Arsenal vs Orlando City live stream: Gabriel Jesus looks to continue fine form but Mikel Arteta could be without FIVE players due to injury July 20, 2022 – Posted in: Soccer
Arsenal will step up their preparations for the new season by taking on MLS side Orlando City during the next step of their US tour.
The Gunners have been enjoying their pre-season so far, having began their visit to America with a comfortable 2-0 win over Everton.
Orlando City drew to Atlanta United 1-1 on Sunday but will now take a one-match break from MLS action to host Arsenal in the FC Series.
The Gunners are out to secure a third successive pre-season win with new signing Gabriel Jesus scoring three goals in his first two games.
Arsenal will then be involved in a London derby with Chelsea in Florida before returning to the Emirates to finish their pre-season games.
Arsenal vs Orlando City: Date and start time
This pre-season friendly will take place on Thursday, July 21.
Kick-off at the 25,500-capacity Exploria Stadium in Orlando will take place at 12.30am UK time.
Arsenal vs Orlando City: TV channel and live stream
This game will once again be available to watch live on Arsenal.com and the Arsenal app.
The Gunners are streaming every game on their club website with match passes costing £5.99 each. For more information, click HERE.
talkSPORT will have regular updates from Orlando while talkSPORT.com will have all the reaction from the game later that morning.
To tune in to talkSPORT or talkSPORT 2 through the website, click HERE for the live stream. You can also listen via the talkSPORT app, on DAB digital radio, through your smart speaker and on 1089 or 1053 AM.
Arsenal vs Orlando City: Team news
Mikel Arteta has revealed that he could have as many as FIVE players missing for the end of the club’s tour of the USA.
Speaking after the win over Everton, Arteta said: “We have Kieran [Tierney] with a slight problem, we have Emile [Smith Rowe] with a muscular niggle, Tomiyasu as well & Ben [White].
“Vieira has a slight problem in his bone, hopefully he will start to train in the next week or so.”
As for Orlando, goalkeeper Mason Stajduhar is out with a jaw injury and he’ll join ACL victim Gaston Gonzalez is being unavailable for this one.
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta said: “They are test matches so we want to try different things and get the boys up to speed physically.
“We’re starting to build the minutes ready for the league and at the same time compete against two good teams.
“We need to get the right impression and the right understanding, and then we start to be better as a team. They’re very talented, but at every point, every game has to be won.
“We’ve been watching [Orlando]; we watched the game they played last Saturday and the previous Saturday. The squad has evolved a lot in the last few years, and it is a beautiful stadium so it should make for a good match.”
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