Portugal vs. Iceland Livestream: How to Watch Euro 2024 Qualifier Soccer From Anywhere
Ronaldo and co. are aiming to maintain their perfect record in Group J.
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With nine wins from nine from their UEFA Euro 2024 qualifying campaign so far, Portugal will look to continue their impressive run as they host Iceland today.
Key men Pepe, Rafael Leão and Nélson Semedo are all unavailable for Portugal boss Roberto Martínez for this one, but the 2016 champions looked comfortable without that trio as they coasted to a 2-0 away win against Liechtenstein on Thursday.
They now face an Iceland side that has struggled to make a dent in Group J, with just three wins from their nine fixtures placing them in fourth place in the pool. Automatic qualification for next summer's tournament is not out of the question for Åge Hareide's side, as there remains a slim chance of them making it through to Euro 2024 via the UEFA Nations League playoff route.
Portugal host Iceland at the Estádio José Alvalade on Sunday, Nov. 19. Kickoff is set for 7:45 p.m. WET local time in Lisbon, Portugal (7:45 p.m. GMT in the UK and Ireland, 2:45 p.m. ET, 11.45 a.m. PT in the US, and 6:45 a.m. AEDT on Monday, Nov. 19 in Australia).
How to watch the Portugal vs. Iceland game online from anywhere using a VPN
If you find yourself unable to view the game locally, you may need a different way to watch the game -- that's where using a VPN can come in handy. A VPN is also the best way to stop your ISP from throttling your speeds on game day by encrypting your traffic, and it's also a great idea if you're traveling and find yourself connected to a Wi-Fi network, and you want to add an extra layer of privacy for your devices and logins.
With a VPN, you're able to virtually change your location on your phone, tablet or laptop to get access to the game. Most VPNs, like our Editors' Choice, ExpressVPN, make it really easy to do this.
Using a VPN to watch or stream sports is legal in any country where VPNs are legal, including the US, UK and Canada, as long as you have a legitimate subscription to the service you're streaming. You should be sure your VPN is set up correctly to prevent leaks: Even where VPNs are legal, the streaming service may terminate the account of anyone it deems to be circumventing correctly applied blackout restrictions.
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Quick tips for streaming Euro 2024 qualifiers using a VPN
With four variables at play -- your ISP, browser, video streaming provider and VPN -- your experience and success when streaming Euro 2024 qualifiers may vary.
If you don't see your desired location as a default option for ExpressVPN, try using the "search for city or country" option.
If you're having trouble getting the game after you've turned on your VPN and set it to the correct viewing area, there are two things you can try for a quick fix. First, log into your streaming service subscription account and make sure the address registered for the account is an address in the correct viewing area. If not, you may need to change the physical address on file with your account. Second, some smart TVs -- like Roku -- don't have VPN apps you can install directly on the device itself. Instead, you'll have to install the VPN on your router or the mobile hotspot you're using (like your phone) so that any device on its Wi-Fi network now appears in the correct viewing location.
All of the VPN providers we recommend have helpful instructions on their main site for quickly installing the VPN on your router. In some cases with smart TV services, after you install a cable network's sports app, you'll be asked to verify a numeric code or click a link sent to your email address on file for your smart TV. This is where having a VPN on your router will also help, since both devices will appear to be in the correct location.
And remember, browsers can often give away a location despite using a VPN, so be sure you're using a privacy-first browser to log into your services. We normally recommend Brave.