The 2021/2022 season of La Liga is now underway, and the absence of Lionel Messi is making the tournament more interesting than ever.

Defending champions Atlético Madrid are fending off competition from the likes of Real Madrid and Barcelona.

But how do you keep up with all the action with English language commentary? We’ve rounded up all the places to watch and stream La Liga in the UK and US.

How to watch La Liga in the UK

Watch La Liga on TV

The broadcaster with the rights to La Liga in the UK is Premier Sports. Coverage on TV is shown on Premier Sports 1 and 2, La Liga TV and FreeSports. These are English commentary channels.

The first three channels are only available on premium TV packages such as Sky and Virgin, but FreeSports is available on Freeview as well. However, FreeSports will only show select matches on Fridays and weekends. 

You can see the FreeSports La Liga schedule for upcoming matches here, and the full La Liga schedule of upcoming games here

If you want to add the premium channels to your TV package, costs start £11.99 per month or £120 per year, and you can purchase them over on the Premier Sports website.

How to stream La Liga

If you don’t have a premium TV subscription and still want to watch La Liga, then you can stream La Liga TV as an Amazon Prime Video channel.

Channels are available to current subscribers of Amazon Prime Video. It costs £5.99 to just subscribe to Amazon’s video streaming service, or you can get the full Amazon Prime membership for £7.99 per month, which will give you next-day delivery and access to exclusive sales and deals.

The La Liga TV channel costs an extra £7.99 on top of the subscription. This can be cancelled at any time.

Premier Sports also offers streaming packages, with costs starting from £7.99 per month for streaming La Liga. 

How to watch La Liga in the US

Watch La Liga on TV

In the US, La Liga airs on ABC, ESPN, and ESPN2, which are available on cable TV packages. If you don’t have these, then you can still watch online.

How to stream La Liga

La Liga is available on the sports streaming service ESPN+. This costs $6.99 per month on a rolling subscription, but you can also bundle this in with Hulu and Disney Plus for a discounted price. Again, English commentary is provided.