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How to stream Manchester City vs. Leicester City live

The two biggest challengers to Liverpool's title aspirations face off on Saturday.

 

Phil West

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Published Dec 21, 2019   Updated May 19, 2021, 7:52 pm CDT

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Leicester City has certainly been capable of surprise in the Premier League before. Just remember the 2015-16 season, when the Foxes shocked the world and won the title by putting together a solid season while the usual top teams imploded. This year, Leicester City’s second only to red-hot Liverpool, looking like they’ll finish in a Champions League place if they keep this up. On Saturday, the team has a tough test, traveling to Etihad Stadium to face Manchester City, the defending Premier League champs.

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For Manchester City, this is an opportunity to gain points on Leicester City and move closer to second. It’s also a chance to gain points on league-leader Liverpool, which saw its scheduled Friday match postponed due to its involvement in the FIFA Club World Cup.

Here’s everything you need to know to stream Manchester City vs. Leicester City live.

Manchester City vs. Leicester City

  • When: 12:30pm ET, Saturday, Dec. 21
  • Where: Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England
  • Streaming: NBC, NBC Sports Gold
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Manchester City vs. Leicester City live stream: How to watch Premier League matches

The match is on NBC; these streaming services provide fans the opportunity to catch Premier League action throughout the season.

1) Sling TV

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Sling Orange + Blue

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Sling TV provides two base channel package options, each priced at $25 per month. Sling Orange includes three ESPN channels, while Sling Blue includes sports channels like NBCSN (where many Premier League matches appear), NFL Network, and local channels. (Sling Blue customers in select markets get NBC, where some matches appear; see if yours has it here.) If you’re Team “Why Not Both,” Sling Orange + Blue combines the two for just $40 per month. To add beIN SPORTS and maximize your soccer-watching potential, you’ll want to add either Sports Extra: Sling Orange ($5 per month) or Sports Extra: Sling Blue ($10 per month). (The latter also includes NFL RedZone.)

Spanish-speaking viewers have quite a few options. For bilingual families, you might consider the Español: Best of Spanish TV package for either Sling Orange or Sling Blue for 24/7 specialty channel LaLiga TV and beIN SPORTS Connect: Channels 4-9, which features matches from La Liga, Ligue 1 and Copa del Rey, among others. Both packages cost $5 per month after your free trial. Sling TV Latino is another Spanish-language package for $10 per month, including NBC Universo, History en Español, and—of import to soccer fans—four beIN SPORTS channels. (And choosing Sling TV Latino + Sling Orange for $30 per month gives you access to ESPN Deportes.) For more information, check out our guide to Sling TV channels and our Sling TV review.

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TRY SLING TV


2) FuboTV

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FuboTV

  • Cost: $44.99 for your first month and $54.99 per month thereafter 
  • FuboTV devices: Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire, Android TV, iOS and Android devices
  • Local channels: ABC, Fox, NBC, CBS, the CW (in some markets) (check local availability here)
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If you’re a soccer fan, however, it will appear tailor-made for you, with NBC and NBCSN for Premier League matches, 10 beIN SPORTS channels, FS1, FS2, UniMás, and Champions League action via TNT all on tap. If you can’t watch a match live, FuboTV offers a three-day replay for each match and 30 hours of cloud DVR. (Check out the complete FuboTV channels list.)

FuboTV also has bilingual families in mind; each subscription comes with UniMás, Galavisión, NBC Universo, beIN SPORTS, Univision, and Fox Deportes. An extra $7.99 per month will bring you Latino Plus, which includes CNN en Español and TyC Sports among its offerings.

TRY FUBOTV

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3) Hulu with Live TV

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Hulu with Live TV

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Hulu with Live TV includes sports programming among its broad spectrum of offerings, and as a subscriber to the service, you’ll get free access to Hulu’s sizable on-demand library. (Check out the full list of Hulu Live TV channels.)

TRY HULU LIVE TV


4) YouTube TV

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YouTube TV
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YouTube TV is a great option for soccer fans, including TNT for Champions League matches, NBC and NBCSN for Premier League matches, and broadcasting partnerships with three MLS teams. (Take a look at the full list of YouTube TV channels here.)

TRY YOUTUBE TV

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5) AT&T TV Now

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AT&T TV Now
  • Cost: $50-$135 per month 
  • Hulu devices: Roku, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Amazon Fire Stick and Fire TV, iOS and Android devices
  • Local channels: NBC, CBS, Fox, ABC, the CW (enter your ZIP code here to check your availability)

AT&T TV Now is a bonus for AT&T wireless customers, especially for those who happen to be soccer fans. It provides instant access to more than 45 channels, including local channels. That means NBC as well as NBCSN for Premier League action, Fox as well as FS1 and FS2 for MLS, Bundesliga, the U.S. men’s and women’s teams, and even Liga MX offerings, and ESPN and ESPN2 for its array of soccer and other sports programming. It even offers free HBO on PLUS and MAX channel suites. Plus, it comes with CloudDVR for up to 20 hours of TV recording per month. One account works on two devices, but you can add more devices for only $5.

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TRY AT&T TV NOW


6) NBC Sports Gold

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NBC Sports Gold

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If you want access to every Premier League game this season, you’ll want an NBC Sports Gold subscription. At the Matchday Pass tier, for $39.99, you get access to 140 exclusive live matches, with at least four for each of the 20 clubs. The Premier League Pass option gives you an option to replay matches, in case you can’t catch a match live, and offers additional programming, including analysis and highlights. NBC Sports Gold offers additional packages for fans who want to follow rugby action, the PGA tour, Indy Car racing, cycling, and lacrosse. 

TRY NBC SPORTS

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Manchester City vs. Leicester City: Preview, recent form, odds and upcoming fixtures

Manchester City (last five Premier League matches: WDWLW) looked solid last Sunday in its bounce-back match after a Manchester Derby loss, racing to a 3-0 halftime lead that would end up being the final scoreline. Kevin De Bruyne had two goals in the match, and Raheem Sterling, who had the other goal on Sunday, followed that up with a brace on Wednesday as City brushed Oxford aside 3-1 in its Carabao Cup run.

Leicester City (recent form: WWWWWD) drew with Norwich City on Saturday, ending an eight-match win streak but keeping a nine-match unbeaten streak alive. The run of success for the Foxes has a lot to do with Jamie Vardy; he’s leading the Premier League Golden Boot race with 16 goals through 17 games. That nearly goal-a-game pace at the season’s halfway point puts him on track for 32. The Foxes are also playing excellent defense, only letting in league-best 11 goals so far this season … including a Tim Krul own-goal in Saturday’s draw with the Canaries.

Odds

According to the oddsmakers at William Hill, Manchester City is the home favorite at -275 (wager $275 to win $100), whereas Leicester City is a +675 underdog, and a draw comes in at a +430.

Upcoming fixtures

Manchester City, Friday, Dec. 27 at Wolves (Premier League); Sunday, Dec. 29 vs. Sheffield United (Premier League)

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Leicester City, Thursday, Dec. 26 vs. Liverpool (Premier League); Saturday, Dec. 28 at West Ham (Premier League)

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*First Published: Dec 21, 2019, 3:30 am CST