Arsenal edge Chelsea in shootout after Dublin draw

Arsenal edge Chelsea in shootout after Dublin draw

Arsenal edge Chelsea in shootout after Dublin draw

Petr Cech was the hero against his former club as Arsenal beat Chelsea 6-5 on penalties after the two sides played out an entertaining 1-1 draw in the International Champions Cup at the Aviva Stadium.

Alex Iwobi celebrating his goal for Arsenal against Brighton in the English Premiership.

Arsenal finished sixth last campaign, in what was Arsene Wenger's last season at the helm after 22 years.

Arsenal last won the title shortly before Kanu left the club in 2004, since when they have struggled to consistently challenge.

Campbell, who made 210 appearances for Arsenal, believes the English league will be different to Emery's previous experiences in the La Liga and Ligue 1.


Alexandre Lacazette starts up front with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang named on the bench while Reiss Nelson, Alex Iwobi and Eddie Nketiah offer support in attack. For the finishing, we want to improve for that but we have very good strikers in Lacazette, Aubameyang and Nketiah. He also brushed aside a question about whether he expects to sign another player in the final week of the transfer window, but admitted the club is likely to trim the squad.

Aubameyang has impressed in the Gunners' fold since his club-record arrival from Borussia Dortmund in January.

Bellerin was left chasing Hudson-Odoi's shadow again shortly afterwards as the 17-year-old set up Morata twice in the space of six minutes, but the Spaniard failed to convert both chances.

Unai Emery's first competitive match as manager comes against reigning champions Manchester City on August 12, and in his first season in England he will be expected to lead his new team back into the Champions League. Monreal is still to return to ball-work with the team and has not played a minute of pre-season under the new boss. "We started very good", said the German worldwide. He added 10 in his first 14 in the Premier League, even if Arsenal's attention was elsewhere by then.

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