you run into this issue with the option of using a VPN to tune to your preferred coverage no matter where you are in the world. 

Use a VPN to stream Carabao Cup football live anywhere

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Can you watch Liverpool vs Leicester in the UK?

Sky Sports has the exclusive rights to the Carabao Cup in the UK, but it isn't showing the Liverpool vs Leicester game, which kicks off at 7.45pm BST on Wednesday evening.

Sky is instead showing Tottenham Hotspur v West Ham United, which also kicks off at 7.45pm.

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How to watch Liverpool vs Leicester: live stream soccer in the US

ESPN Plus free trial

Liverpool vs Leicester kicks off at the slightly tricky time of 2.45pm EST / 11.45am PST on Wednesday, and fans based in the US can live stream the action on ESPN Plus.

ESPN Plus is live streaming loads of Carabao Cup action, and it works across loads of devices including Chromecast. 

Sadly, there is no longer an ESPN Plus free trial. However, the ESPN Plus cost starts at a very tempting $6.99 per month, and you can save cash by committing to the $69.99 per year option.

However, the $13.99 per month combined ESPN Plus, Hulu and Disney Plus bundle is a fantastic option for the whole family.

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How to get a Liverpool vs Leicester live stream in Canada

DAZN

Liverpool vs Leicester kicks off at 2.45pm ET / 11.45am PT on Wednesday, and it's being shown by DAZN in Canada.

DAZN currently costs $20-a-month or it can be had for an annual subscription of $150.

The streaming service not only shows loads of Carabao Cup action, but it's also the place to watch the Premier League, Champions League and NFL. 

The service is available via a dedicated apps for a wide array of platforms and devices, including iOS and Android, as well as Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Chromecast, Apple TV, and most modern Smart TVs.

You can sign up and get started straight away by heading to the DAZN website now.

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How to watch Liverpool vs Leicester in Australia

beIN Sports 1

You've got an early morning ahead of you if you want to watch Liverpool vs Leicester, with kick-off set for 6.45am AEDT on Thursday morning.

This game is being shown live on beIN Sports 1, but if you don't have the channel as part of a pay TV package, there are other ways to tune in.

You can also sign up to beIN Sports as a standalone subscription, costing $19.99 per month or $179.99 for the year after you've taken advantage of a FREE two-week trial.

Alternatively, sports streaming specialist Kayo Sports includes beIN in its package - and it also offers a FREE 14-day Kayo Sports trial

After that, the Basic plan costs just $25 a month and lets you stream on two screens, while the Premium package costs $35 a month for simultaneous viewing on up to three devices. 

Don't forget, if you're abroad right now, a good VPN can help you tune in just as you would at home.

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Can you watch Liverpool vs Leicester in New Zealand?

BeIn Sports in New Zealand

Liverpool vs Leicester can be found on BeIn Sports in New Zealand. Kick-off is at 8.54am NZDT. The only way to watch, however, is together with a Sky Sports subscription and that comes in at $31.99 per month. Not the cheapest.

Don't forget, that if you're abroad in New Zealand right now, you can use a good VPN to help you tune in using one of the services above, just as if you were back home.

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