Southampton vs Coventry City live stream: how to watch FA Cup Fourth Round online and on TV, team news

St Mary's Stadium - home to Premier League football team Southampton
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Southampton vs Coventry City sees two mid-table sides go to battle in the FA Cup Fourth round today and, even with a league between them on paper, these are just the kinds of match-ups that are difficult to predict. Both sides are capable of something top drawer on their day but they've each got a shocker up their sleeves too. The game is not on UK TV but you'll find it online and on TV channels elsewhere. Follow our guide on how watch a Southampton vs Coventry live stream, no matter where you are in the world.

The team news is in and Willy Caballero starts in goal for the Saints while Thierry Small makes his debut on the left. Shane Long will be looking to wreak havoc in the Coventry box.

Southampton vs Coventry live stream

Date: Saturday, February 5

Start time: 3pm GMT / 10am EST / 7am PST / 2am AEDT / 4am NZDT 

Venue: St Mary's, Southampton

Free stream: 10Play (AUS)

US stream: EPSN Plus (US)

The Saints claimed their spot in the fourth round after edged past Championship side Swansea City last month after extra-time. Boss Ralph Hasenhuttl will be hoping home comforts will help his side can negotiate a smother passage into the next round this time out, with his team still likely buzzing after their impressive battling 1-1 draw against Premier League leaders Man City before the international break.

Currently in 10th in the Championship and very much in the shake up for a play-off place, Coventry lined up this tie after beating fellow Championship side Derby County 1-0, and will always have the memories of '87 and Gary Mabutt's knee for confidence in the Cup.

Here's how to get a Southampton vs Coventry City live stream and watch this FA Cup fixture online from anywhere.


Watch Southampton vs Coventry live stream online

watch any of them, in full, including Southampton vs Coventry on on-demand streaming service 10Play

Channel 10 has the rights to the FA Cup in the Australia and you can watch any of them, in full, including Southampton vs Coventry on on-demand streaming service <a href="https://10play.com.au/" data-link-merchant="10play.com.au"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">10Play.

10Play is free to watch for anyone in Australia. Sign-up with an Australian post code and away you go. Make sure to <a href="https://go.expressvpn.com/c/4550836/1330033/16063?subId1=hawk-custom-tracking&sharedId=hawk&u=https%3A%2F%2Fexpressvpn.com%2Fstream-sports%2Fwatch-football-online%2F%3Foffer%3D3monthsfree%26a_fid%3D744" data-link-merchant="expressvpn.com"" data-link-merchant="10play.com.au"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">use a VPN if you're trying to access <a href="https://10play.com.au/" data-link-merchant="10play.com.au"" data-link-merchant="expressvpn.com"" data-link-merchant="10play.com.au"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">10Play while outside of the country and away from home.

Southampton vs Coventry kicks off at 2am AEDT on Sunday morning.

Watch Southampton vs Coventry live stream from anywhere

If you're abroad right now and struggling to tap into your local coverage of the game, you'll want a VPN. This'll help you circumvent the geo-blocking that will try to stop you watching a Southampton vs Coventry 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 Southampton vs Coventry from anywhere

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Using a VPN is as easy as one-two-three...

1. Download and install a VPN - as we say, our top choice is ExpressVPN.

2. Connect to the appropriate server location - open the VPN app, hit 'choose location' and select the appropriate location, eg: 'Australia'.

3. Go to the broadcaster's stream - head to your home broadcaster's site or app and watch as if you were at home - so that's 10Play if you're from Australia.


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Can I watch a Southampton vs Coventry FA Cup live stream in the UK?

While the FA Cup this season is now completely FREE, with matches split between the BBC and ITV, this match is sadly not one of the games from the Fourth round selected for broadcast by either terrestrial network.

The only alternative is to use one of our <a href="https://www.techradar.com/vpn/best-vpn" data-link-merchant="techradar.com"">best VPNs as described above, set your location to a country on this page that is broadcasting and go from there. But do bear in mind that most paid streaming services do require a credit card based in the country the service is from.

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How to watch Southampton vs Coventry live stream in the US

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ESPN has the rights to the FA Cup in the US, and will be showing a massive 79 live matches during this year's competition on its <a href="https://www.techradar.com/news/espn-everything-you-need-to-know-about-the-sports-focused-streaming-service" data-link-merchant="techradar.com"">ESPN Plus streaming service, including this Fourth Round clash.

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Southampton vs Coventry kicks off at 10am EST / 7am PST Stateside.

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How to watch Southampton vs Coventry live stream in Canada

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Sportsnet is the FA Cup rights holder in Canada. Sportsnet is available on most Canadian cable packages. Customers will be able to head over to Sportsnet Now and pick up a Southampton vs Coventry live stream.

Southampton vs Coventry kicks off at 10am EST / 7am PST.

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