Though we're almost halfway through the regular Serie A season, the traditional Italian curtain-raiser — the Supercoppa Italiana — takes place today as Juventus take on Napoli. Don't miss a moment with our Juventus vs Napoli live stream guide.
Similar to the FA Community Shield in English football, Italy's Supercoppa Italiana, or Italian Super Cup, is a showpiece event that normally marks the start of a new season in Italian football.
The game usually takes place a week before the regular season begins, though it has been played in the winter months when being held abroad, as in recent years when the game was played in Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and China.
Neither option was possible for this year's game due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic meaning the 2020 Super Cup game will play out in front of an empty Città del Tricolore in Reggio Emilia, Italy today.
The Italian Super Cup pits the Serie A title-holders against the Coppa Italia winners from the previous season. That means Juventus line up against Napoli in this year's instalment.
The Bianconeri have lifted the Italian Super Cup more than any other team with a record eight victories. They also hold the record for the most losses in the game with seven runners-up medals, including in 2019 when they lost to Lazio. The Azzurri have won the Super Cup twice in their history with their most recent appearance being in 2014 when they defeated Juventus on penalties.
Napoli come into today's game with a better league record having won 11 of their 17 games so far this season. A game in hand on current league leaders AC Milan keeps them within title contention, too.
Juventus aren't doing quite as well with nine wins from 17 games and will be short on confidence after a 2-0 loss at Inter Milan in their last outing, a defeat that has put a serious dent in their title ambitions for this year.
Though today's game is technically a friendly, it's a statement of intent for the rest of the season and a chance for both sides to pick up some silverware. For Juventus, it's also an opportunity to extend their record for number of Supercoppa Italiana wins to nine. Read on for full details on how to get a live stream of Juventus vs Napoli no matter where you are in the world with our guide below.
Juventus vs Napoli: Where and when?
Today's match takes place behind closed doors at the Stadio Città del Tricolore in Reggio Emilia. Kick-off is at 9:00pm local time (CET), making it an 8pm GMT start for footy fans in the UK and a 3pm ET / 12pm PT kick-off for U.S. viewers tuning in.
Watch Juventus vs Napoli online from outside your country
We have details of all the U.S., UK, and Canadian broadcasters of this Italian Super Cup match further down in this guide. If you're intent on watching Juventus vs Napoli, but find yourself away from home then you'll run into problems when trying to stream your domestic coverage online from abroad as it's 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 watch Juventus vs Napoli online in the U.S.
ESPN has broadcast rights to the Italian football in the 2020/21 season and is splitting fixtures across its various channels and ESPN+ service. Today's Italian Super Cup game is being shown on ESPN2 so you have a couple of ways to watch it online.
Sling's Orange plan includes ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPN3 which will give you access to today's game and a variety of other live games. Hulu with Live TV is another great option with ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPNews. AT&T Now and YouTube TV also feature ESPN and ESPN2 plus some other sports channels that may make them better options depending on the other content you want to watch.
Over-the-top service fuboTV will live stream ESPN2's coverage as well as Spanish-language coverage from ESPN Deportes.
Sign up for Sling TV to access this Italian Super Cup game and Serie A matches!
Fubo is a great option to tune in and watch the Italian Super Cup match as well as other Serie A action live from anywhere, whether it be your phone, tablet, computer, or TV.
How to stream Juventus vs Napoli live in the UK
BT Sport has the rights to the Italian Super Cup game in the UK and is showing Juventus vs Napoli on its BT Sport 2 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 that also gets you access to BT's Premier League football, Women's Super League, Ligue 1, and more.
Live stream Juventus vs Napoli live in Canada
Sports streaming service DAZN holds the rights for live Italian soccer in Canada, including this match Italian Super Cup match between Juventus and Napoli.
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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