The game represents Arsenal’s final match before they trip Newcastle on August eleven for his or her opening Premier League 2019 campaign.
Barcelona have an additional 5 days till they start the defence of their La Liga title against Athletic Bilbao.
The Gunners followed up their unsatisfying Emirates Cup loss to Lyon on home soil last weekend with a visit to western France,
where they Drew 1-1 with Angers SCO courtesy of Reiss Nelson’s effort before Emiliano Martinez denied former gunner Jeff Reine-Adelaide to make sure a 4-3 penalty combat conclusion.
Arsenal – WHO open the new Premier League season at Newcastle on August eleven –
have currently completed their £72million club-record deal for Lille athlete Nicolas Pepe.
Barcelona are a bit additional behind as long as the new LaLiga campaign starts one weekend later
and still have a double-header to come back against Napoli within the USA before visiting Athletic Bilbao on August seventeen.
Ernesto Valverde’s aspect were defeated narrowly by Chelsea in Japan last week before Carles Perez’s double sealed a 2-0
convert a Vissel Kobe team that includes former Blaugrana trio Andres Iniesta, David Villa and Sergi Samper.
Barcelona are expected to welcome back Luis Suarez and whereas most retailers report that Lionel Messi won’t be concerned, AS says he can once his Copa America exploits.
Team News for Barcelona vs Arsenal
Luis Suarez is back in coaching for port, however Lionel Messi has nonetheless to come from his post-Copa America break.
Gerard Pique has conjointly resumed coaching once missing the convert Vissel Kobe.
Malcom, meanwhile, has cosmopolitan to Russia to complete formalities prior his move to Zenit St military campaign.
Alexandre Lacazette may feature for Arsenal having trained at London Colney on Th once suffering a sprained ankle
within the defeat by former club Lyon, and that we can ought to wait and see if Pepe will create a swift debut.
Lucas Torreira and Mohamed Elneny are back once their several international exertions,
whereas Real Madrid loanee Dani Ceballos is in line to begin having been omitted from the squad to face Angers.
Laurent Koscielny’s stand-off with Arsenal continues, whereas Hector Bellerin,
Rob Holding, Konstantinos Mavropanos and emile Smith Rowe are still sidelined.
It remains to be seen if Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac can come. The combine incomprehensible the matches against Lyon and Angers once being targeted in an tried car-jacking last week.
Barcelona ter Stegen; Roberto, Pique, Umtiti, Alba; Busquets, de Jong, Alena; Rafinha, Dembele, Griezmann.
Arsenal Leno; Jenkinson, Sokratis, Chambers, Monreal; Xhaka, Ceballos, Willock; Nelson, Mkhitaryan, Aubameyang.
H2H Record for Barcelona vs Arsenal
Barcelona hold the favorable position in contests between the 2 groups, having won six of the 9 competitive matches compete.
Arsenal have only one conclusion, with 2 games ending in stalemates.
That solitary win came in 2011 once Arsenal came from behind to secure a 2-1 conclusion, with Andrey Arshavin netting a late winner.
However, Barcelona went on to win the second leg 3-1 to progress in to consequent spherical of the Champions League.
The most known meeting between these 2 sides was in 2006 in Paris, once port beat Arsenal 2-1 to win the Champions League. The Gunners had Jens Lehmann sent off early,
however took a shock lead once Sol campbell headed them ahead, just for half strikes from prophet Eto’o and Juliano Belletti to show the sport in Barcelona’s favour.
Barcelona vs Arsenal TV channel and live stream information
The match will be shown live on Premier Sports 1.
Premier Sports 1 is available on TV on Sky (412) and Virgin (551), as well as via mobile and computers.
NewGersy Sport will also have full coverage.
Barcelona vs Arsenal
Joan Gamper Trophy 2019
Venue: Camp Nou, Barcelona
Date: Sunday August 4, 2019
Kick-off time: 7pm BST