The UEFA Champions League semifinals start on Tuesday with a massive clash in England as Liverpool host Villarreal in the first of two legs. These two teams have plenty of recent history in the competition, meeting in the 2015/16 semifinals with Real winning, while Liverpool bounced Los Blancos in the round of 16 in the 2019-20 edition of the competition. They've met six times all time, with two wins for reach and two draws.
This time around, Liverpool are the favorites to advance, but Carlo Ancelotti's team have taken care of PSG and Chelsea, feeling confident they can do the same here with Pep Guardiola's side.
The Liverpool vs Villarreal live stream takes place Tuesday (April 26).
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Liverpool have never won the World's top club competition, but will be desperate to go a step further than last year, when they lost to Chelsea in the final. First they have to get there, though, which means beating formidable opponents in Villarreal.
Madrid, of course, have won this trophy more times than any other club — 13 in all, going right back to the very first European Cup in 1956. And having beaten the holders in the quarter-finals they'll be confident of knocking out another English club here.
Both sides have a few selection headaches. Pep Guardiola will be without the suspended Joao Cancelo, so will be hoping Kyle Walker and John Stones are both fit to play. Up front, Gabriel Jesus made a strong case to start with four goals against Watford at the weekend.
Madrid will be missing Eden Hazard, Luka Jovic and Mariano Diaz, and David Alaba is also struggling to recover from injury.
This should be a clash for the ages, so find out what happens by watching the Liverpool vs Villarreal live stream, wherever you are.
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The Liverpool vs Villarreal live stream will be shown on many different channels across the world, but what if you're not in your home country and want to watch it on your usual service?
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How to watch the Liverpool vs Villarreal live stream in the US
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How to watch the Liverpool vs Villarreal live stream in the UK
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BT Sport has the Liverpool vs Villarreal live stream in the U.K., and you can watch it on BT Sport 2HD and BT Sport Ultimate. The game kicks-off at 8 p.m. BST.
Prices differ hugely depending on whether you already have BT TV and a BT broadband subscription. If you have both, you can add the Sports package for £15/month plus a £20 upfront fee, or go for the £40/month Big Sports package which also includes all of the Sky Sports channels, giving you a total of 160 live streams.
Another option for non-BT subscribers is the BT Sport Monthly Pass (£25), which lets you watch via an app for a fixed time and doesn't require a lengthy subscription.
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