Arsenal vs Chelsea: Pre-season prediction, kick off time today, TV, live stream, team news, h2h results

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Arsenal vs Chelsea: Pre-season prediction, kick off time today, TV, live stream, team news, h2h results
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Arsenal and Chelsea face off for the Florida Cup trophy tonight in the biggest pre-season clash of the summer for both sides.

The London rivals will draw to a close their respective tours of the United States under a fortnight away from the new Premier League campaign kicking off.

Mikel Arteta’s Gunners have enjoyed a 100 per cent winning record in their friendlies to date, most recently downing Orlando City having got the better of Nurnberg and Everton.

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It has been less smooth sailing for Thomas Tuchel and Chelsea, who were beaten in a penalty shootout by MLS side Charlotte on Wednesday having drawn 1-1 in Raheem Sterling’s pre-season debut.

Here is everything you need to know ahead of the game...

Date, kick-off time and venue

Arsenal vs Chelsea is scheduled for a 1am BST kick-off on Sunday, July 24, 2022.

Camping World Stadium in Orlando will host the match.

Where to watch Arsenal vs Chelsea

TV channel: The match will not be televised on TV in the UK.

Live stream: Both clubs will show the game via their official websites and apps, with Arsenal charging £5.99 for a match pass. However, fans who purchased a pass for the win over Orlando City are automatically registered to watch this game too.

Chelsea are streaming the game for free via their website and 5th Stand app.

Live blog: You can follow all the action via Standard Sport’s live blog.

In pictures | Chelsea face Charlotte in pre-season

Raheem Sterling takes on a defender in the pre-season game with Charlotte (Getty Images)
Raheem Sterling takes on a defender in the pre-season game with Charlotte (Getty Images)
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Christian Pulisic celebrates netting Chelsea’s goal in North Carolina (Getty Images)
Christian Pulisic celebrates netting Chelsea’s goal in North Carolina (Getty Images)
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Levi Colwill in action versus Charlotte (Chelsea FC via Getty Images)
Levi Colwill in action versus Charlotte (Chelsea FC via Getty Images)
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Conor Gallagher reacts after missing his spot-kick in the friendly shootout (AP)
Conor Gallagher reacts after missing his spot-kick in the friendly shootout (AP)
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Arsenal vs Chelsea team news

Ben White returned to the bench for Arsenal’s win over Orlando having recovered from a knock.

Fabio Vieira is in training ahead of his potential first appearance in a Gunners shirt while issues remain for Takehiro Tomiyasu, Bernd Leno, Emile Smith Rowe, Kieran Tierney and Alex Runarsson.

Thomas Tuchel will hope to have Kalidou Koulibaly available for his pre-season debut after the Senegal defender sat out the Charlotte clash.

Ross Barkley is contending with a hamstring issue while Timo Werner, Cesar Azpilicueta and Kepa Arrizabalaga all missed the penalty shootout defeat in North Carolina.

Arsenal vs Chelsea prediction

Arsenal have enjoyed the better pre-season record, owing to their ability to get out of the blocks quicker in the transfer market.

While the result will likely have no bearing on the Premier League campaign proper, the Gunners can take a confidnce-boosting win in Florida.

A 2-1 Arsenal win.

In pictures | Arsenal seal friendly win over Orlando

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Head to head (h2h) history and results

Arsenal have won four of their last five meetings with Chelsea.

Arsenal wins: 81

Draws: 58

Chelsea wins: 66

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