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Leicester City vs Southampton live stream: how to watch FA Cup semi-final online

Leicester City vs Southampton live stream fa cup
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History awaits Brenden Rodgers and Ralph Hasenhuttl as both managers aim for a long awaited place in the final of the world's most famous domestic cup competition. Follow our guide for all the ways to watch a Leicester City vs Southampton live stream, and watch this FA Cup semi-final, where it's being shown exclusively in the US on ESPN Plus (opens in new tab).

A win here would put the Foxes in their first FA Cup final since 1963 and would cap a fine season for the East Midlands club. Still battling out for a place in the top 4, Leicester's run to today's match at Wembley has been a tough one, with the Foxes having to negotiate tricky ties against Stoke City, Brentford, Brighton and, finally, Manchester United.

Watch Leicester City vs Southampton live stream

Date: Sunday, April 18

Start time: 1.30pm ET / 10.30am PT

Venue: Wembley Stadium, London

Live stream: exclusively on EPSN Plus (US)

Southampton's journey has been equally as impressive with wins over Arsenal, Wolves and South Coast rivals Bournemouth to reach the last four.

Both teams' preparations coming into this crucial game have been less than ideal, however, with both the Foxes and the Saints enduring damaging defeats in the Premier League last weekend.

Here's how to get a Leicester City vs Southampton live stream and watch this FA Cup semi-final fixture online in the US today.

Leicester vs Southampton live stream fa cup US

How to watch Leicester City vs Southampton live stream in the US

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ESPN has the rights to the FA Cup in the US, and the great news is that every quarter-final match will be shown live on its ESPN Plus (opens in new tab) streaming service, including this huge game.

ESPN+ only costs $5.99 per month (opens in new tab) and allows you to watch online as well as via its mobile app and TV streamer apps on the likes of Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, PS4 and Xbox. You'll save even more if you pay for a year in advance - that costs $59.99 for 12 months (opens in new tab).

But there's even better value to be had, if you grab ESPN+ as part of the big Disney Plus Bundle (opens in new tab). As well as ESPN Plus live coverage and documentary action, you'll get access to the hugely impressive Disney Plus catalogue - which features Marvel movies, every Simpsons episode ever, the complete Star Wars canon, Pixar films, and much more - plus all the great shows and movies that Hulu offers.

And the cost is super reasonable - for all that content, you only have to pay $13.99 a month for the Disney Plus bundle (opens in new tab).

Leicester vs Southampton kicks off at 1.30pm ET / 10.30am PT Stateside.

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