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Aug 18, 2018 at 5.30pm UK at Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 40,491

3-2

Pedro (9'), Morata (20'), Alonso (81')
FT(HT: 2-2)
Mkhitaryan (37'), Iwobi (41')
Reaction
Arsenal midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan in action during a pre-season friendly with Boreham Wood in July 2018
Henrikh Mkhitaryan: 'Arsenal must stay positive'
Arsenal attacker Henrikh Mkhitaryan urges patience and positivity from his teammates after back-to-back defeats to start the new season under Unai Emery.
Aug 21, 19:07
Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey in action during his side's Europa League match against CSKA Moscow on April 5, 2018
Arsenal players 'shocked by Aaron Ramsey omission'
Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey and the rest of the squad are reportedly left stunned after manager Unai Emery's decision to drop the Welshman for the defeat to Chelsea.
Aug 21, 09:19
Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek in action during a pre-season friendly with Lyon in August 2018
Maurizio Sarri explains Ruben Loftus-Cheek omission from Chelsea squad
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri explains the reason behind Ruben Loftus-Cheek's omission from his squad for Saturday's 3-2 win over Arsenal.
Aug 20, 16:30
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri celebrates after watching his side beat Huddersfield Town on August 11, 2018
Unai Emery explains Maurizio Sarri handshake snub
Unai Emery reveals that he shook hands with Maurizio Sarri in the dressing-room area following Arsenal's loss to Chelsea.
Aug 19, 13:20
Chelsea winger Eden Hazard in action during the FA Cup final with Manchester United on May 19, 2018
Maurizio Sarri: 'Eden Hazard currently unable to complete 90 minutes'
Maurizio Sarri insists that Eden Hazard is not yet ready to play a full game for Chelsea but tips the Belgian to be fully match fit in the coming weeks.
Aug 19, 09:23
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri celebrates after watching his side beat Huddersfield Town on August 11, 2018
Maurizio Sarri: 'Chelsea not yet Premier League title contenders'
Maurizio Sarri admits that he does not see Chelsea as potential Premier League title contenders yet following their narrow 3-2 win over Arsenal on Saturday.
Aug 19, 09:12
Unai Emery points a finger during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Manchester City on August 12, 2018
Alex Iwobi: 'Arsenal players fought hard for Unai Emery'
Arsenal attacker Alex Iwobi insists that he and his teammates "fought hard" for new manager Unai Emery in their 3-2 loss to London rivals Chelsea.
Aug 18, 21:19
Chelsea winger Eden Hazard in action during the FA Cup final with Manchester United on May 19, 2018
Chelsea forward Eden Hazard: 'Maurizio Sarri is a great manager'
Chelsea ace Eden Hazard hails "great manager" Maurizio Sarri and says that he is a fan of the Italian's playing style.
Aug 18, 21:08
Maurizio Sarri watches on during the pre-season friendly between Chelsea and Arsenal on August 1, 2018
Maurizio Sarri: 'Chelsea experienced horrible 15-minute spell against Arsenal'
Maurizio Sarri admits that Chelsea endured a "horrible" 15-minute spell in their 3-2 win over Arsenal on Saturday as the Blues relinquished a two-goal lead.
Aug 18, 20:27
The Match
Match Report
Marcos Alonso scores in the final 10 minutes as Chelsea earn a 3-2 win against London rivals Arsenal at Stamford Bridge.
Live Commentary
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Chelsea's 3-2 win against Arsenal, as a late Marcos Alonso goal earned the Blues all three points.
Team News
Eden Hazard is once again named on the Chelsea bench as Maurizio Sarri's charges host Arsenal in the Premier League on Saturday.
Preview
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of Arsenal's Premier League trip to London rivals Chelsea.
Head to Head
Aug 1, 2018 8.05pm
Chelsea
1-1
Arsenal
Arsenal win 6-5 on penalties
Rudiger (6')
Lacazette (93')
Jan 24, 2018 8pm
Arsenal
2-1
Chelsea
Rudiger (12' og.), Xhaka (60')
Wilshere (31'), Monreal (66')
Hazard (7')
Hazard (17'), Moses (62')
Jan 10, 2018 8pm
Jan 3, 2018 7.45pm
Arsenal
2-2
Chelsea
Wilshere (63'), Bellerin (92')
Wilshere (31'), Holding (53'), Ozil (67')
Hazard (67' pen.), Alonso (84')
Fabregas (43'), Courtois (89')
Build-up
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Unai Emery hints at Lucas Torreira start as Arsenal travel to Chelsea
Unai Emery hints towards potentially giving Lucas Torreira his full Arsenal debut in this weekend's Premier League trip to Chelsea.
Aug 17, 22:00
Mateo Kovacic celebrates after winning the Champions League final with Real Madrid on May 26, 2018
Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri: 'Mateo Kovacic not ready for 90 minutes'
Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri suggests that summer signing Mateo Kovacic could play the final 30 minutes of Saturday's Premier League clash with Arsenal.
Aug 17, 15:56
Nacho Monreal in action for Arsenal on April 22, 2018
Unai Emery: 'Nacho Monreal back for Chelsea match'
Arsenal boss Unai Emery reveals that he will be able to call upon Nacho Monreal for Saturday's Premier League clash with Chelsea.
Aug 16, 14:59
Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech claps supporters after his side's Premier League defeat to Manchester City on August 12, 2018
Unai Emery: 'Petr Cech will face Chelsea'
Arsenal boss Unai Emery confirms that Petr Cech will keep his spot in goal for Saturday's Premier League clash with Chelsea.
Aug 16, 14:36
Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech claps supporters after his side's Premier League defeat to Manchester City on August 12, 2018
How Arsenal could line up against Chelsea
Sports Mole predicts how Arsenal will set out their side for Saturday's Premier League showdown with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.
Aug 16, 14:00
Chelsea attacker Pedro celebrates with Eden Hazard after scoring during his side's Premier League clash with Huddersfield on August 11, 2018
How Chelsea could line up against Arsenal
Sports Mole predicts how Chelsea will line up for their Premier League showdown with Arsenal at Stamford Bridge.
Aug 16, 13:00
Chelsea winger Eden Hazard in action during the FA Cup final with Manchester United on May 19, 2018
Eden Hazard record vs. Arsenal
Ahead of Saturday's Premier League meeting between Chelsea and Arsenal, Sports Mole looks at Eden Hazard's record against the Gunners.
Aug 16, 12:19
Chelsea's Kepa Arrizabalaga strikes a pose on August 11, 2018
Combined XI: Chelsea vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole selects a combined XI from those expected to be available for Saturday's Premier League meeting between Chelsea and Arsenal.
Aug 16, 11:56

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ChinaChina24141351
United StatesUnited States20231659
JapanJapan175931
AustraliaAustralia1431431
Olympics flagOlympic Athletes from Russia12191344
Great BritainGreat Britain10101232
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Monday's key events


ATHLETICS
· There are no Brits in the women's 100m hurdles final, but Puerto Rico's Jasmine Camacho-Quinn, fresh from breaking the Olympic record in the semis, will hope to pip world record holder Kendra Harrison to gold (3.50am)
· The women's 5000m final also has no Team GB representation, but two-time world champion Hellen Obiri of Kenya will be looking to add an Olympic gold to her list of honours (1.40pm)

SAILING
· The women's skiff 49er FX (6.33am) and men's skiff 49er (7.33am) come to their conclusion, with Team GB involved in both medal races

FOOTBALL
· A place in the women's gold medal match is up for grabs, starting with an all-North American semi-final between United States and Canada (9am)
· Australia, who edged past Team GB's in a seven-goal quarter-final thriller, take on Sweden in the second semi-final (12pm)

CYCLING
· The track cycling schedule gets underway, with Team GB holding a particular interest in the team pursuit qualifying. Laura Kenny is part of the women's team (7.54am), while the men's team includes Ed Clancy (9.02am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· The Gadirova twins Jessica and Jennifer will both take part in the women's floor final as they look to add to their team bronze (9.57am)

WEIGHTLIFTING
· Newly-crowned European champion Emily Campbell flies the flag for Great Britain in the women's +87kg, but faces stiff competition for medals from China's Li Wenwen and New Zealand's Laurel Hubbard (11.50am)

HOCKEY
· The women's hockey quarter-finals begin, with Team GB last up against Spain (1pm)

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