Europa League Final 2020/21: Villarreal v Man Utd - Live stream, TV channel and how to watch on BT Sport

Find out how to watch the Europa League Final 2021: Villarreal v Man Utd exclusively live on BT Sport. From kick-off to when & where, discover how to watch this year’s UEFA Europa League climax.

Published: 6 May 2021 - 10.14pm
The Europa League trophy

Villlarreal will take on Manchester United in the 2020/21 Europa League final.

Unai Emery steered the Spanish side to a first ever Europa League final at the expense of his former side, Arsenal, as they protected a 2-1 first lead to hold the Gunners to a goalless draw in north London.

United, meanwhille, were beaten in Italy but Edinson Cavani's brace prevented any real panic from setting in during an entertaining 3-2 defeat to Roma on Thursday night as the Red Devils triumphed 8-5 on aggregated.

The result means Ole Gunnar Solksjaer will contest his first cup final since taking charge at United with a real chance to claim silverware in the same competition United won back in 2017.

Find out all you need to know to get ready for the Europa League final on Wednesday 26 May, exclusively live on BT Sport once again this season, by reading on below.

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How to watch the 2021 Europa League final

Our coverage of the showpiece event gets underway on Wednesday 26 May at 7pm with build up, insight and analysis from our stellar panel of European football experts ahead of kick off at 8pm.

What TV channel is the 2021 Europa League final on?

Coverage of the final is on BT Sport 1 HD and in ultra-definition on BT Sport Ultimate from 7pm.

BT Sport Ultimate uses the latest streaming technology to bring you closer to the action. With events showing in HDR, 4K and 4K HDR, you’ll get the best pictures possible on your device.

The match is also available to live stream on the BT Sport app or right here on - full details below.

How to watch the 2021 Europa League final on digital devices

BT Sport app (mobile, tablet, smart TVs and consoles)

Anyone in the UK can watch the Europa League final with the award-winning BT Sport app, available to download on mobiles, tablets, selected smart devices and games consoles.

A link to the live stream will be available at the top of the homepage when our coverage gets underway at 7pm.

With the enhanced video player featuring an interactive timeline, multi-camera functionality, 360° live streaming and highlights, watching on mobiles or tablets truly offers the most immersive viewing experience for the Champions League final.

BT Sport subscribers, meanwhile, can enjoy all the action in stunning 4K HDR.

The BT Sport app is available to download for free and offers far more than just live streaming, with a huge catalogue of premium video and brilliant editorial features. (laptop, mobile and tablet)

The Europa League final will also be available on for laptop viewers, again via the acclaimed enhanced video player.

All you have to do is open this live stream page at 7pm. Once you've checked out the latest form and line-ups, you can hit 'Watch Live' to get straight to the heart of the action.

If you'd prefer to watch on your phone or tablet but don't want to download the BT Sport app, subscribers can watch all the action on with our standard web mobile player right here.

*The Europa League final will be shown in 4K HDR. Anyone intending to watch in 4K HDR will need a BT Sport subscription and the BT Sport app on mobile, tablet, Samsung Smart TVs (2015 onwards), Apple TV 4K, Xbox One (X and S) or PlayStation 4.

**The Europa League final will be shown in VR360 on the BT Sport app on mobiles and tablets.

How to watch the 2021 Europa League final on TV set-top boxes

Again, there are a number of ways to watch the Europa League final on TV set-top boxes. 

BT TV customers can tune in on channel 431 (HD) or 433 (4K UHD). On Sky, customers should go to channel 414 (HD), while non-customers can add BT Sport to their TV subscription.

The action will also be free to watch on Virgin Media set-top boxes on channel 100 (HD) or 532 (4K UHD).

What if I can't watch the 2021 Europa League final live?

No problem. A highlights package of the clash will be made available to all shortly after the game on both the BT Sport app and We'll also publish in-game clips throughout the 90 minutes.

A full replay of the match will be accessible on all digital devices immediately after the live broadcast concludes.

There will also be several opportunities to watch the match in full on TV and online after the event. For more information on the latest listings, check out our TV Guide.

What other live football does BT Sport show?

As well as the final of the Champions League and Europa League, BT Sport remains the home of European club football for the 2020/21 season.

We'll also be bringing you live matches from the Premier League, Bundesliga, Ligue 1 and much more next season.

For full details of BT Sport's upcoming live football schedule, check out our What's on BT Sport page.