This is the type of football match where 'friendly' is nothing but a word. The purpose of the International Champions Cup may be more about player fitness and bedding in new signings than silverware, but Manchester United vs Liverpool will always have some needle. And we'll tell you how to live stream it from absolutely anywhere.

This match gives Jose Mourinho and Jurgen Klopp a great chance to experiment with tactics, formations and line-ups ahead of the imminent Premier League season. So that hopefully means showings for the new Brazilian members of their squads, like United's Fred and Liverpool's goalkeeper Alisson.

Man U's only game of the tournament so far was a penalty win against Italian giants AC Milan. While Liverpool have a win and a loss against their record, versus Manchester City and Borussia Dortmund respectively.

Without any traditional broadcasters picking up the games, you've come to the right place to find out where to live stream Manchester United vs Liverpool. Or head here for advice on watching the rest of the International Champions Cup.

Use a VPN to live stream Manchester United vs Liverpool from anywhere

It's no big surprise to discover that a lot of countries don't have a broadcaster that's picked up the rights to show the International Champions Cup football. The UK and US are two exceptions (more details on which below), but if you're somewhere that isn't showing it then you can use a VPN to login to a region that is broadcasting the game. And it's really easy to do:

How to stream Man United vs Liverpool live in the UK 

How to watch Manchester United vs Liverpool: US live stream 

International Champions Cup 2018 format

18 teams, two weeks, a league format…you may have guessed that this isn't your regulation kind of football tournament.

Each team plays three matches with 3 points for a win in 90 minutes, 2 points for a win on penalties, 1 point for a loss on penalties and 0 points for a loss. Whoever has the most points when all the matches are completed is the International Champions Cup winner, with head-to-head being the tie breaker if the top teams are level on points.