Here’s how to stream Arsenal live on Thursday for its knockout round match against Benfica.
- Matchup: Benfica vs. Arsenal
- When: Thursday, Feb. 18, 3pm ET
- Where: Stadio Olimpico in Rome, Italy
- Competition: Europa League
- Broadcast: TUDN, UniMas
- Streaming Services: CBS All Access, FuboTV
Arsenal comes into the Europa League Round of 32 with one of its remaining lifelines for European play next year.
Here’s how to stream Arsenal live.
Benfica vs. Arsenal: Preview
Arsenal had a terrific outing against Leeds last weekend. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored his first-ever Premier League hat trick en route to a 4-2 win over Leeds. That positions Arsenal to make a possible run at the European places, with Spurs right above it at ninth in the table. Mighty Liverpool is only six points better at this stage of the campaign. But Arsenal needs more consistency to vault those teams.
Benfica would be absent from Portugal’s Champions League places were the season to end today, so it has some more work to do there. Of course, winning the Europa League is also a route into Champions League, though Arsenal—even with this season’s woes—isn’t an easy out.
According to the oddsmakers at BetMGM (as of Feb. 2):
- Arsenal, +105 (wager $100 to win $105)
- Benfica, +250 (wager $100 to win $250)
- Draw, +260
How is Arsenal doing? Update on the 2020-21 season
- Premier League: 9th place (34 points, +6 GD) after 24 matches
- Europa League: Arsenal won all six group matches to take Group B, and will play Benfica in the Round of 32 starting Feb. 18
- FA Cup: Arsenal was knocked out by Southampton in the Fourth Round on Jan. 23.
- League Cup: Arsenal lost to Manchester City 4-1 in the quarterfinals on Dec. 22.
- Community Shield: Arsenal won the preseason match-for-a-plate, beating Liverpool in penalty kicks.
Stream Arsenal live: How to watch Premier League matches online
Here is how to watch the Premier League live and online, be it on NBCSN (where Arsenal plays Tuesday), NBC, or Peacock.
To stream Premier League matches this season, you’ll need Peacock to access every match. There is a free version allowing you to sample various NBC movies, shows, and original content. But for Premier League live streaming, you’ll need to upgrade to Peacock Premium.
It’ll become more and more essential throughout the season given the number of matches NBC’s featuring on the service. That’s where, for instance, you can stream Arsenal vs. Manchester United on Sunday. And, fingers crossed and covid willing, you’ll be able to roll right from the end of the Premier League season to the rescheduled Summer Olympics.
FuboTV started as a streaming service geared toward sports fans. It’s since evolved into a broadly-appealing option with entertainment and news options alongside its robust sports choices. It starts at $59.99 a month, and depending on the package, you can access as many as 180+ FuboTV channels. Fubo can entertain you with Bravo, IFC, MTV, and VH1 at even Fubo’s most basic tier.
The Fubo channel list still includes plenty of sports, including the Fubo Sports Network, which has original programming mixing sports and humor. Fubo added the ESPN suite of channels in an agreement that also brought ABC and the Disney Channel.
Pretty much every sports channel you could think of is available through Fubo, including BeIN Sports, CBS Sports Network, and TUDN. You can also get NBCSN which, this week, gets you a Manchester City live stream. To get the most sports, consider adding the Sports Plus with NFL RedZone add-on at $10.99 a month to a robust Fubo Elite package.
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Hulu with Live TV
Hulu Live TV is a great way to stream live TV, as it comes with access to Hulu’s massive library of on-demand content. You’ll be able to choose from movies, shows, and Hulu’s original programming, and keep up with what’s new each month. Hulu plans even include a bundle option where you can access Disney+ and ESPN+ along with Hulu.
Hulu Live TV’s sports coverage includes the full suite of ESPN channels (including ESPN2, ESPNews, ESPNU, and ESPN College Extra), FS1 and FS2), NBSCN, the Olympic Channel, and the Big Ten Network. Hulu’s also got you covered for news and entertainment in its nearly 70-channel package.
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If you’re looking for a streamlined, cost-effective streaming package, check out Sling TV. It offers two basic cable packages, Sling Orange and Sling Blue, each of which costs $30 per month. There’s also the third option of getting Sling Orange + Blue for just $45 per month.
You’ll get more Sling TV channels by choosing Sling Blue, with its 40 channels including sports favorites like FS1 and NBCSN, the latter helping you stream Arsenal on the regular. Cable mainstays like Food Network and Discovery Channel can be found there as well. But Sling Orange brings must-haves Disney Channel and ESPN as part of its package.
There’s also a Sports Extras option for Orange + Blue subscribers, with MLB Network, NBA TV, and NHL Network part of the plan. There’s also a Sports Extra add-on for the Sling Blue package, and another one for the Sling Orange package.
|Orange + Blue||$50|
AT&T TV Now
If you’re already looking to AT&T for your wireless needs, you might consider AT&T TV Now to cover streaming for you. AT&T TV Now channels start with Plus and Max, which even include HBO. Then, AT&T plans expand from there, approaching cable selection and pricing with AT&T TV Now’s biggest packages. AT&T streaming also comes with Cloud DVR, letting you record up to 20 hours of TV per month.
At its most basic Plus tier, you can find sports staples like ESPN, ESPN2, and FS1. Considering that AT&TV TV Now plans include the loaded Ultimate and Premier tiers, as well as the Spanish-language Optimo Mas package, you can find whatever sports channel you’re seeking in at least one of the AT&T TV Now plans.
The YouTube TV channel list includes local channels and plenty to keep kids (and kids at heart) occupied, including Disney Channel and its companion channels, Nickelodeon, and Cartoon Network—all in one easy-to-access package. It even comes with a few Spanish-language channels like Telemundo and NBC Universo. YouTube add-ons include HBO Max, Showtime, and Starz. YouTube TV packages have some advantages over their competitors, including a generous DVR and multiple screens package. From one account, each user can create an individual profile to track favorite shows.
It’s a great option for sports fans, starting with those who want to stream Arsenal. It comes with ESPN, ESPN2, FS1, FS2, and NBCSN at the ready. Deeper sports cuts, like NBA TV, MLB Network, CBS Sports Network, and ESPNU are also part of the YouTube TV plan. For $10.99 more a month, upgrade to the Sports Plus plan to get NFL RedZone and six additional sports channels.
2020-21 odds to win the EPL
According to William Hill, as of Dec. 6:
- Manchester City: +170 (bet $100 to win $170)
- Liverpool: +190
- Chelsea: +500
- Spurs: +550
- Manchester United: +1600
- Leicester City: +5000
- Arsenal: +10000
Premier League champions
- 2019-20: Liverpool
- 2018-19: Manchester City
- 2017-18: Manchester City
- 2016-17: Chelsea
- 2015-16: Leicester City
- 2014-15: Chelsea
- 2013-14: Manchester City
- 2012-13: Manchester United
- 2011-12: Manchester City
- 2010-11: Manchester United
- 2009-10: Chelsea
- 2008-09: Manchester United
Here’s a complete list of the winners and runner-ups, dating back to the Premier League season in 1992-93.
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