Match Today: Arsenal vs Everton 17-07-2022 friendly match
Having completed their long journeys across the Atlantic, Arsenal and Everton meet at Charm City as part of their pre-season preparations in Baltimore on Saturday. Arsenal have already put five points past Ipswich Town and Nuremberg this summer, while Everton are yet to take to the field for an exhibition match. It wouldn't be Arsenal's pre-season without Mikel Arteta's side going through some heart-wrenching moments, as the German second-tier side took advantage of Nuremberg made some lapses in focus to advance 2-0 last Friday. However, two special goals, another thunderbolt by Mohamed Elneny and a goal from new boy Gabriel Jesus on his debut - with the first goal coming just 90 seconds after he was served - eventually helped Arsenal to a sure-fire 5-3 win at Max Morlock-Stadion.
Arsenal vs Everton
It may have been only a friendly against a 2 team. Bundesliga, but Jesus in particular showed early glimpses of what Arsenal fans can expect from their new No. ninth, and Arteta's men are now two-for-two in pre-season after 5.1 Ipswich nets. The degree of difficulty mounts for Arsenal's pre-season friendlies, as Orlando City and Chelsea await Arsenal in the Florida Cup before the north London side return to base to face Sevilla in the Emirates Cup on July 30. There hasn't been much movement in the transfer market since the 5-3 win over Nuremberg, but coach Edu is unlikely to finish yet, and the Brazilian will be watching the action this week as the club's new youngsters get to know. With the rest of the team members.
Everton vs Arsenal
While there are concerns that Everton will prepare for a season of football championship eventually did not bear fruit, as Premier League Frank Lampard salvaged his top-flight position by flogging his teeth during a turbulent 2021-22 campaign. With some other faces on Merseyside as Everton seek to avoid being dragged into another frustrating relegation battle, but the clash with Arsenal hardly represents the easiest pre-season opening game for the Toffees. Everton's tour of the states will see them face Minnesota United next week before the long flight home, Blackpool and Dynamo Kyiv await, with the final game being part of the World Peace Tour aimed at raising funds for those affected by the conflicts in Ukraine. Everton scored a thrilling 2-1 win over Arsenal at Goodison Park during their winter ordeal last season, although the Gunners ran out of a 5-1 win on the final day of the Premier League season, by which point Everton were definitely taken. Offer gas after securing their survival.