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How to watch the Europa League: Live stream the 2021-2022 UEFA Europa League anywhere online

Pete Clark
23 Nov 2021

The 2021-2022 season of the UEFA Europa League resumes on Wednesday 24 November: here's how to watch it anywhere in the world

The UEFA Europa League resumes on Wednesday 24 November, with one fixture taking place then and the remaining taking place on Thursday 25 November. This year's competition includes two teams from the Premier League (Leicester City and West Ham) and two teams from the Scottish Premiership (Celtics and Rangers).

The best way to watch the 2021-2022 Europa League in the UK is to get a BT Sports Monthly Pass, which costs £25/mth. This pass doesn't tie you down to any long-term contracts and lets you watch all the games featuring the four British teams in the tournament instantly on any device. If you're abroad, you can access BT Sport using a good VPN service, like ExpressVPN.

Apart from broadcasting all the marquee Champions League and Europa League fixtures this year, BT Sport will also broadcast the Europa Conference League fixture between Mura and Tottenham Hotspur on Thursday 25 November at 5.45pm.

The 32 teams participating in this year's Europa League are divided into eight groups of four teams each. The winning team from each group will automatically advance to the Europa League Round of 16, the runner-up will advance to the preliminary knockout round and the third-placed team in each group will join Spurs in the new Europa Conference League.

After the first four match weeks, West Ham United are the only British team to have secured qualification for the next round after winning three of their games and drawing one. The remaining three British teams - Rangers, Celtic and Leicester City - are all in the bottom half of their respective groups.

Celtic have two wins and two losses and will need to win both their next two games to have any chance of qualifying for the next round. Rangers are battling Sparta Prague for the second position in their group. Meanwhile, Premier League side Leicester City is in a tough group with Napoli and Legia Warsaw. All three teams are separated by a point and the Foxes will need to win both their games to keep their hopes alive.

The biggest change implemented to the Europa League this season is the abolishment of the away goals rule. This means that if both teams have scored the same number of goals after the second leg, then teams will play 30 minutes of extra time to determine the winner. If the scores are still level after extra time, then the game will be decided by penalties.

Upcoming Europa League 2021-2022 Fixtures

Fixtures including British teams are highlighted for your convenience.

Wednesday 24 November at 3.30pm

  • Spartak Moscow vs Napoli

Thursday 25 November at 5.45pm

  • Bayer Leverkusen vs Celtic
  • Rapid Vienna vs West Ham
  • FC Midtjylland vs Sporting Braga
  • Lokomotiv Moscow vs Lazio
  • Dinamo Zagreb vs KRC Genk
  • Real Betis vs Ferencvaros
  • Galatasaray vs Marseille
  • Crvena Zvezda vs Ludogorets Razgrad

Thursday 25 November at 8pm

  • Leicester City vs Legia Warsaw
  • Rangers vs Sparta Prague
  • Eintracht Frankfurt vs Royal Antwerp
  • Monaco vs Real Sociedad
  • Brondby IF vs Lyon
  • PSV Eindhoven vs SK Sturm Graz
  • Olympiacos vs Fenerbache

Europa League 2021-2022 Groups: Standings after first four match weeks

The four British teams are highlighted for your convenience.

Group A: Lyon, Sparta Prague, Rangers, Brondby IF

Group B: Monaco, Real Sociedad, PSV Eindhoven, SK Sturm Graz

Group C: Napoli, Legia Warsaw, Leicester City, Spartak Moscow

Group D: Eintracht Frankfurt, Olympiacos, Fenerbache, Royal Antwerp

Group E: Galatasaray, Lazio, Marseille, Lokomotiv Moscow

Group F: Sporting Braga, Crvena Zvezda, FC Midtjylland, Ludogorets Razgrad

Group G: Bayer Leverkusen, Real Betis, Celtic, Ferencvaros

Group H: West Ham, Dinamo Zagreb, KRC Genk, Rapid Vienna

How to watch the Europa League in the UK: BT Sport Monthly Pass

As you can see from the sections below, there are many different ways to get BT Sport on your TV. The only disadvantage is that most of these methods include opting into a long-term contract. The best contract-free way to watch BT Sport is by getting a BT Sport Monthly Pass.

The pass costs £25 per month and gives you instant access to nine exclusive BT Sport channels, four of which are in HD. You can stream content instantly on any device, have the flexibility to cancel your subscription at any time, and you can even stream games on any two devices at the same time.

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How to watch the Europa League in the UK: BT Sport

UK channel BT Sport has exclusive rights to broadcast the Europa League this season. If you already have BT Broadband, you can get the BT Sport app for just £15 a month. This lets you download the app onto your console or Smart TV to watch the games live.

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How to watch the Europa League in the UK: BT TV

As we're previously mentioned above, the only channel that is broadcasting live coverage of the Europa League in the UK is BT Sport. There are a number of ways to get the channel depending on how you want to watch, and what TV provider you already have.

If you sign up for a BT broadband and TV package, BT Sport is included as standard. If you already have BT broadband, you can add BT TV and BT Sport will be added automatically. If you already have BT broadband and BT TV but signed up before BT Sport was added as standard, you can add BT Sport to your bundle, starting from £15/mth.

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How to watch the Europa League live on BT Sport on Sky

If you have a Sky TV package, you can add BT Sport as part of one of three new packages. All three packages come with Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Premier League, Sky Sports Football, Sky Sports Cricket, Sky Sports Golf, Sky Sports Racing, Sky Sports F1, Sky Sports Action, Sky Sports Arena, Sky Sports News and Sky Sports Mix plus BT Sport 1, 2, 3 and BT ESPN and the prices start at £30/mth, alongside an existing Sky TV subscription.

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How to watch the Europa League live on BT Sport on TalkTalk TV

The prices to add BT Sport channels to your TalkTalk TV lineup costs the same as it does to add them Sky TV (£30/mth, not inclusive of the activation fee). However, it doesn't come with the option to watch the channels in high definition, only SD.

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How to watch the Europa League online on the BT Sport app

Once you've signed up for BT TV and/or BT broadband, you can watch all matches including highlights and news on the BT Sport app. This app covers the same channels as those available via BT TV including BT Sport 1, BT Sport 2, BT Sport 3, BT Sport ESPN and BT Sport Extra and is available for iOS, Android and Windows phones and tablets, Apple TV, Xbox or Samsung Smart TV. You can also attach a Google Chromecast and stream the app from your laptop, tablet or phone to your standard TV.

BT also has a range of SIM-only offers, many of which include the BT Sport app for free. Considering the app itself is worth £10/mth, it's a great deal if you're looking to kill two birds with one stone: Not only do you get a great SIM-card offer, but you'll also be able to stream Europa League games featuring your favourite British teams from the comfort of your phone.

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How to watch the Europa League abroad: use a good VPN service

BT Sport geo-blocks its content, meaning you won’t be able to access their websites or apps when you’re away from the UK. The only way around this is to use a good VPN service. VPNs (virtual private networks) use technical wizardry to change your device’s IP address so that you can virtually browse from anywhere in the world that you want. This is extremely important, especially if you want to secure your online activities from snoopers, including your ISP, mobile servicer provider and other hackers. While there are hundreds of VPN services, only a select few will let you access BT Sport from outside the UK.

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ExpressVPN has consistently been the fastest VPN in our regular speed tests, meaning you can watch lag-free streams of the Europa League regardless of where in the world you’re browsing from. You can use it on five devices at the same time and the service has a generous 30-day no-questions-asked money-back guarantee if you’re not satisfied with it. Even better, our readers get three months free when they choose the one-year plan, saving you a massive 49%.

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NordVPN shares many of the best features with ExpressVPN, including a strict no-logs policy, multiple simultaneous connections, and a wide range of servers to let you watch the Europa League regardless of where in the world you are. Its desktop app has a nice global interface to let you select which country you want to browse from. Our readers also get a huge discount when they choose the long-term plan.

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