After a break of almost four weeks, English football is going loud again tonight. League champions Liverpool and FA Cup champions Arsenal will take to the field to win the Community Shield. Kick-off is at 4.30pm BST.
Arsenal and Liverpool are only at that time of summertime months. Both teams experienced silent transfer windows far however, the Shield has a chance for Mikel Arteta and Jurgen Klopp to check how a lot more work should be achieved prior to the summer season commences on September 1-2. Oh, also there exists a decoration (a form of) at stake.
Arsenal last beat Chelsea 2-1 at Wembley in the FA Cup final on 1 August. The Gunners had just two practice sessions before reaching the final in the same stadium. The game will be played on a field without spectators. Arsenal coach Mikel Arteta has expressed frustration for the fans.
On the other hand, Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp is also in discomfort. He says just four weeks of pre-season preparation is not enough.
Date: Saturday, Aug. 29
Time: 11:30 a.m. ET
Location: Wembley Stadium -- London, England
Liverpool vs Arsenal Live Stream and TV Listings
ESPN and ESPN+ have the rights to show the FA Community Shield in the US, as well as a host of English Football League and FA Cup games. All matches will be available in English and Spanish.
You can sign up to ESPN+, the channel's online streaming service. It costs from $4.99 per month.
BT Sport is the only place to catch the FA Community
BT Sport is the only place to catch the FA Community Shield in the UK. It is available in HD on BT Sport 1 and BT Sport Extra 1 (sans artificial crowd noise), while BT Sport Ultimate (channel 433) will broadcast it in 4K HDR at 50fps. And if you're hooked up specifically on the BT TV platform, it's also available in with Dolby Atmos sound.
Want to access BT Sport Ultimate? For 4K sports on BT TV, it’s a case of upgrading or purchasing the Max 4K package, which will cost you £20 a month to add to an existing BT subscription, or £54.99 for the full shebang if you’re a new customer starting from scratch.
Liverpool vs Arsenal Team News
Liverpool has a couple of injuries doubts before this brand new time, for example, initial League-winning captain Jordan Henderson, who's characterized by means of a knee issue. Even the FWA Footballer of the Season may go back for its introduction match of the game period, Together Side Joel Matip, however equally are Anticipated to sit outside at Wembley. Trent Alexander Arnold is far more inclined to become healthy in time for Saturday's game despite maybe not participate from the pre-season practice camp, even but Klopp won't simply take any unwanted threats on his health and fitness center and consequently could hold back him from your beginning.
Arsenal possesses lots of prominent players too, for example, defensive trio Shkodran Mustafi, Pablo Mari, and also Calum Chambers - each one who can overlook out the beginning of the new Premier League year. Mustafi and Mari have to get back at the coming weeks of this effort, however, Chambers - combined side Gabriel Martinelli - may not come back to instruction before the conclusion of the twelve months.
Arsenal possible Lineup:
Leno; Saliba, Luiz, Tierney; Cedric, Willock, Xhaka, Saka; Willian, Nketiah, Aubameyang
Liverpool possible Lineup:
Alisson; Williams, Gomez, Van Dijk, Robertson; Jones, Fabinho, Wijnaldum; Salah, Brewster, Mane