Match Today: Chelsea vs Arsenal 07-23-2022 Pre-season friendly match
London rivals Arsenal and Chelsea will continue their pre-season preparations when they meet for a pre-season friendly at Camping World in Orlando on Sunday. Arsenal have scored 15 goals in four friendlies so far this summer, while the Blues have played only twice this month after beating Club America on penalties with a penalty shootout defeat to Charlotte FC. Arsenal maintained their record of 100% in pre-season when they won 3- 1 at Orlando City on Thursday. Facundo Torres called off Gabriel Martinelli's opener after the half-hour mark, but Arsenal responded in the second half with goals from Eddie Nketiah and Reiss Nelson to seal the win for Mikel Arteta's side in Florida.
Chelsea vs Arsenal
Arsenal began pre-season with a 5-1 win at Ipswich Town and an enjoyable 5-3 win over Nuremberg in Germany earlier this month, before securing a 2-0 win over Everton in Maryland last weekend. Gabriel Jesus did not feature in the summer against Ipswich, but has since scored three goals in several matches for the club, including a brace in his first non-competitive game against Nuremberg. The London derby against Chelsea is next on the agenda for Arsenal, who have won four of their last six encounters with the Blues in all competitions. Arsenal will end the preparatory season by facing the Emirates Cup against Seville next Saturday, before the start of the English Premier League season against Crystal Palace on August 5.
Arsenal vs Chelsea
Meanwhile, Chelsea continued their 2-1 victory over Club America last weekend by defeating 5-3 on penalties against Charlotte FC after drawing 1-1 in 90 minutes. American international Christian Pulisic opened the scoring for the Blues after half an hour and they were apparently in Their way to a slim victory by Trevoh Shaloba in the penalty shootout, George Marks salvaged a 12-yard tame attempt by Conor Gallagher that proved costly, as Charlotte converted all five penalty shootouts to take the lead against their Premier League counterparts. After facing Arsenal on Sunday, Thomas Tuchel's side travel to Italy to face Serie A side Udinese in their last warm-up match on July 29, before the start of the 2022-23 season with a Premier League visit to Frank Lampard's Everton. On August 6th. After a slow start in the summer transfer window, Tuchel was able to bolster his squad with the arrival of Raheem Sterling and Kalidou Koulibaly and the Blues are set to make further additions before the end of the window, with the central defence. Jules Conde thinks it's their main target nowadays.