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Belarus Premier League: How to watch on live stream and TV, UK start times, fixture list and who to support

BELARUS PREMIER LEAGUE action continues despite the rest of the football world being suspended due to coronavirus.

Belarus president Alexander Lukashenko has downplayed the threat of COVID-19 despite most of the globe going into lockdown and continues to play ice hockey himself.

The Belarus Premier League continues despite the global coronavirus pandemic

The Belarusian Premier League or the Vysheyshaya Liga as its also known, is now the only top-flight league on the planet still going.

How can I watch the Belarus Premier League?

Games are being streamed by Bet365, with fans needing to create an account with the betting site to watch.

As well as that you need to top up your account and have made a bet in the 24 hours prior to the match the unlock the live stream.

Belarus Premier League fixture list

Saturday, April 11

  • Slutsk vs Vitebsk (12pm)
  • Torpedo-Belaz Zhodino vs Energetik-BGU (2pm)
  • Gorodeya vs Dinamo Minsk (4pm)

Sunday, April 12

  • Smolevichi-STI vs Shakhtyor Soligorsk (3pm)
  • FC Minsk vs BATE Borisov (3pm)
  • Dinamo Brest vs Isloch Minsk (5pm)

Monday, April 13

  • Slavia-Mozyr vs Rukh Brest (3.30pm)

Kick-off times are in GMT – The time in Belarus is two hours later

Who should I support?

Well BATE Borisov are pretty well known after beating Arsenal in Europe last year, Alexsander Hleb used to play for them and their midfielder Igor Stasevich has provided more assists (7) in the Europa League than any other player this season.

For those who like an underdog look no further than Belshina, promoted from the second tier last season and who are hoping new signing Leanid Kovel can keep them up this term.

But knowing football fans, one Belarus Premier League will be more popular than the rest – and that’s FC Slutsk.

We’ll let popular Belarrusion sports website Pressball explain why.

“FC Slutsk has seen hype due to its name,” they surprisingly explain.

“Slutsk sounds similar to the rude colloquial English word ‘slut’, which means a ‘woman who has a lot of sexual partners’ or ‘women who have a lot of sexual partners’ in plural.”

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