Quick Bit: Arsenal put forth another stellar preseason display with a 4-0 dismantling of London rivals Chelsea in front of a record crowd in Orlando. Four different scorers found the back of the net for the Gunners, while it’s back to the drawing board for Thomas Tuchel.
Arsenal and Chelsea will meet in a preseason edition of the London derby that will be played at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Fla. It will mark the end of both clubs’ U.S. tours.
The Gunners are looking to make it a perfect five wins in five during what has been a strong preseason run. The victories have included wins over Ipswich Town, Nurnberg, Everton and Orlando City. They will play Sevilla on Saturday, July 30, at Emirates Stadium in London to close out the summer tuneup schedule.
Chelsea are looking to show a marked improvement from a disappointing 1-1 draw against MLS expansion side Charlotte FC in midweek. The Blues needed a late goal just to beat Mexican side Club America before that. Their final preseason match is at Italian side Udinese.
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Arsenal vs Chelsea live score
Arsenal vs Chelsea live updates, highlights from preseason friendly
1st min.: We’re off in Orlando. Raheem Sterling committing the early foul on Gabriel Jesus and Arsenal get a set piece to start, but nothing comes of it.
5 mins from kickoff: It’s a full house at Camping World Stadium.
30 mins from kickoff: Chelsea owner Todd Boehly is in the house in Orlando.
120 mins from kickoff: We could see a Kalidou Koulibaly debut for Chelsea, while Oleksandr Zinchenko will start for Arsenal. For Zinchenko’s sake we hope it’s better than his first attempt at singing in a Gunners kit.
Arsenal vs Chelsea lineups
Manager Mikel Arteta reverts to a lineup that has the look of the club’s starting XI with Aaron Ramsdale in goal over Matt Turner and new arrival Oleksandr Zinchenko immediately thrust into the lineup ahead of Nuno Tavares.
Kieran Tierney, Takehiro Tomiyasu, Emile Smith Rowe and newcomer Fabio Vieira are not in the squad as they recover from injury. Lucas Torreira has not featured as reports indicate he is likely set for a move away from the club.
Arsenal starting XI (4-2-3-1, right to left): 32-Aaron Ramsdale (GK) — 4-Ben White, 12-William Saliba, 6-Gabriel, 35-Oleksandr Zinchenko — 5-Thomas Partey, 34-Granit Xhaka — 7-Bukayo Saka, 8-Martin Odegaard, 11-Gabriel Martinelli — 9-Gabriel Jesus
Arsenal subs (15): 30-Matt Turner (GK), 17-Cedric Soares, 2-Hector Bellerin, 20-Nuno Tavares, 16-Rob Holding, 22-Pablo Mari, 97-Reuell Walters, 15-Ainsley Maitland-Niles, 25-Mohamed Elneny, 23-Albert Sambi Lokonga, 19-Nicolas Pepe, 24-Reiss Nelson, 26-Folarin Balogun, 27-Marquinhos, 14-Eddie Nketiah
Injured/unavailable: 3-Kieran Tierney, 18-Takehiro Tomiyasu, 10-Emile Smith Rowe, 21-Fabio Vieira
Raheem Sterling enters the starting XI for Chelsea, while the club’s other big summer signing, Kalidou Koulibaly, starts on the bench and is likely to see time in the second half. Thomas Tuchel looks to be lining up in a 4-3-3 formation instead of his usual 3-4-3.
Goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga, defender Levi Colwill, wingback Kenedy and midfielder Ross Barkley are not in the squad. Armando Broja is back in London after picking up an ankle injury, while N’Golo Kante and Ruben Loftus-Cheek did not travel due to their vaccination status.
Chelsea starting XI (4-3-3, right to left): 16-Edouard Mendy (GK) — 24-Reece James, 14-Trevoh Chalobah, 6-Thiago Silva, 33-Emerson Palmieri — 38-Conor Gallagher, 5-Jorginho, 19-Mason Mount — 17-Raheem Sterling, 29-Kai Havertz, 11-Timo Werner
Chelsea subs (13): 40-Teddy Sharman-Lowe (GK), 13-Marcus Bettinelli (GK), 28-Cesar Azpilicueta, Kalidou Koulibaly, 44-Ethan Ampadu, 31-Malang Sarr, 21-Ben Chilwell, 3-Marcos Alonso, 8-Mateo Kovacic, 20-Callum Hudson-Odoi, 10-Christian Pulisic, 22-Hakim Ziyech, 30-Michy Batshuayi
Arsenal vs Chelsea TV channel, live stream
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U.K. & Canada: The preseason edition of the London derby is available on both club sites in the U.K. and Canada.
USA: The match will be streamed in the USA on ESPN+ in English and Spanish.
Australia: The match will be streamed on Paramount+ for fans in Australia.
Premier League 2022/23 TV channels, live streams
U.K.: Matches are carried across Sky Sports and BT Sport streaming and TV platforms, with select matches on Amazon Prime.
USA: Select matches are televised on USA Network (English) and Telemundo or Universo (Spanish), and all three channels can be streamed on fuboTV. The rest of the matches are streamed on NBC platform Peacock for subscribers.
Canada: Every Premier League game streams live and on demand exclusively via fuboTV.
Australia: Fans in Australia can stream matches live and on demand on Optus Sport.
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