2019 Emirates Cup

The 2019 Emirates Cup was a pre-season football friendly tournament hosted by Arsenal at its home ground, the Emirates Stadium. It was the tenth Emirates Cup, an invitational competition inaugurated in 2007. Held on 28 July 2019, the participants were Arsenal (men's and women's), Bayern Munich (women's only) and Lyon (men's only). In this edition, a new one-day format was introduced, with Arsenal women competing for the first time.[1]

2019 Emirates Cup
Tournament details
Host countryEngland
CityLondon
Dates28 July
Teams4 (from 1 confederation) (from 3 associations)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
ChampionsLyon (men's)
Bayern Munich (women's)
(1st titles)
Runners-upArsenal (men's and women's each)
Tournament statistics
Matches played2
Goals scored4 (2 per match)
Top scorer(s)Moussa Dembélé (2 goals)
2017
2021

BackgroundEdit

The Emirates Cup was inaugurated in July 2007 after Arsenal finalised plans to stage a pre-season competition at its home ground.[2] The competition is named after Arsenal's main sponsor Emirates; the airline's association with the football club began in 2004.[3][4] Arsenal won the first tournament, which was attended by over 110,000 people across the two days.[5]

SummaryEdit

The tournament began with Arsenal women's side took on Bayern Munich and concluded with the Arsenal men's side took on Lyon. Both games were played at the Emirates Stadium in London on 28 July 2019.

MatchesEdit

Women's Match

Arsenal0–1Bayern Munich
Report Leupolz   24'
Attendance: 28,500
GK 1   Manuela Zinsberger
DF 20   Leonie Maier
DF 5   Jennifer Beattie
DF 16   Louise Quinn
FW 2   Katrine Veje
MF 22   Viktoria Schnaderbeck
MF 10   Kim Little (c)
FW 15   Katie McCabe
FW 17   Lisa Evans
DF 21   Tabea Kemme
FW 9   Danielle Carter
Substitutes:
GK 18   Pauline Peyraud-Magnin
DF 3   Emma Mitchell
DF 4   Janni Arnth
MF 26   Ruby Grant
MF 27   Melissa Filis
MF 28   Silvana Flores
Manager:
  Joe Montemurro
GK 1   Laura Benkarth
DF 14   Ali Riley
MF 7   Giulia Gwinn
MF 8   Melanie Leupolz (c)
MF 12   Sydney Lohmann
DF 14   Amanda Ilestedt
MF 16   Lina Magull
DF 17   Kathrin Hendrich
DF 19   Carina Wenninger
DF 22   Verena Schweers
FW 23   Mandy Islacker
Substitutes:
DF 3   Simone Boye Sørensen
FW 6   Lineth Beerensteyn
FW 9   Jovana Damnjanović
FW 10   Linda Dallmann
MF 18   Dominika Škorvánková
MF 21   Simone Laudehr
FW 13   Gia Corley
GK 28   Jachinta Weimar
FW 29   Nicole Rolser
GK 33   Carina Schlüter
DF 36   Jana Kappes
MF 37   Anja Pfluger
MF 38   Kristin Kögel
Manager:
  Thomas Wörle

Men's Match

Arsenal1–2Lyon
Report
GK 1   Bernd Leno
RB 15   Ainsley Maitland-Niles
CB 21   Calum Chambers
CB 5   Sokratis Papastathopoulos
LB 18   Nacho Monreal
CM 29   Matteo Guendouzi
CM 34   Granit Xhaka (c)
RW 7   Henrikh Mkhitaryan
AM 28   Joe Willock
LW 14   Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
CF 9   Alexandre Lacazette
Substitutes:
GK 26   Emiliano Martínez
DF 20   Shkodran Mustafi
DF 25   Carl Jenkinson
DF 49   Zech Medley
MF 8   Dani Ceballos
MF 41   Robbie Burton
FW 24   Reiss Nelson
FW 30   Eddie Nketiah
FW 35   Gabriel Martinelli
FW 45   Tyreece John-Jules
Manager:
  Unai Emery
GK 1   Anthony Lopes
RB 14   Léo Dubois
CB 2   Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa
CB 5   Jason Denayer
LB 20   Fernando Marçal
CM 22   Jean Lucas Oliveira
CM 12   Thiago Mendes
CM 24   Pape Cheikh Diop
RW 10   Bertrand Traoré
CF 11   Memphis Depay (c)
LW 7   Martin Terrier
Substitutes:
GK 16   Anthony Racioppi
GK 30   Ciprian Tătărușanu
DF 3   Joachim Andersen
DF 4   Rafael
DF 23   Kenny Tete
MF 8   Houssem Aouar
MF 13   Ousseynou Ndiaye
MF 29   Lucas Tousart
MF 31   Cédric Augarreau
FW 7   Amine Gouiri
FW 9   Moussa Dembélé
FW 32   Yann Kitala
FW 35   Boubacar Fofana
Manager:
  Sylvinho

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Emirates Cup to return this summer". Arsenal F.C. 20 May 2019. Retrieved 20 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Valencia replace Hamburg at Emirates Cup". Arsenal F.C. 11 June 2007. Archived from the original on 29 June 2016. Retrieved 4 August 2017.
  3. ^ "The Emirates Cup". Emirates. Archived from the original on 5 April 2016. Retrieved 4 August 2017.
  4. ^ "Arsenal FC and Emirates Stadium". Emirates. Retrieved 4 August 2017.
  5. ^ "Emirates Cup brings out the big guns". Al Bawaba. 21 April 2008. Archived from the original on 8 September 2017. Retrieved 8 September 2017.