Arsenal takes on Lyon at the Al Maktoum Stadium in Dubai looking to gain some fitness and momentum as the post-World Cup campaign awaits the team the Gunners. They currently lead the English Premier League table by 5 points and have played some mesmerizing football in the first half of the season. It will be the first since the 2007/08 season that they will be top of the league in Christmas and for the fans there is a belief that the side can clinch the title. French side Lyon is struggling at the 8th in the points table and they will need significant lift to climb up the ladder and qualify for Europe. They will be treating this warm-weather tournament in Dubai with utmost seriousness as they come up against quality sides. Cadiz 4-2 Manchester United, Club Friendly: Erik Ten Hag's Side Face Defeat in Their First Outing Since Cristiano Ronaldo Exit.
Gabriel Jesus has undergone a knee surgery and is a long-term absentee for Arsenal. The Gunners might look to the winter transfer window to fill the void left by the Brazilian forward. Emil Smith Rowe is in the squad but is unlikely to face Lyon. Ben white withdrew from the England squad for the World Cup and is set to miss the Dubai trip with Arsenal. Martin Odegaard, the club captain is in the team and all set to play a key role this evening.
Lyon will be without their influential full-back Nicolas Tagliafico as he is representing his country in Qatar. Jerome Boateng continues to recover from his knee injury and will not face Arsenal. Alexandre Lacazette comes up against his former club and he will have some added motivation to do well after he was let go in the summer.
When is Arsenal vs Lyon, Club Friendlies 2022? Know Date, Time and Venue
Arsenal vs Lyon friendly clash will be played at the Al-Maktoum Stadium in Dubai on December 08, 2022 (Thursday). The game has a start time of 09:00 PM IST.
Where To Watch Live Telecast Of Arsenal vs Lyon, Club Friendlies 2022 on TV?
Unfortunately, there are no official broadcasters of Arsenal vs Lyon in India. Hence fans will not be able to watch the live telecast of Arsenal vs Lyon on their TV sets.
How To Get Free Online Live Streaming Of Arsenal vs Lyon, Club Friendlies 2022?
Arsenal vs Lyon, clash will be available on online. For Arsenal vs Lyon live streaming fans can access Fancode app where the live streaming for the fans will be available. Fans can also access live streaming in the Arsenal.com or the Arsenal app. However, fans will have to make a nominal payment to access the live content. A second-string Arsenal side could struggle to break down Lyon and might ultimately go down and lose the contest.
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