Rangers vs RB Leipzig live stream: how to watch the Europa League semi-final second leg online and on TV, team news

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RB Leipzig bring a precious 1-0 lead to Ibrox on Thursday night hoping to make their first major European final. Only four sides have ever overcome a first-leg defeat to reach the Europa League final. Can Rangers make it five? Make sure you know how to watch a Rangers vs RB Leipzig live stream from anywhere in the world.

In the US soccer fans can stream Rangers vs RB Leipzig free on Paramount+ with this 7-day free trial. Don't forget to use a VPN if you're based in the US but currently stuck outside the States. UK fans can get a BT Sport Monthly Pass.

Rangers vs RB Leipzig live stream

Date: Thursday 5th May 2022

Kick off: 8pm BST / 3pm ET

Location: Ibrox, Glasgow

Free stream trial: Paramount+

Watch anywhere with ExpressVPN

With Celtic just one win away from effectively regaining the Scottish Premiership title, the blue side of Glasgow will be hoping European glory can make up for the disappointment of handing the trophy straight back to their city rivals. Rangers are winless in their last three home games against German clubs, but have already triumphed over Borussia Dortmund over two legs on their way to the semi-finals.

Rangers boss Gio van Bronckhorst has made three changes to the side that drew with Celtic at the weekend, with Ryan Jack, Glen Kamara and Scott Wright replacing Steven Davis, Scott Arfield and Fashion Sakala. Veteran goalkeeper Allan McGregor makes his 75th appearance for Rangers in the competition. 

After going 15 unbeaten in all competitions, RB Leipzig have lost two Bundesliga games in a row, which puts their chances of Champions League qualification under serious threat. Winning the Europa League could be their only route into Europe's top competition, so Domenico Tedesco will be hoping his side can find their form again in Glasgow.

There are also three changes to the RB Leipzig side that lost to Borussia Mönchengladbach on Monday night, with Lukas Klostermann, Yussuf Poulsen and Benjamin Henrichs in for Mohamed Simakan, André Silva and Nordi Mukiele.  

It's an 8pm GMT kick-off at Ibrox tonight, Thursday 5th May 2022. Read on for more details on how to watch a Rangers vs RB Leipzig live stream wherever you are in the world.

Watch a Rangers vs RB Leipzig free live stream

Rangers vs RB Leipzig live stream and how to watch the Europa League for free online and on TV

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Soccer fans in the States are lucky enough to be able to watch UEFA Europa League games live through Paramount Plus – and the first 7 days are free. After that, you'll pay $4.99 a month. No contract. Bargain, right? 

Rangers vs RB Leipzig starts at 3pm ET on Thursday.

Of course, Paramount Plus is only available within the US. Stuck abroad? Simply use a VPN to access a live stream without being blocked. We recommend ExpressVPN, as it comes with a risk-free 30-day money-back guarantee.

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Watch UEFA Champions League and Europa League football for free with a 7-day free trial of Paramount Plus. You can choose from any of the Champions League and Europa League games. It's $4.99 per month once the trial expires. Cancel at any time.

Watch a Rangers vs RB Leipzig live stream from abroad using a VPN

Even if you've subscribed to the relevant Rangers vs RB Leipzig live stream service, you won't be able to access coverage from outside your own country. The service provider will know your location based on your IP address, and 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, 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.

How to use a VPN for Rangers vs RB Leipzig

Using a VPN is incredibly simple for watching Paramount Plus from abroad:

1. Install the VPN of your choice. ExpressVPN is the one we recommend.

2. Open up the VPN app and choose the location of the service you wish to access. For the UEFA Europa League, you may wish to choose 'USA' for Paramount +.

3. Then head over to Paramount+ on your browser or device and enjoy the Rangers vs RB Leipzig live stream.

If, for whatever reason, you can't get it working, then do remember that you have the comfort of a 30-day money back guarantee with ExpressVPN. You could also try NordVPN, which also comes with a 30-day money back guarantee, and Surfshark which offers 24 hour assistance.

Watch Rangers vs RB Leipzig in Australia

If you're in Australia, local streaming service Stan Sport provides live coverage of the UEFA Europa League (including Rangers vs RB Leipzig), Champions League and Europa Conference League.

To begin with, there's a Stan 30-day free trial. After that, you choose your base package and the necessary sport add-on costs AU$10 a month on top (so, from $20 a month in total). 

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

You can download the Stan app for Android and iOS devices. Fetch TV, Apple TV, Android TV, most smart TVs, Amazon Fire, and Chromecast also carry the app for smart TV viewing. You can watch Stan live streams through Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Edge browsers and, lastly, it's also available on Xbox and PlayStation.

Watch Rangers vs RB Leipzig in the UK

Rangers vs RB Leipzig live stream and how to watch the Europa League for free online and on TV

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Rights to show the UEFA Europa League in the UK belong to BT Sport, whose long-term deal to broadcast all matches from UEFA club competitions means you'll also be able to watch the Champions League. 

Rangers vs RB Leipzig will be shown on BT Sport 2 (HD) and BT Sport Ultimate (4K). The game kicks off at 8pm GMT, and the build-up starts at 7pm.

BT Sport for existing BT TV customers from £15

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Upgrading to all four BT Sport channels is no big deal if you’re already a BT customer. Those with BT TV already can access the channels for £15 per month. BT Broadband customers can enjoy the BT Sport app and watch on the go for the same price.

New BT broadband and BT TV customers get access to some great deals including BT Sport while existing BT customers can upgrade to the sport channels for as little as £15 per month.

Sky TV users can also add BT Sport to their existing package from £20 a month, but that will not include any 4K viewing. It's also worth looking out for bundled Sky Sports and BT Sport deals.

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Sky TV customers can add the BT Sport channels to their TV package for £20 per month on a 24-month contract. This gets you instant access to the BT Sport app.

However you subscribe to BT Sport, though, you will get access to streams via the BT website and BT Sport app, so you can watch on the move within the UK or from abroad, using a VPN .

BT Sport Collection on Virgin Media £18 per month

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The BT Sport Collection on Virgin Media is a £18 bolt-on, at the time of writing. It brings coverage of football, rugby, cricket, UFC and more, plus access to BT Sport Ultra HD for 4K viewing. You can cancel the subscription at any time.

Those on Virgin Media will need the Virgin V6 box and a 4K TV to make sure they're getting the action at maximum resolution. With the basic Big Bundle, BT Sport is £18 per month but all five BT Sport channels, including Ultra HD, are included on the larger TV packages which start at £69 per month. More details on Virgin Media TV bundles.

BT Sport Ultimate is not available on the Sky TV platform but anyone with an Xbox, PlayStation, Apple TV or a Samsung TV can watch the Champions League and Europa League in 4K HDR using the BT Sport app with the BT Sport Monthly Pass. No contract required.

BT Sport Monthly Pass £25 per month

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Enjoy the Europa League, Champions League, FA Cup, Premier League and more in 4K HDR, all contract-free through the BT Sport app on games consoles, Apple TV and Samsung TVs. You do not need to be a BT customer and can opt out at any time.

Canada: Rangers vs RB Leipzig live stream

Football fans in Canada can watch every Champions League, Premier League and Europa League game – including Rangers vs RB Leipzig – live on DAZN.  

A subscription to the streaming service costs $20 (CAD) a month or $150 (CAD) a year.

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DAZN Canada has the rights to every UEFA Europa League 2021/22 live stream, plus Bundesliga, UEFA Champions League, Premier League, US Sports, Fightsports, and more. It's $20 (CAD) a month and you can cancel any time.

DAZN is only available within Canada, so be sure to use a VPN if you're stuck abroad. We recommend ExpressVPN as it's reliable and comes with a risk-free 30-day money-back guarantee.

Europa League 2021/22 fixtures

Rangers vs RB Leipzig live stream and how to watch the Europa League for free online and on TV

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All kick-off times are in BST

Semi finals - 5th May 2022

8pm - Eintracht Frankfurt vs West Ham
8pm - Rangers vs RB Leipzig


8pm - 18th May 2022

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