The huge Copa del Ray semi-final clash between Barcelona and Real Madrid will be shown on Eleven Sports.

And, as soon as that news dropped, everybody started to scratch their heads wondering what the hell Eleven Sports is and how you can access it.

Here is everything you need to know about tuning in to Eleven Sports from the U.K, U.S.A, Australia and more.


Barcelona vs Real Madrid

Barcelona host their Spanish rivals on Wednesday, February 5th, in the first leg of their Copa del Ray semi-final tie.

Kick-off is at 8 pm (GMT).

Barca have won the competition for four consecutive seasons and will be looking to inflict more pain on their fierce rivals, who have struggled to keep pace with the La Liga leaders this season.

The return leg will take place at the Santiago Bernabeu on February 27th – also on Eleven Sports!

How to Watch Eleven Sports – UK and Ireland

If you are from the U.K or Ireland then you can access the Eleven Sports online at

The channel is not free, however, and costs a subscription of £5.99.

This subscription includes online access to official La Liga, Serie A, Eredivisie, Chinese Super League, Europa League and MLS games.

If you want to save your pennies and aren’t fussed about watching Barca vs Real live, the highlight packages on Eleven Sports’ ‘On Demand’ section are free to watch.


How to Watch Eleven Sports – Rest of the World

Whether you’re on holiday in sunny Florida, living abroad as a digital nomad in Melbourne or simply hail from Shanghai, you can still catch up with streaming platforms that are usually unavailable in your country.

Websites such as Eleven Sports be accessed so long as your VPN address appears to be in the U.K.

You can purchase a VPN tool for a few pounds per month, which will redirect your VPN to the U.K.

Here’s all you need to know about using a VPN tool to watch matches such as Barcelona vs Real Madrid.


1. Pick a VPN Tool

There are a wealth of VPN tools out there but we recommend the likes of Express VPN, VPN Hub, Panda, Cyber Ghost, Nord VPN, Pure VPN, Vypr VPN and

All of them will cost a little bit of dollar although some of the tools offer free 30-day trials.

There are also multiple packages depending on whether you want to hide ads or block privacy filters, etc.

2. Download and Install

Simply sign up to your chosen VPN tool – usually via one, three, six or 12-month deals – and download the tool.

3. Follow the Instructions

Each VPN tool comes with different guidelines.

However, they’re all relatively easy to follow but may vary depending on whether you have a MacBook or Windows software.

The key is remembering to select ‘U.K’ when prompted to select where you would like your new VPN to be registered – this is rerouting your VPN from your country to the U.K.

3. Access Eleven Sports

With the VPN correctly setup you should now be able to access the Eleven Sports website.

Payment for the subscription can come from any worldwide debit or credit card.


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