International football in Europe has a new brand. The UEFA Nations League is designed to jazz up international friendlies into a competitive tournament that runs over the 2018/2019 season.

And after the first wave of matches, England is in the semi finals. It'll face the Netherlands, while Portugal will take on Switzerland for the other place in the final.

When are the Nations League semi-finals?

Portugal vs Switzerland - Wednesday 5 June, 7.45pm UK time

Netherlands vs England - Thursday 6 June, 7.45pm UK time

When is the Nations League final?

The winners of the semi-finals will play in the Nations League Final - Sunday 9 June, 7.45pm UK time

There will also be a third place play off on Sunday 9 June, 2pm UK time.

What channel is the Nations League on?

You can watch the matches live on Sky Sports Main Event or Sky Sports Football. If you have Sky Sports already, simply tune in.

If you want to sign up for Sky Sports, you can check out your options here

How to watch the UEFA Nations League without Sky

If you don’t have Sky Sports, you can still watch the match on Now TV. Now TV allows you to pay a one-off fee with no contract for a day, week or month to access every Sky Sports channel.

Check out all the passes here.

The month pass costs £33.99, but you could buy the cheaper week pass if you want to catch both England matches on Thursday and Sunday. 

You can then stream the match on your laptop or via the Now TV smartphone and tablet app.

How to watch the UEFA Nations League if you are abroad

If you have Sky Sports or Now TV but you’re on holiday, you can still watch the UEFA Nations League using a VPN. This is software that allows you to access country-restricted content from anywhere on your laptop, phone or tablet.

We recommend NordVPN, a service we rated the best VPN around. See its pricing here and catch the Nations League even if you're not at home.