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Poland vs Sweden live stream: how to watch the 2022 FIFA World Cup playoff online and on TV, team news

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Poland and Sweden square up this evening to decide who will qualify for Qatar, with a potentially tasty showdown between two of world football's best strikers.

The team news is in and Wojciech Szczesny and Robert Lewandowski return to the starting line up for the Poles having been rested during last week’s friendly action. T

The Swedes meanwhile start with Alexander Isak and Robin Quaison up front with the talismanic Zlatan Ibrahimović starting on the bench.

With Ibrahimović having served his suspension, this FIFA World Cup Path B play-off final could tonight see the veteran AC Milan star try to outgun Polish goal machine  Lewandowski.

Away from home at the moment? Make sure you know how to watch a Poland vs Sweden live stream from abroad. (opens in new tab)

Poland vs Sweden live stream

Date: Tuesday 29th March 2022

Kick off: 7:45pm BST / 2:45pm EDT

Venue: Silesian Stadium, Chorzów, Poland

Watch anywhere: Try ExpressVPN (opens in new tab) risk-free

US stream: ESPN+

UK stream: Sky Sports / Now TV

The Pole's place in this crucial game was assured after their semi-final opponents Russia were banned from the competition due to the invasion of Ukraine. They come into this game off the back of a 1-1 draw against Scotland in a friendly on Friday.

Sweden, meanwhile had to battle past the Czech Republic at home in a tight semi-final. Robin Quaison came off the bench to score the winning goal for the Swedes in the second half of added time to keep their hopes of qualifying for Qatar 2022 remain alive.

With Poland having home advantage and Sweden potentially fatigued after Thursday's night's exertions, the hosts are unsurprisingly the favourites to progress to the World Cup, but could Ibrahimović provide yet another memorable moment and guide is country to Qatar?

Poland vs Sweden kicks off at 7:45pm BST on Tuesday, 29th March at the Silesian Stadium in Chorzów. Follow our guide on how to watch a Poland vs Sweden live stream online, on TV and on your smartphone, from wherever you are in the world.

Watch a Poland vs Sweden live stream from abroad using a VPN

Even if you have subscribed to the relevant Poland vs Sweden live stream rights holders, you won't be able to access them when outside your own country. The service will know your location based on your IP address, and will automatically block your access.

A Virtual Private Network (VPN) helps you get around this obstacle. VPNs are a doddle to use and create a private connection between your device and the internet. All the information passing back and forth is entirely encrypted.

There are many VPN providers out there, with some more reliable and safe than others. As a rule, we’d suggest a paid-for service such as ExpressVPN (opens in new tab) which offers a 100 per cent risk-free money back guarantee. If you're not happy with the service any time within the first 30 days, then you can cancel with no penalties at all.

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ExpressVPN offers a 30-day money back guarantee with its VPN service. You can use it to watch on your mobile, tablet, laptop, TV, games console and more. There's 24/7 customer support and three months free when you sign-up. Try it – you'll be surprised how simple it is.

Using a VPN is incredibly simple.

1. Install the VPN of your choice. ExpressVPN (opens in new tab) is the one we recommend.

2. Open up the VPN app and choose the location of the service you wish to access. For Poland vs Sweden, you may wish to choose 'US' for ESPN+

3. Then head over to ESPN+ on your browser or device and enjoy the Poland vs Sweden live stream.

USA: Poland vs Sweden live stream

ESPN+

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ESPN and ESPN+ have the rights to show Poland vs Sweden in the US, as well as other World Cup qualifying games involving European teams, FA Cup games and a host of other sport. All matches will be available in English and Spanish.

You can sign up to ESPN+, the channel's online streaming service. It costs $6.99 per month or $13.99 for a bargain along with Hulu and Disney+.

UK: watch a Poland vs Sweden live stream

Poland vs Sweden a will be broadcast on Sky Sports Red Button service in HD. Take a look at the best Sky TV deals if you're interested in signing up and watching this game and many more in top quality.

Even without a full Sky subscription, though, fans can enjoy a Poland vs Sweden live stream in HD with a Now TV day pass or a monthly pass. Here are the best Now TV deals live right now.

BT Sport customers can also enjoy the game so long as they're subscribed to the BT Sport Big Bundle which includes the Sky Sports channels as well as the BT ones. You can add it to your BT package for £40 per month (opens in new tab).

Virgin Media customers are be able to watch Poland vs Sweden with a Sky Sports subscription through the Virgin Media’s Bigger + Sports bundle (opens in new tab) which covers all the Sky and BT televised games.

If you have a Virgin TiVo box and access to BT or Sky, you can watch on-the-go through Virgin's TV Anywhere app. And if that's not enough, there is Twitter's deal with Sky Sports to show goals and highlights via the Sky Football account.

Australian and US fans in the UK can watch the game by using a VPN (opens in new tab) to unblock their usual live streams on Optus Sports and ESPN+.

Australia: Poland vs Sweden live stream

If you're in Australia, local streaming service Optus Sport will provide live coverage of the World Cup qualifiers – including Poland vs Sweden – for just AU$14.99 per month or AU$68 a month.

Stuck outside Oz at the moment? Don't forget that you can use a VPN (opens in new tab) to access a live stream without being blocked.

2022 FIFA World Cup playoffs, European fixtures

Tuesday 29th March
Poland vs Sweden
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June, date TBC
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