Arsenal vs Chelsea Pre-Season: How to watch, team news, head-to-head, prediction and more

Arsenal vs Chelsea Florida cup 2022

On Saturday, it’ll be red vs blue as Arsenal and Chelsea compete for the pre-season Florida Cup trophy. Here is everything you need to know about the match.

In anticipation of the new Premier League season, both teams will look to end their pre-season tours of the United States on a good note.

Mikel Arteta’s side are unbeaten in their friendlies so far, downing Orlando City in their most recent outing after securing victories against Nurnberg and Everton.

On the other hand, their upcoming opposition has been somewhat average. Thomas Tuchel’s Chelsea were defeated in a penalty shootout by MLS side Charlotte on Wednesday, in a game in which Raheem Sterling made his debut, which is a positive for the London outfit.

But that’s in the past, and as we prepare for this exciting match, here’s everything you need to know about Arsenal’s pre-season match against Chelsea.

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Date & Time

Arsenal vs Chelsea pre season

A curtain raiser to when they meet in a North West London derby in the Premier League, the match between Arsenal and Chelsea, is set to kick off at 1 am BST on Sunday, 24th July 2022.

The match will take place at Camping World Stadium in Orlando.


How to Watch Arsenal vs Chelsea

The game will not be televised in the UK, but fans can watch it live on the Arsenal and Chelsea TV websites, with coverage beginning at 12.30 am BST.


Live Stream

Both clubs’ official websites and apps will broadcast the game, with match passes expected to cost £5.99.


Team News

Emile Smith Rowe of Arsenal celebrates after scoring during the Premier League match between Chelsea

Arsenal defender Ben White returned to the bench for the win against Orlando after recovering from a knock.

As for the remaining players, Takehiro Tomiyasu, Bernd Leno, Emile Smith Rowe, Kieran Tierney and Alex Runarsson have some minor niggles, while new boy Fabio Vieira is in training ahead of his debut.

For Chelsea, Thomas Tuchel will be hoping to have new signing Kalidou Koulibaly available.

Ross Barkley has a hamstring problem, while Timo Werner, Cesar Azpilicueta, and Kepa Arrizabalaga, who all missed a penalty in their previous match, are expected to sit this one out due to various injuries.

Arsenal Predicted XI: Ramsdale; Cedric, White, Gabriel, Tavares; Partey, Elneny; Saka, Odegaard, Martinelli; Jesus

Chelsea Predicted XI: Mendy; Chalobah, Silva, Colwill; James, Kovacic , Jorginho, Chilwell; Mount, Sterling; Havertz


Head to Head

Look away, Chelsea fans, here’s how the last five Arsenal-Chelsea games played out.

  • Arsenal: 4 wins
  • Chelsea: 1 win
  • Draws: 0

Odds

The following are the odds offered by various bookmakers:

Arsenal: 17/10

Draw: 12/5

Chelsea: 13/10


Prediction: Arsenal 3 – 2 Chelsea

 Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal gives their team instructions during the pre-season friendly match between 1. FC Nürnberg and

With new striker Gabriel Jesus at the helm, Arsenal have enjoyed a stronger pre-season than their London rivals. We are going for a 3-2 victory for Arsenal.


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