Dubai Super Cup: State of play, and how we can win

Arsenal line up ahead of the game against Lyon

Today sees us face AC Milan in our second and final game of the Dubai Super Cup, as we aim to claim the silverware and complete a useful trip to the region.

Our 3-0 victory against Lyon, as well as success in the subsequent penalty shootout, means we racked up a maximum four points from our opening matchday, and puts us in pole position to finish top of the table come the tournament's conclusion.

Find out everything you need to know about our opponents ahead of this afternoon's game

What's happened since

Lyon celebrate a goal against Liverpool

Following our win over Lyon, the French side took on Liverpool on Sunday, and recorded an impressive 3-1 win over the Reds.

Fabio Carvalho had given Jurgen Klopp's men the lead within the first minute, and they had a golden chance to double their advantage but Mohamed Salah missed a penalty after 15 minutes.

They were made to pay for that mistake when Alexandre Lacazette equalised just before half-time, and after the Reds introduced some of the younger members of their squad in the second half, further goals from Bradley Barcola and Lacazette claimed victory for Lyon.

They then triumphed 5-3 on penalties to also claim a four-point haul, although that is after the completion of their two games.

AC Milan face us in their first game on Tuesday, before they take on Liverpool on Friday to round off the tournament.

The table

  P W D L GD Pen Pts
Arsenal 1 1 0 0 3 1 4
Lyon 2 1 0 1 -1 1 4
AC Milan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Liverpool 1 0 0 1 -2 0 0

How we can win

Gabriel celebrates scoring against Lyon

We need three points from our game against the Italians to be assured of finishing top of the table. That could come via a victory after 90 minutes, or even picking up two points for a draw, and then winning the penalty shootout and picking up a bonus point.

A draw but loss on spot-kicks may also be enough, should Milan fail to pick up the maximum four points from their final game against Liverpool.

How to watch

Arsenal v AC Milan crests

You’ll be able to stream our match against Milan on and the official app, which kicks off at 2pm UK time.

Our usual matchday coverage will begin with Breakdown Live, starting 30 minutes before the start and providing all the need-to-know information, with live commentary accompanying the match action.

If you didn't get our Dubai Super Cup package, you can still purchase a pass for this game now for just £5.99 - more information.

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