Southampton will take on Manchester United in the EFL Cup final this Sunday. Both teams received automatic byes in the third round due to European commitments, but since then, both sides have thrashed their opponents to pieces to secure a spot in the final. Manchester United edged past Hull City in the semis with 3-2 aggregate score line, whereas Southampton stunned Liverpool to book the place.
The #EFLCupFinal officiating team:
Res asst: M.Wilkes pic.twitter.com/j6PVcnuRnE
— EFL Cup (@EFLCup) February 6, 2017
Sky Sports will be broadcasting the final all across the UK, but if you are not residing in UK and want to watch the final live or live stream the live action, you have to bypass geo-restrictions with a VPN.
EFL CUP FINAL Kick-off time
The EFL Cup 2017 final will kick-off at 16:30 the UK time.
Venue for EFL CUP final
Following the tradition, Wembley will be the host for the EFL Cup 2017 final.
What TV channel is it on?
Sky Sports will be broadcasting the live action, but that’s only for the viewers in the UK. Here’s the list of the channels that will be broadcasting the final in different regions:
beIN Sports (Arabia)
NBC Sports (United States)
Sky Sports (United Kingdom)
FOX Sports (Italy)
Watch EFL Cup final outside the UK
While accessing the above-mentioned channels, you may find some hurdles as most of them are geo-restricted to their home country only. It’s here when you need a VPN the most. A streaming VPN service is the best solution for such situations. It changes your IP address to any location you want, allowing you to circumvent all geo-restrictions.
For example, if you reside in Asia and want to access a European sports channels, you can change your IP to the country where that channel is located and get direct access to its services despite the geo-restrictions. Besides, you will be invisible to your ISP and surveillance agencies since a VPN keeps you anonymous online.