NEXT SUNDAY, IN THE CAMP NOU
Arsenal draws before facing Barça in the Joan Gamper Trophy
Published:1/08/2019 - 17:44h
Updated:1/08/2019 - 17:44h
Arsenal will start the Premier League in August 11th, and his last friendly match will be the Joan Gamper Trophy. Before facing FC Barcelona in the Camp Nou, the english got a draw in another pre-season test against Angers
The pre-season and the market of signings keep on being big protagonists of the summer, although the official commitments already are very near. Between the big European leagues, the Premier League is the first in starting, since the starting signal to the course 2019-20 will give the next 8 August. In full countdown for his première, this yes, there are several clubs that continue doing proofs in his preparation.
One of which is accelerating in his final sprint is the Arsenal, that will initiate his career against the Newcastle in St. James' Park on 11 August. The 'gunners' have made some trips in the period estival and have contested a total of six parties, before confronting to a campaign in which they pretend to go back to the high zone of the classification and put in the fight by the titles.
The last examination of the londinenses will be next Sunday 4 August, in the Trophy Joan Gamper. The FC Barcelona decided to invite to the English to his official presentation in the Camp Nou, and programmed an appointment that does not have sucedido in the history of the competition. Other teams of the same nationality have gone through the City Condal in the last times, but for the pupilos of Unay Emery will be the first time.
The group of the capital will measure to the Barcelona after a tie in front of the Angers. In the Stade Raymond Kopa the preparador Gipuzkoan opted for following with the experiments, and mixed to several of his promises with footballers more veteran, giving place to the usual carousel of changes after the rest. The venues advanced thanks to Farid The Melali and Reiss Nelson empató, although the visitors finished the work in the batch of penaltis.
Waiting for his meeting with the culés, the Arsenal carries already three victories, two ties and a defeat in this pre-season, that started triumphing Colorado Rapids, Bayern of Munich and Fiorentina and continued with an equalised against the Real Madrid -the whites imposed in the penaltis-. The Olympique of Lyon conquered the Glass Emirates in England, before the mentioned tie in France.
The Barça expects to fine-tune his preparation against the Arsenal
For the Barça this will be hardly the third party of the pre-season, but faces it with illusion and a lot of novelties. The Catalans lost against Chelsea and won to the Vissel Kobe, and expect to repeat victory in his reunion with the Camp Nou. The Estadi will see for the first time in direct to the new signings, and also will be able to applaud to the sudamericanos that have returned of the Glass America, as Leo Messi or Luis Suárez. For the ones of Ernesto Valverde will be the penultimate proof before the official appointments, since it will remain still turns it by United States that will have two duels against the Napoli.