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30 July 2017

How can I watch Emirates Cup FREE? Arsenal face Benfica and Sevilla in pre-season showpiece

ARSENAL are putting their final pre-season preparations into place as they face Benfica and Sevilla in the Emirates Cup.

At a bare minimum, the Gunners are looking for a return to the Champions League at the first attempt.

Arsenal celebrate winning the 2015 Emirates Cup
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And you can follow all the action for free as Arsene Wenger’s men take on the Spanish and Portuguese sides – here’s all you need to know.

When is the Emirates Cup?

The Emirates Cup takes place on Saturday, July 29 and Sunday, July 30.

Arsenal take on Benfica at 4.20pm on the Saturday and Sevilla at the same time on the Sunday.

In the early matches, RB Leipzig face Sevilla and Benfica at 2pm on Saturday and Sunday respectively.

The winner of the Emirates Cup is decided based on points and goals scored added together.

For example, Arsenal won the last tournament in 2015 when they gained 13 points (six for a the two wins plus seven goals scored) by beating Lyon 6-0 and Wolsburg 1-0.

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So, how do I watch the Emirates Cup for free then?

All the action from the Emirates Cup will be shown live on Quest.

The channel is available on terrestrial TV through Freeview channel 37.

Sky subscribers should tune in to channel 144, while users of Virgin will find Quest on channel 172.

The Discovery-owned channel normally shows lifestyle programmes but has shown pre-season tournaments before.

In 2014, Quest showed the Schalke 04 Cup, which featured Newcastle, West Ham, Schalke and Malaga.


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