Amazon Prime Video will be airing 20 Premier League matches live this December!

As if forking out for Sky Sports and BT Sports wasn’t enough, football fans have a new competitor on the horizon.

Online giant Amazon will be adding another feather into their ever-growing cap by taking up 20 Premier League matches and streaming them on their Prime Video streaming service this December.

The move means that the Premier League TV rights, which have been valued at an incredible £5.14 billion between 2016 and 2019 according to the BBC, are now shared between the three companies.

But for viewers not wanting to miss a moment of the action, how can you tune in to Amazon Prime and how much does the service cost?

Premier League matches on Amazon Prime

Amazon struck a deal with the Premier League back in the summer of 2018 to broadcast 20 matches live during the 2019/20 season and beyond until 2022.

It is estimated by SportsPro Media that Amazon paid around £80 million for the rights to broadcast the 20 fixtures.

While the 20 December Premier League fixtures are Amazons first foray into football, the retail and streaming giant has also aired the 2019 US Tennis Open as well as a selection of NFL games. 

Which matches will be shown?

Amazon’s deal means that it gets to broadcast two full rounds of matches, totalling a whopping 20 matches. 

During the mid-week round of matches between December 3rd to December 5th, Amazon are showing the following fixtures:

Tuesday, December 3rd

19:30 | Crystal Palace v Bournemouth

20:15 | Burnley v Manchester City 

Wednesday, December 4th

19:30 | Leicester v Watford

19:30 | Wolves v West Ham

19:30 | Southampton v Norwich

19:30 | Chelsea v Aston Villa

19:30 | Manchester United v Tottenham

20:15 | Liverpool v Everton

Thursday, December 5th

19:30 | Sheffield United v Newcastle

20:15 | Arsenal v Brighton

And on Boxing Day and December 27th, Amazon will be broadcasting these matches.

Boxing Day

12:30 | Tottenham v Brighton

15:00 | Bournemouth v Arsenal

15:00 | Chelsea v Southampton

15:00 | Aston Villa v Norwich

15:00 | Everton v Burnley

15:00 | Sheffield United v Watford

15:00 | Crystal Palace v West Ham

17:30 | Manchester United v Newcastle

20:00 | Leicester v Liverpool

Friday, December 27th

19:45 | Wolves v Manchester City

How to watch

To watch this batch of 20 matches, you’ll need a subscription to Amazon Prime which includes free one-day delivery for items bought on the Amazon website as well as the ability to stream TV shows, films and sport via Amazon Prime Video and music via Prime Music.

An Amazon Prime subscription costs £79 per year or £7.99 per month and you’ll also have the chance to try out Amazon Prime with a 30-day free trial.

Premier League football is coming to Amazon Prime in December and you can watch the action via a smart TV, Amazon Fire TV stick, games console, mobile device and, of course, online on an internet browser.

If you miss any of the live action, you will be able to access full replays and highlights of the matches on Amazon Prime Video and there are a host of in-game options that will enhance the experience from interactive stats to having the ability to turn off the commentator and just listen to the stadium noise. 

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