While it may feel like just yesterday that the 2019/20 season was wrapping up, the Premier League is about to kick off again for 2020/21. The opening game of the season is an all-London affair as Fulham play host to Arsenal at Craven Cottage.
Ironically, the opening Premier League game this year takes place between two of the latest-finishing sides from last year. Fulham's last competitive game was played on August 4 when they won promotion to the Premier League via the Championship play-off final. That Wembley victory against Brentford saw Scott Parker's side return to the English top-flight at the first time of asking after their 2018/19 relegation.
Arsenal also finished up their season late after progressing to the FA Cup final on August 1. The Gunners beat London rivals Chelsea in that tie in order to secure their first piece of silverware under Mikel Arteta. The team then returned to action for the traditional curtain-raising Community Shield game against Premier League champions Liverpool on August 29, adding another trophy to their cabinet with a victory on penalties.
Arsenal will be hoping to take their winning ways into the new Premier League campaign. The North London side has failed to win the Premier League since 2004 and ended the last season with a disappointing 8th-place finish.
The Cottagers will likely be aiming only for Premier League survival this year, securing as many points as possible in the early stages of this season. Last season's Championship top scorer Aleksandar Mitrovic is at Parker's disposal and will hope to continue his rich vein of form against an Arsenal side that is diminished due to international duties and injuries.
Read on for full details on how to get a live stream of Fulham vs Arsenal no matter where you are in the world with our guide below.
Fulham vs Arsenal: Where and when?
All eyes will be on Craven Cottage on Saturday for this match which is set to take place behind closed doors. Kick-off is at 12:30pm BST local time.
That makes it a 9:30am ET / 6:30am PT start for U.S. folks tuning in. For those watching the game from Australia, it's a 9:30pm AEST start on Saturday evening.
Watch the Premier League online from outside your country
We have details of all the US, UK, Australian, and Canadian broadcasters of the Premier League further down in this guide. If you're looking to watch the Fulham vs Arsenal game, but find yourself away from home then you'll run into problems when trying to stream your domestic coverage online from abroad as its likely to be geo-blocked.
That's where a VPN (Virtual Private Network) can be a lifesaver. They allow you to virtually change the ISP of your laptop, tablet, or mobile to one that's back in your home country, letting you watch as if you were back there.
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How to stream Fulham vs Arsenal live in the UK
BT Sport has got the broadcast rights to this Premier League opening game between Fulham and Arsenal with the game being shown on the BT Sport 1 channel and for streaming via its BT Sport app. If you're not yet signed up with BT Sport, you can get a monthly pass for just £25 (opens in new tab) that also gets you access to BT's other Premier League games, Ligue 1, Women's Super League, Bundesliga, and more.
How to stream Fulham vs Arsenal live in the U.S.
The most robust 2020/21 Premier League coverage in the U.S. will be offered by NBCUniversal's new streaming service Peacock. Of the 380 total fixtures, more than 175 will be exclusively shown on Peacock with the other games on NBCSN and other NBC channels. Fulham vs Arsenal is being shown on NBCSN.
For streaming, your best ways to access the Fulham vs Arsenal game is with Sling or FuboTV (opens in new tab) live stream from partner channels NBCSN, NBC Universo, and Telemundo.
If you're outside of the States and want to tune in to NBC's coverage, you can use a VPN as mentioned above to watch the same feed you would from home.
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How to stream Fulham vs Arsenal live in Australia
Optus Sport has a three-year deal with the Premier League meaning it has exclusive rights to show every single fixture live Down Under – including Fulham vs Arsenal. Since this game kicks off early in the UK, you can watch it at the slightly less unsociable time of 9:30pm in Australia.
It's available for streaming via the Optus Sport mobile, PC or tablet, and can also access the service on Fetch TV, Chromecast or Apple TV. Those who aren't already signed up to the Optus telecommunications network can also take advantage of monthly subscriptions to Optus Sport and watch all the games live. The service is available for AUS$15 per month and can be accessed via Google Play or the App Store. If you're outside Australia and want to tune in to Optus Sport, you can use one of our favorite VPNs and watch the coverage from another nation.
How to stream Fulham vs Arsenal live in Canada
Sports streaming service DAZN (opens in new tab) is the sole rights holder for live Premier League matches in Canada.
The network is offering a one-month free trial followed by a rolling $20-a-month or annual subscription of $150. The dedicated DAZN app is available for iOS and Android phones and tablets, as well as Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Chromecast, Apple TV plus most modern Smart TVs. Of course, if you are outside Canada, you can follow the VPN route above and tune in with a DAZN log-in all the same.
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