Two Premier League giants with new managers at the helm clash in the International Champions Cup in Dublin
The dress rehearsal for the new Premier League season is well underway.
With the International Champions Cup pitting the world’s best against each other over the past few weeks, it’s now the turn of Arsenal and Chelsea to go head-to-head in Dublin.
What time is kick-off?
Ahead of their meeting in the second week of the regular season, this clash will take place on Wednesday, August 1.
Kick-off is at 8:05pm UK time.
The game is being held at the 51,700-capacity Aviva Stadium in Dublin.
Where can I watch it?
The match is being shown live on Premier Sports, who have rights to the majority of the International Champions Cup.
The channel costs £9.99 a month for new customers and can be found on Sky channel 412 in HD and 866 in SD.
Virgin customers can tune into 551 – and currently receive the channel without charge.
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What is the team news?
Arsenal are coming off the back of a terrific 5-1 mauling of PSG where Alexandre Lacazette netted twice.
The Frenchman looked sharp after a summer off, whilst Mesut Ozil ran the show just days after quitting international football.
Chelsea are without a number of World Cup stars as Maurizio Sarri takes a good look at this squad before the big kick-off.