Croatia vs Scotland will kick off on Tuesday, June 22. This is the final group match for the two teams with both needing a win in order to have a chance of reaching the knockout stage. If you happen to be traveling abroad (outside the UK) during Euro 2020, you may be worried about missing out on this game. However, a Virtual Private Network (VPN) lets you unblock and watch Croatia vs Scotland live online from anywhere in the world.
Note that we’re only recommending official sources for watching Croatia vs Scotland. The trouble with unauthorized streams is that the low resolution and excessive lag make for a frustrating experience. Some people will miss out on much of the match due to unlicensed streams being taken offline for violating copyright. You can avoid all of the above issues because there are many official sources for streaming Euro 2020, some of which are free.
The vast majority of platforms showing Croatia vs Scotland are region-locked. If you’re traveling abroad and want to watch via your usual streaming service from home, you’re going to need to use a VPN.
How to watch Croatia vs Scotland live online with a VPN
While a VPN encrypts your data and protects your privacy, it can also be used to spoof your location. Connecting to a VPN server and changing your IP address lets you unblock geo-restricted content from abroad (such as Croatia vs Scotland).
Here’s how to live stream Croatia vs Scotland using a VPN:
- First, you’ll need to choose a VPN provider. We recommend NordVPN although you can’t go wrong with the high-quality alternatives of Surfshark and ExpressVPN.
- Next, download and install the appropriate VPN app for your streaming device. All of the VPNs recommended above allow multiple simultaneous connections.
- Log in to the VPN app before connecting to a server in your home country. In doing so, you’ll receive a new IP address and be able to access the region-locked platform.
- Go to the streaming platform in question (ITV Hub, for example). You should now find that you can watch all of its content, be it live or on-demand.
- If it doesn’t work, try clearing your browser’s cache and cookies. Failing this, connecting to another server may do the trick.
Croatia vs Scotland will of course air live. It’s well worth testing your VPN with your chosen streaming platform well before kickoff. That way, your VPN’s customer support should have enough time to troubleshoot any potential issues, ensuring you don’t miss out.
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How to watch Croatia vs Scotland (Euro 2020) on UK TV
The Croatia vs Scotland game will be shown on ITV. This means that you can watch it online for free via ITV Hub. Note that you’ll need to sign up for an ITV Hub account so be sure to do this ahead of time to avoid missing the start of the match. Keep in mind that you’ll be asked to provide some personal information: your name, email address, date of birth, and a UK postcode (you can enter any valid British postal code). A UK TV license is also required.
If you’re in Scotland, you’ll have to watch via STV Player instead. Again, this requires signing up for an account. Both ITV Hub and STV Player are geo-restricted so you’ll need to use a VPN to access their content. NordVPN works with both and comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee. You can use this to test it out for yourself and, if unsatisfied, can request a full refund within the 30-day period to get your money back.
Where else can I watch Croatia vs Scotland live online?
Soccer fans in the US can watch Croatia vs Scotland on ESPN 2. Got a cable TV subscription that includes ESPN? This means you’ll be able to watch online at no additional cost. To do so, simply sign in via the ESPN app or website using the same login details you use with your cable TV provider (an email address or username and password).
It’s also possible to watch ESPN and ESPN 2 with the following TV streaming services: FuboTV ($64.99 USD/month), Hulu with Live TV ($64.99 USD/month), Sling TV ($35/month), and YouTube TV ($64.99/month). This is a more expensive option but free trials are available for new customers in some cases. To watch any of the above services outside the US, be sure to use a VPN to get a US IP address.
The only way to watch Croatia vs Scotland in Australia is with Optus Sport which holds the exclusive broadcasting rights to the Euro 2020 tournament. Existing Optus Sport can simply sign in and watch online without any added cost. Not a subscriber? You can always subscribe to Optus Sport for $14.99 AUD per month. You can also find three-month ($29.99) and 12-month ($99) passes.
When it comes to Canada, there are actually two options for streaming Croatia vs Scotland. French speakers are in luck because they can watch the match live online for free on TVA. However, if you want to watch with English-language commentary, you’ll have to use TSN. This requires either a cable TV subscription or the purchase of a daily ($7.99 CAD) or monthly ($19.99) online pass. TSN is only available in Canada so a VPN and Canadian IP address is required.
What should I know about the Euro 2020 tournament?
Delayed to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Euro 2020 finally kicked off on June 11 and will run until the final on July 11. As the international tournament marks its 60th anniversary, Euro 2020 is being played across 11 cities and 11 UEFA countries. The Croatia vs Scotland game will take place at Hampden Park in Glasgow, Scotland.
Euro 2020 is made up of 24 teams which are split into six groups of four. Each team plays a total of three group games before the top two from each group progress to the knockout (round of 26) stage. They are joined by the top four ranked third-place teams. Portugal are the defending champions although France and Italy are among the early favorites to win.
Croatia vs Scotland: Who is favorite to win?
Scotland has a favorable head-to-head record versus Croatia. Indeed, the Scots are undefeated against Croatia in the last five games, having won two and drawn three. However, this is not reflected in the bookies’ odds which have Croatia as the likely victors. While Croatia are ranked 14th in the FIFA World Ranking, Scotland are 44th, making them underdogs, despite having the home advantage.