How to watch Liverpool vs. Manchester United online for free

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It’s a critical North West Derby.

The two most successful English football clubs meet for the 201st time on Sunday, as Jose Mourinho and Manchester United travel to Anfield to take on Jurgen Klopp and his unbeaten Liverpool squad. Watch the Liverpool vs Manchester United live stream to see if the Red Devils can continue their recent dominance in the North West Derby, or if Liverpool can be the straw that breaks the camel’s back, and brings Mourinho’s reign at Manchester United to an end. Here is everything you need to know to catch the Liverpool vs. Manchester United live stream.

Liverpool vs. Manchester United

  • When: 11:00am ET, Sunday, Dec. 16
  • Where: Anfield in Liverpool, England
  • Watch: NBCSN and Telemundo

Liverpool vs. Manchester United live stream: how to watch online for free

1)  Sling TV

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Sling TV Orange + Blue

Sling TV offers two base channel packages, both of which cost just $25 per month: Sling Orange, which contains three ESPN channels, and Sling Blue, which boasts FS1 and FS2, NBCSN, and plenty more, in addition to local channels. Sling Orange + Blue combines the two packages for $40 per month. To get the most international soccer action, you’ll want to add either Sports Extra: Sling Orange ($5 per month) or Sports Extra: Sling Blue ($10 per month) to get BeIn Sports. The main difference between the two is that the latter also includes NFL RedZone. Alternatively, you can add Español: Best of Spanish TV package for Sling Orange or Sling Blue to get the 24/7 specialty channel LaLiga TV and beIN Sports Connect: Channels 4-9, which features matches from LaLiga, Ligue 1, Copa del Rey, among others. Both packages cost $5 per month after your free trial. (Here’s a complete guide to Sling TV channels.)

TRY SLING TV


2) FuboTV

  • Cost: $39.99 for your first month and $44.99 per month thereafter (after a 7-day free trial)
  • Devices: Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire, Android TV, iOS and Android devices

FuboTV is one of the leading live TV streaming services, offering a compelling combination of sports (NBA TV, NFL Network), entertainment (AMC, Syfy, FX), and news (MSNBC, CNN) channels in its core package. But where it really shines is with international soccer, offering UniMas, 10 beIN Sports channels, NBCSN, FS1 and FS2, and more, so you can watch everything from English Premier League to La Liga all in one place. You’ll also get a three-day replay for games and 30 hours of cloud DVR. (Here’s the complete FuboTV channels list.)

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3) Hulu with Live TV

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Hulu with Live TV

  • Cost: $40-$44 per month (after a 7-day free trial)
  • Hulu devices: Roku, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Amazon Fire Stick and Fire TV, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Nintendo Switch, and iOS and Android devices

Hulu has always been the best option for catching up on your favorite TV shows online. Now it’s also one of the best ways to watch live programming and sports. Hulu with Live TV offers 60 channels, including a full suite of ESPN channels, FS1 and FS2, NBCSN and CBS Sports Network, not to mention all of the major local TV channels. The best part: Every Hulu with Live TV subscription unlocks Hulu’s full catalog of on-demand entertainment, so you can watch movies, documentaries, anime, and Hulu original series when the game’s over. (Here’s the complete list of Hulu Live TV channels.)

TRY HULU LIVE TV


4) PlayStation Vue

  • Cost: $49.99-84.99 per month (after a 7-day free trial)
  • Devices: PlayStation 3 and 4, Roku, Amazon Fire, Google Chromecast, Kodi, iOS and Android devices

If you want to stream live TV via your PlayStation, this is your best option, but you don’t need a gaming console to use PlayStation Vue. The streaming service is also available via Roku, Amazon Fire, Chromecast, iOS and Android devices and even Kodi. Which is great, because you can stream on up to five devices at once, so you can watch on your phone without worrying about causing problems for someone at home. PlayStation Vue offers four different levels of channel packages, but you’ll find most of what you need in the entry-level Access package, which costs $44.99 per month. (Here are all of PlayStation Vue channels.)

TRY PLAYSTATION VUE


4) YouTube TV

Just how dedicated is YouTube TV to streaming soccer? The service offers three channels devoted to MLS teams, a feature no other streaming service can match. YouTube TV also offers ESPN and ESPN2, Big Ten Network, and specialty channels like NBA TV and MLB Network. If you’re looking to split a service with roommates, YouTube TV is ideal: You can add up to six accounts per household, and each one of those accounts gets unlimited cloud DVR. (You can find the full list of YouTube TV channels here.)

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5) DirecTV Now

DirecTV Now, the online alternative to DirecTV, offers five different channel packages. While the entry-level Live a Little package ($40 per month) covers most of your bases, for international soccer, you’ll want to get the Todo y Mas (“Everything and More”) for $45 per month. This package is geared toward Spanish-speaking viewers, with channels like Univision, ESPN Deportes, Telemundo, and CNN En Español. It’s the only DirecTV Now option that includes beIN Sports, which you’ll need for La Liga matches. (You can view the full DirecTV Now channels list here.)

TRY DIRECTV NOW

Liverpool vs. Manchester United: Why it matters

The game that consistently matters the most for these two clubs will have an extra bit of stakes attached this time around. Since both Mourinho and Klopp arrived at their respective clubs, Klopp has not had a single win, even though the two coaches’ head-to-head record previous heavily favored him. In the four league matches played, the mind games have been at an all-time high, with Mourinho refusing to come out of his ultra-defensive shape, and Klopp not willing to go all out for the win because of the risk of a United counter. So expect this game to play out similarly: Liverpool will have all the ball and it is up to the Reds not to make any mistakes that can be exploited. An early goal for Liverpool could open things up a bit, but don’t count on it. Liverpool 0, Man United 0

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Jackson Fowler

Jackson Fowler

Jackson Fowler is the Daily Dot's resident soccer expert. He's an editorial intern with the newsroom this semester. You can follow him on Twitter at @jacksonflwoer.