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Premier League streaming on Amazon Prime – was broadcaster’s launching a success?

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After years of standard broadcasting methods, this was a step into the unknown and a glimpse at what the future of enjoying football at house could look like.

Amazon say it was “one of the biggest-ever streaming events in the UK”.

For some, that was as simple as where the rating and clock would be positioned on screen …

Amazon Prime opted for a standard position in this location, with the score taking its familiar location in the top-left corner of the screen – although it placed the time in the middle of the scoreboard, with each club’s rating on the outside.

Viewers were impressed with the capability to gain access to line-ups, statistics and highlights on the right-hand side of the screen as the video game unfolded, while the choice to change off commentary and simply listen to the arena environment proved especially popular.

There was likewise a lot of love for their Objectives Centre show, which took fans around the premises on Wednesday to see the objectives as they went in.

Crystal Palace fans displayed this banner at their video game with Bournemouth on Tuesday

They likewise opted for slightly various start times, with this week’s games kicking off at either 19: 30 or 20: 15, rather than the 19: 45 or 20: 00 times individuals are more accustomed to.

There were some problems about these modifications, with Crystal Palace fans highlighting their complaint throughout their game with Bournemouth on Tuesday, while the Manchester Night News reported that the earlier kick-off time for Manchester United’s video game versus Tottenham led to gridlock on the city’s roads.