Arsenal vs Chelsea: Pre-season Friendly Live Stream, Schedule, Fixture and Probable Lineups

The Gunners defeated Orlando City 3-1 last Thursday, while Chelsea suffered a defeat at Charlotte 5-3 on penalties after the game ended 1-1 in regulation time on the same day.

Arsenal players celebrating a goal scored against Orlando City; Credit: Twitter/@Arsenal

Arsenal will play Chelsea in a pre-season friendly match at Camping World Stadium on Sunday. Both sides are heading into the match on the back of victories in their previous outings. The Gunners defeated Orlando City 3-1 last Thursday, while Chelsea suffered a defeat at Charlotte 5-3 on penalties after the game ended 1-1 in regulation time on the same day. The Blues didn’t have a great season last term, finishing third in the Premier League standings, registering 21 wins, 11 draws and six defeats to collect 74 points, 19 behind winners Manchester City.  Arsenal on the other hand, missed out on Champions League qualification by finishing fifth in the Premier League table with 69 points from 38 games, just two points behind fourth-placed Tottenham Hotspur who will take part in the 2022-23 Champions League. 

The Gunners are preparing to participate in their fifth warm-up match this summer. Mikel Arteta’s side began their pre-season with  four successive wins against Ipswich (5-1), Nuremberg (5-3), Everton (2-) and Orlando City (3-1). Last Thursday, at Exploria Stadium, Facundo Torres canceled out Gabriel Mrtinelli’s opener on the half-hour mark, but Arsenal responded with strikes from Eddie Nketiah and Reiss Nelson, securing the win for Arteta’s side against the MLS outfit. Arsenal will also take on Sevilla next Saturday, before beginning their 2022-23 Premier League campaign away to Crystal Palace on August 6.

Chelsea on the other hand, after the Arsenal game, will play Udinese before beginning their new Premier League campaign away to Everton on August 6. The Blues began their pre-season with a 2-1 win over Club America last Sunday, before suffering a defeat against MLS side Charlotte. At Bank of America stadium, Christian Pulisic opened the scoring for Chelsea before substitute Daniel Rios netted a dramatic 92nd-minute winner for the hosts from the penalty spot to take the game to a shootout.

Probable Lineups

Arsenal’s big summer signing Jesus has made an impressive start to his new stint, scoring three goals in as many games for the club, including a brace in his competitive debut against Nuremberg. The Brazilian is likely to lead the attack with Martinelli, Bukayo Saka and Martin Odegaard in support. Meanwhile Emile Smith Rowe, Takehiro Tomiyasu and Keiran Tierney are unlikely to feature on Saturday, because of injuries. As for Chelsea, Timo Werner, Ross Barkley, Cesar Azpilicueta and Kepa Arrizabalaga are nursing minor injuries. New signing Kalidou Koulibaly could be handed a start in the heart of the defence alongside Silva and Chalobah.

Arsenal probable starting lineup: Ramsdale; Cedric, White, Gabriel, Tavares; Xhaka, Partey; Saka, Odegaard, Martinelli; Jesus

Chelsea probable starting lineup: Mendy; chalobah, Sliva, Koulibaly; James, Jorginho, Kovacic, Chilwell; Pulisic, Havertz, Sterling 

Arsenal vs Chelsea Live Schedule and Fixture

The pre-season friendly match between Arsenal and Chelsea will take place at Camping World Stadium on Sunday 5:30 am IST.

Where to watchArsenal and Chelsea?

Live telecast of the match is available on Sony Sports Network and Jio TV.




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