On Sunday, August 21st Sunderland will match up with Middlesbrough in each team’s second game of the season. The match will take place at 8:30 a.m. ET and will be broadcast on NBCSN in the United States. Both teams had seriously full schedules in pre-season friendly play and the performance on both sides was mostly positive. One game into the season, it is tough to tell exactly how a team will perform. Last season, Sunderland won their last game to avoid being relegated from the EPL, while Middlesborough were promoted into the league after a strong season last year.
The match being broadcast on NBCSN means that people in the U.S. can easily watch the match. Thankfully, NBCSN is available on multiple services for cable cutters, so you don’t need to be paying for that expensive cable package to watch the match. Keep reading to find out the best options to watch Sunderland vs Middlesbrough online.
Watch a Sunderland vs Middlesbrough Live Stream by Signing up for Sling TV
For the match, Sling TV will be our top recommended way to watch Sunderland vs Middlesbrough live stream. The subscription service only costs $25 per month for its Sling Blue package and ultimately lets you live stream more than 40 popular cable channels. No contract is required and you can watch on nearly all popular devices.
It will be ideal to watch Sunderland vs Middlesbrough online since NBCSN is included in the basic package along with TNT, AMC, Comedy Central, TBS, FS1, FX, and several more. In certain locations, you get access to live streams of FOX and NBC, but Sling TV is still rolling those options out at the moment. If you want to stream Sunderland vs Middlesbrough on your TV, you can get either $60 off an Apple TV or a Roku player free if you subscribe to three months of Sling TV. This is one of our favorite deals; both devices are compatible with tons of other services and are a huge asset for cable cutters.
PlayStation Vue- Another Way to Stream Sunderland vs Middlesbrough
PlayStation Vue is another service that will let you watch Sunderland vs Middlesbrough online without the need for cable. The starting package on PlayStation Vue offers more than 50 cable channels to live stream. These include ESPN, ESPN2, TBS, TNT, CNBC, FX, FS1, and NBCSN, which is how you can watch the Sunderland vs Middlesbrough live stream. All of that costs only $29.99 per month.
To stream PlayStation Vue (review) you can use PlayStation consoles, iOS devices, Android devices, Roku, Chromecast, or Amazon Fire TV. You might run into some restrictions if you are trying to stream outside your home, which is a downside of PlayStation Vue. Also, certain locations will get access to channels like CBS, ABC, NBC, and FOX live as well. In these places the starting package is $39.99 per month. Overall, it’s a solid second option to stream Sunderland vs Middlesbrough.
Watch from Another Country Outside the U.S.
For those of you based outside of the U.S., you are not out luck. In fact, there are many options out there for you to watch Sunderland vs Middlesbrough online. Check out this guide to learn about the different options out there.
Sunderland vs Middlesbrough Schedule
Date: Sunday, August 21st
Time: 8:30 a.m. ET
Live stream: Sling TV
If you look at the history of these two teams, you’ll see that they are fairly evenly matched. But with few recent matches to analyze, this game could really go either way. These teams certainly are not favorites in the EPL, but they are both strong teams with some great players. You won’t want to miss the Sunderland vs Middlesbrough live stream this weekend!
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