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Southampton and Leeds were both in the Premier League just last season and they will face off against each other in the Championship. With both sides looking to earn a direct promotion, Saint Mary’s will host one of the Championship’s biggest games. Neither of the sides has started strongly, however, with Leeds sitting 6th in the table after 8 games, earning 13 points. The Saints are even worse, as they are struggling at 13th with just 10 points.
How to watch in the UK
Fans in the United Kingdom can watch the game on multiple platforms, including watching it on television and streaming it online. This is a game that is on par with a Premier League clash due to the size and history of the two clubs.
Daniel Farke, the Championship specialist, will be looking to convert some of the wins into draws, as his sides are unbeaten in the last 5 league games. For Russell Martin, the job is a bit tougher as he hopes to drag his side out of a 4-game losing streak.
SKY Sports Network
Sky Sports is the most prominent broadcaster of English football in the United Kingdom and the magnitude of the game is shown by the fact that it will be covered by Sky Go UK, Sky GO Extra and Sky Sports Football. The game kicks-off at 12:30 PM UK time, but the coverage will start at 12 PM
For viewers looking to watch the game online, Sky Sports has their pay-as-you-go streaming service, NOW, which will be broadcasting the game as well. Fans will have to purchase one of the multiple Membership options available on Now TV Sport to enjoy the streaming service.
Southampton vs Leeds TV coverage and live streaming: International options
Leeds United and Southampton are big clubs with fanbases all over the world. Thus the game will be of interest in different parts of the globe and several broadcasters will be broadcasting the clash between the two.
For the viewers on the other side of the pond, the kick-off time of the clash between the Peacocks and the Saints is 7:30 AM, Washington DC time. ESPN online network will be broadcasting the game and fans can stream it on ESPN+ from their PC or on the ESPN app via mobile.
SuperSport GOtv will be broadcasting the game in several African countries, including Nigeria. Nigeria has no time difference from the UK, therefore the starting time of the game is 12:30 PM as well. Unfortunately, there are no streaming options to watch the game in the country.
Kenya is two hours ahead of the UK and Nigeria in the time zones, therefore the match will commence at 2:30 in the country. SuperSport GOtv is also the broadcaster in Kenya, and there are no streaming services available either.
English football has risen in popularity in the Indian subcontinent. However, fans will be missing out on this game as there are no broadcast or streaming options available. Fans will have to rely on the highlights published by the clubs on their YouTube channels.
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