Arsenal vs MLS All Star 2023 football game date and venue

Arsenal vs MLS All Star 2023 football game date and venue

An exciting news for MLS fans, as reports have confirmed that the highly anticipated 2023 MLS All-Star Game will have English Premier League side Arsenal vs the opponent, check out more details below and the date

The Gunners currently lead the Premier League standings and are 13-time league champions.

Arsenal vs MLS All Star 2023 football game schedule, date and venue

The MLS All-Star game has featured matches against the Liga MX All-Stars for two years now.

2023 MLS All-Star Game set to feature Arsenal as opponents

The Athletic’s Pablo Maurer and Paul Tenorio shared the news about the match. According to the report, this year’s game will take place at the Audi Field, home of D.C. United. The match sis set to take place on Wednesday, July 19 2023.

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The head coach of the MLS All-Stars teams usually features the manager from the home team. This means that since the match will take place at D.C. United’s home, former Manchester United icon Wayne Rooney will lead the line-up against Arsenal. The former footballer has gone up against the team many times but this time he will go up against them by leading on the sidelines.

The Athletic reported that Rooney

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Inadvertently revealed Arsenal’s participation in the match during a fan event Thursday evening”

Following the reveal, LS Deputy Commissioner and President, Gary Stevenson also made a statement sharing:

Major League Soccer is pleased to welcome Arsenal FC as the opponent for the 2023 MLS All-Star Game and MLS All-Star Skills Challenge. Arsenal FC is one of the most storied and popular clubs in the world and they are giving their fans a memorable season as they sit at the top of the Premier League table.

A second meeting

The scheduled match is not the first time that Arsenal have gone up against the MLS All-Stars. Back in 2016, the Gunners won 2-1 in San Jose. However, their squad is much different now and features a whole new pool of talented players.

Mikel Arteta’s side are currently eight points clear on top of the EPL table in 28 games. The side has seen a major resurgence this season, with youngsters like Bukayo Saka, Gabriel Martinelli, Martin Odegaard leading at the front.

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Interestingly, La Liga’s club Atletico Madrid were the last European club to feature in the event back in 2019. Diego Simeone’s men  won 3-0 in that match, and it will be interesting to see if the MLS All Stars can beat a European team this time out.

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