ATLETICO SCORE AND WIN THE SHOOTOUT! Keeper Adan steps up and scores his spot kick which goes in off the bar to seal victory for Simeone's side 3-1. Thanks for following the game with us..
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Atlético Madrid - Arsenal
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ARSENAL MISS! Nketiah with a long run up but its cear the centre of the goal and Adan saves.
ATLETICO SCORE! Mollejo drills it to Cech's right to make it 2-1.
ARSENAL SCORE! Maitland-Niles with a panenka penalty to make it 1-1.
ATLETICO MISS! Cech with a good save to push away Borja's kick.
ARSENAL MISS! Adan guesses the right way and palms away Willock's spot kick.
ATLETICO SCORE! Rodrigo coolly puts the ball past Cech.
ARSENAL MISS! Mkhitariyan also misses, forcing Adan into a comfortable save to his right.
ATLETICO MISS! Correa hits the post, Cech went the right way.
FULL TIME: It finishes 1-1 after Vietto's header was levelled by Smith Rowe's wonder strike. It is time for penalties..
Sokratis stands firm in the box agaist Vietto and the forward is penalised for handball.
Maitland-Niles has been the pick of the Arsenal subs who have come on but there's been few changes created since the hour mark.
There will be four added minutes.
The referee tells Adan to get a move on with the goal kick with a few minutes left till the looming shootout.
Perez's cross is blocked for a corner before defending himself in an argument with Mkhitariyan over the quality of the ball.
SAVE! Nketiah runs onto a through ball and gets in a tame shot which Adan saves.
We are eight minutes until a penalty shootout..
Chambers with the game's first yellow for a foul on Mollejo.
Willock has looked bright, he finds Kolasinac who cannot get a cross away. The fullback is the only starter now who looks to be getting the full 90 minutes.
Joe Willock is on for Guendouzi, who has had a solid debut.
Atletico are preparing to make 7 changes.
A truly woeful pass from Perez to the right flank when he was in acres of space.
Ozil, sporting a cap on the bench, gives a wave to the crowd who respond with wild cheers.
- OffEmile Smith RoweArsenal
- OnAinsley Maitland-NilesArsenal
Kostanos, Perez and Maitland-Niles are the other 3 players on. The changes have certainly disrupted the flow of the game.
Guendouzi and Kolasinac are the only starters still on the pitch.
Striker Oscar Pinchi is on and is playing down the right.
Sokaratis, Chambers, Nketiah, Mkhitariyan and Jordan Osei-Tutu are on.
Arsenal are preparing to make 7-8 changes including Sokratis.
Correa's cross is blocked for a corner. The set piece is drifted into Vietto whose header is comfortably stopped by Cech.
GREAT SAVE! Arsenal make a mess at the back and Vietto's shot from close range forces a fine point blank stop from Cech. From the corner, Rodrigo's header goes over.
If it stays like this, we will have penalties. It was an epic shootout last night betwen Man U and AC Milan.
Arsenal next face PSG on Saturday, Chelsea on Wednesday then Lazio three days later before their Premier League season kicks off.
Arsenal have a corner after Aubameyang's shot is blocked. Smith Rowe's delivery is a low one and its easily cleared.
Arsenal have responded well to goind behind and are again dominating the lions share of the possession aided by the late runs of their fullbacks.
CLOSE! Bellerin is penalised for a foul and its a free-kick on the right flank. Correa's floated cross just evades Rodrigo's head.
CHANCE! Kolasinac finds Ramsey who tries a low shot from 25 yards which is comfortably saved by Adan.
The youngster went past Partey and Montero with ease before getting a shot away on the edge of the box.
GOAL FOR ARSENAL! Smith Rowe goes on a jinking run and fires the ball into the top corner as he slides on the turf.
Its a change of keeper form both sides with Cech replacing Leno and Adan in for Oblak.
KICK OFF: Atletio get the second half underway. And its a change of keepers from both sides.
HALF TIME: Atletico lead 1-0 courtesy of Vietto's bullet header. Arsenal have had a host of chances but have been denied by Oblak.
There will be one added minute.
Nelson does well on the byline and forces a corner. Smith Rowe's delivery finds Holding who is unmarked but he puts it well wide.
Against the run of play Atletico break the deadlock after Arsenal fail to take their chances - very similar to the second leg of the Europa League tie last season. Holding should have done better to prevent the cross.
- GoalLuciano ViettoAtlético Madrid
GOAL FOR ATLETICO! A diving header from Vietto from close range from Correa's fizzing cross from the right.
GREAT SAVE! Oblak with a strong hand to parry Lacazette's low shot and Olabe beats Nelson to the rebound. The move was started by a good run from Smith Rowe.
Boos ring out after Smith Rowe goes down from a challenge from Rodrigo after trading passes with Lacazette on the edge of the box. That would have been a soft free-kick but the crowd wanted one.
Atletico are creeping into the game more as an attacking force but Arsenal remain dominant and have created the better chances which will be pleasing for Emery.
GOOD SAVE! Sublime through ball from skippeer Ramsey to Lacazette who is through on goal and is shot is well blocked by the arm of Oblak.
CHANCE! Juanfran runs onto a deft pass from Correa and he cuts it back to him but the playmaker's shot is blocked by the head of Mustafi.
Lacazette looks well short of match sharpness compared to the other Arsenal players, he miscontrols another ball and is penalised for wrestling with Montero.
There's few better sights in football than a smiling Diego Costa..
Vietto lofts the ball into the area, Atletico wins it back and it falls to Partey who slashes at his shot from 30 yards and its high and wide.
CLOSE! Correa dinks the ball into the box for Gameiro who cannot control it and the chance goes begging, the France forward found himself in between the Arsenal defence.
GOOD SAVE! Arsenal break through Ramsey who finds Lacazette in the box who eventually fires a shot at the near post from a tight angle which is blocked by Oblak.
Kolasinac has made a bright start going forward and finds Lacazette in the box but he cannot get a shot away, that was disappointing.
its been a quiet start from Gameiro, who will be looking to impress after the departure of Torres to the J-League.
Correa is penalised for a push on Guendouzi in the back around 30 yards out, a silly foul. Aubameyang steps up and his shot is straight into the four-man wall.
CHANCE! Lacazette's cross is blocked for a corner. Smith Rowe's chipped delivery finds Aubameyang at the back post and his volley into the ground goes wide.
AMBITIOUS: Guendouzi, sporting a lovely flowing Sideshow Bob hairstyle, tries a shot from 35 yards that goes into row Z.
Emery's side have enjoyed 75% of the possession, they have made a bright start with the Spanish side content to soak up the pressure.
Young Reiss Nelson has looked impressing bombing down the right flank
Despite the humid conditions, Simeone has been giving his players double training sessions in the buildup to drill them for the new campaign which begins with the Super Cup against Real Madrid on August 15th.
More good work from the Gunners. Kolasinac bursts forward and fires in a low cross for Aubameyang but the Gabon forward cannot divert it towards goal.
CHANCE! Nelson with a driving run and cross to the back post for Aubameyang whose volley is blocked by Juanfran.
Leno has looked cool when distributing the ball under pressure in the early stages, he has been trying to find a team-mate with his kicks rather than simply hoof it.
Atleti have ten players missing who featured in the World Cup. But they stick to that rigid 4-4-2 for today's game.
KICK OFF: After the countdown, Arsenal in their red shirts get the game underway.
Five minutes until kick off!
The last time these two sides played each other was in April when Atleti knocked the Gunners out of the Europa League in the semis on their way to winning the tournament.
Arsenal's players feeding some birds..
Atletico's summer signings including Thomas Lemar, Gelson Martins and Jonny Castro are still on their holidays or doing their pre-season fitness work. But they still name a strong line-up for their first game in this competition.
Unai Emery starts two of his summer signings, keeper Bernd Leno and midfielder Mattéo Guendouzi. Elnenny, Ozil and Iwobi are not in the squad as they continue their pre-season fitness work.
ATLETICO XI: Oblak, Juanfran, Montero, Thomas, Moya, Rodrigo, Olabe, Joaquín, Correa, Gameiro and Vietto.
ARSENAL XI: Leno, Bellerin, Mustafi, Holding, Kolasinac, Ramsey, Guendouzi, Nelson, Smith Rower, Aubameyang, Lacazette.
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