Premier League Preseason Results
Arsenal Win Emirates Cup After Thrilling Penalty Shootout
Arsenal concluded their preseason on a high note, winning the Emirates Cup after a dramatic 1-1 draw against Monaco, followed by a 5-4 victory in the penalty shootout. Youssouf Fofana opened the scoring for Monaco in the first half, but Arsenal captain Eddie Nketiah equalized just before halftime with a goal from a Gabriel Martinelli corner. With no further goals in the second half, the match went to penalties, where Arsenal converted all five of their spot-kicks, and Aaron Ramsdale's crucial save secured their seventh Emirates Cup victory.
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Aston Villa's Comfortable Victory Over Lazio
In their penultimate preseason friendly, Aston Villa recorded a comfortable 3-0 victory against Lazio at Bescot Stadium. Ollie Watkins opened the scoring after seeing an early penalty saved, and John McGinn's sublime finish doubled their lead. Youngster Seb Revan created the third goal, with his cross turned in by Lazio defender Mario Gila. The victory sets Aston Villa up for their upcoming match against Valencia before their Premier League campaign kicks off against Newcastle United.
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Everton Draws 2-2 With AC Monza in Training Game
Everton played a behind-closed-doors training game against Italian Serie A side AC Monza, drawing 2-2. Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Vitalii Mykolenko stepped up their recovery from injury with 45-minute runouts, while Lewis Dobbin and Neal Maupay were on the scoresheet for Everton in the second half. Summer signing Arnaut Danjuma played for 75 minutes, gaining valuable match experience ahead of the upcoming season.
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Liverpool's Narrow Defeat to Bayern Munich in Singapore
Liverpool concluded their tour of Singapore with a thrilling 4-3 defeat against Bayern Munich at the National Stadium. Cody Gakpo opened the scoring early for Liverpool, followed by a Virgil van Dijk header. Bayern responded with goals from Serge Gnabry and Leroy Sane to level the score before Luis Diaz put Liverpool back ahead. However, late goals from Josip Stanisic and Frans Kratzig secured the Singapore Trophy for Bayern.
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Nottingham Forest Suffers 5-0 Loss to Rennes
Nottingham Forest faced a tough challenge in their preseason match against Rennes and suffered a 5-0 defeat. Rennes earned two penalties in the first half, with Benjamin Bourigeaud converting both. In the second half, Rennes continued to dominate, adding three more goals through Matthis Abline and Lovro Majer to secure a convincing victory.
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