England vs Ivory Coast live stream: how to watch international football online from anywhere and on TV, team news

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There's another chance for fringe players to impress Three Lions boss Gareth Southgate this evening as England continue their preparations for the 2022 World Cup with a friendly against the Ivory Coast at Wembley. Read on to find out how to watch an England vs Ivory Coast live stream today no matter where you are in the world.

The team sheets are in and England have made wholesale changes, with Arsenal defender Ben White the only player to keep his place and Gareth Southgate handing first international starts to Tyrick Mitchell and Ollie Watkins. 

Crystal Palace star Wilfried Zaha meanwhile misses out for the Ivory Coast.

England vs Ivory Coast live stream

Date: Tuesday, March 29

Kick-off time: 7.45pm BST / 2.45pm ET / 11.45am PT / 12.15am IST / 5.45am AEDT / 7.45am NZDT

Venue: Wembley Stadium, London

Live stream: Sky Sports (UK) | ESPN Plus (US) | Optus Sport (AU) | Sky Sport (NZ)

Watch from anywhere: Try ExpressVPN 100% risk-free

England came from behind to beat Switzerland, with goals from Harry Kane and Luke Shaw, and Kane will be looking to add to his tally and move a step closer to overtaking England's record marksman Wayne Rooney, with the Spurs striker now just four goals behind.

The Ivory Coast won't be heading to Qatar after failing to reach CAF’s World Cup play-offs, and have recently suffered disappointment after losing at the quarter-final stage of the Africa Cup of Nations.

The Elephants nevertheless ran France close on Friday night in their 2-1 defeat in Paris, and have a dangerous forward line of Sebastien Haller and Nicolas Pepe that should cause problems for the hosts' defence.

Read on to find out how to watch an England vs Ivory Coast live stream from anywhere in the world on this week.

How to watch England vs Ivory Coast from outside your country

If you're abroad right now and struggling to tap into your regular coverage of the game, you'll want a VPN. This'll help you circumvent the geo-blocking that will try to stop you watching an England vs Ivory Coast live stream in particular parts of the world.

They're a useful means of getting around this issue, are cheap, and easy to set-up as well. Here's how it's done.

Use a VPN to watch an England vs Ivory Coast live stream from anywhere

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How to watch an England vs Ivory Coast live stream in the UK

Sky Sports

England vs Ivory Coast is being shown on Sky Sports in the UK, via its Main Event channel. Kick-off is set for 7.45pm BST on Tuesday evening, with coverage of the game starting at 7pm.

Sky customers with a Sky Sports subscription can watch this game on the go on mobile devices via the Sky Go streaming service, which has dedicated apps for almost every smart device. Take a look at our guide to Sky TV deals and packages for today's best prices.

If you don't fancy being locked in to a long contract, consider the more flexible streaming option, Now, (formerly Now TV).

Those outside the UK wanting to watch coverage like they would at home needn't worry about geo-blockers, either - as they can just pick up an ExpressVPN trial for 30 days and follow the instructions above to safely live stream the action. 

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How to watch England vs Ivory Coast: live stream soccer in the US


ESPN Plus is the place to watch England vs Ivory Coast in the US, with kick-off set for 2.45pm ET / 11.45am PT on Tuesday.

ESPN Plus+ monthly plans cost $6.99 a month, while the cost-saving annual subscription is priced at $69.99 a year. 

But for the ultimate value, grab a combined ESPN+, Hulu and Disney Plus bundle for just $13.99 a month, which gets you loads of great entertainment and family-friendly content in addition to all that sports action.

As an exclusively online service, ESPN Plus is available to stream via, iPhone, iPad, Android, Apple TV, Roku, Chromecast, Fire TV, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Oculus Go and Samsung connected TVs. As well as, of course, via a web browser on your computer.

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How to watch England vs Ivory Coast: live stream football in Australia


Optus Sport has exclusive rights to show England vs Ivory Coast live in Australia, but be warned that kick-off is set for 5.45am AEDT on Wednesday morning. 

You can stream Optus Sport coverage via your mobile, PC or tablet, and can also access the service on Fetch TV, Chromecast or Apple TV.

Anyone who isn't already signed up to the Optus telecommunications network can also take advantage of monthly subscriptions to Optus Sport. The service is available for $14.99 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 the top VPNs and watch the coverage from another nation.

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How to watch England vs Ivory Coast: live stream football in New Zealand


Sky Sport is showing the England vs Ivory Coast game in New Zealand, with kick-off set for 7.45am NZDT on Wednesday morning. 

Sky Sport subscribers can live stream the game via the Sky Go service, while cord-cutters and anyone else can try the Sky Sport Now streaming-only platform - where a weekly pass costs just $19.99. 

Anyone in New Zealand from abroad or vice-versa can use the VPN route outlined earlier to access their preferred coverage just like they would at home.

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