The first time Manchester City and Burnley met in the FA Cup was in 1931. America was in the Great Depression and Duke Ellington was on the radio. Burnley won. However, times have changed and Manchester City have won the last five FA Cup games against Burnley. They are looking to continue that trend when the FA Cup quarter-final kicks off this weekend.
Start making that coffee, East Coasters. Manchester City vs. Burnley kicks off at 7:45am ET today, March 18. There’s only one way to watch it in the US: ESPN+. Here’s how to save some money on a subscription.
Watch the live stream of Manchester City vs. Burnley on ESPN Plus
ESPN+ has the exclusive rights to broadcast the FA Cup this year. Unfortunately, there is no free trial of ESPN+, so you will have to spend some money to watch the match between Manchester City and Burnley. Fortunately, it won’t be that much and there are a few ways to save a bit. The base price for ESPN+ is $10 per month or $100 for a full year. However, if you’re interested in Disney+ or Hulu, you can opt for the Disney Bundle and save big on all three. The Disney Bundle gives you access to all of these services for just $12 a month.
Watch the live stream of Manchester City vs. Burnley from abroad with a VPN
The FA Cup is being broadcast on different services around the world. In fact, the US is the only country that broadcasts it on ESPN+. If you’re already an ESPN+ subscriber but you’re outside the US right now, here’s how you can get the FA Cup: Use a VPN to trick your internet into thinking you’re on US soil. It is simple and cheap. Right now, NordVPN, the best VPN for streaming and the best VPN overall, is 59% off when you buy a two-year plan. It comes out to $6.69 per month. Just sign up, choose a server in the US and watch Manchester City vs. Burnley on ESPN+.