International Champions Cup 2018: Highlights (Last Match) – 26th July 2018
The highlights of the last match of 26th July is appended below the points table. In case you missed the first five matches of today’s play, click here.
Match 9 of 27: Atletico Madrid vs Arsenal
Result: 1 – 1(3-1)
- Atletico Madrid: Lucianno Vietto 41′
- Arsenal: Emile Smith Rowe 47′
Penalty Goal Scorers:
- Atletico Madrid: Rodrigo, Victor Carpintero Mollejo, Antonio Adan
- Arsenal: Ainsley Maitland-Niles
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- The match ended with as the winners after a penalty shootout decided the fate of this game.
- In the 1st half, Arsenal were excellent with the ball but despite, getting several chances in the form of corners, they could capitalist on any of them.
- On the other hand, Atletico Madrid were precise in their approach and they were rewarded with a goal by Luciano Vietto who converted Angel Correa’s cross to score a goal.
Veja o gol de cabeça marcado por Luciano Vietto que vai dando a vitoria ao Atlético de Madrid por 1 a 0 sobre o Arsenal pic.twitter.com/nmz8QEERY6
— Mundo Do Futebol (@mundodofotebol) July 26, 2018
- The first half ended with Atletico Madrid in the lead by 1-0.
— Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) July 26, 2018
- In the 2nd half, it took Arsenal only 2 minutes to equalize the scoreboard Emile Smith Rowe struck a right footed shot into the box.
- No goals were scored after this point and the match went into penalty shootouts.
- Surprisingly, Arsenal were only able to net one in the box and lost the shootout to Atletico Madrid by 3-1.
It’s a sign of Arsenal’s decline that they sign players that rival clubs consider not good enough.
— Robby Mutahi♣ (@Fixation__) July 26, 2018
Got a feeling preseason is what’ll prove to be the difference when Arsenal take on Man City in the #BPL season opener – the former’s main stars would have had all of it whereas the latter’s would have had virtually none.Don’t forget the dreaded Champions Curse as well.#AFC 🤔😏
— Nâvin Bâbu (@NavinRB) July 26, 2018
Visit Allsportspk on 28th July for the next three matches of the International Champions Cup 2018.