Chelsea Vs Club América LIVE Football Score 17 Jul 2022
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Club América is going head to head with Chelsea starting on 17 Jul 2022 at 02:00 UTC . The match is a part of the Club Friendly Games.
Chelsea will begin their preparations for the new campaign with a pre-season friendly against Mexican outfit Club America on Saturday night.
The Blues are building towards their 2022-23 Premier League opener against Everton, but America have already started their new season, picking up four points from their first three matches to sit sixth in the table.
Chelsea won the UEFA Super Cup and Club World Cup last season, but they suffered disappointment in the FA Cup and EFL Cup finals, losing to Liverpool on both occasions, while the capital giants finished third in the Premier League and were knocked out by Real Madrid in the Champions League quarter-finals.
The Blues are now preparing for the 2022-23 campaign, and they will take on Club America and Charlotte FC in their opening two friendlies of the summer before facing Arsenal in the Florida Cup on July 23.
Thomas Tuchel‘s side will then tackle Udinese on July 29 before opening their Premier League campaign with a trip to Everton on August 6, while their first home game of the new season is against London rivals and potential fellow top-four challengers Tottenham Hotspur on August 14.
Chelsea recently confirmed Raheem Sterling as their first arrival of the summer, and it is believed that Napoli’s Kalidou Koulibaly could soon become the team’s second signing of the window.
Romelu Lukaku has returned to Inter Milan on loan for the 2022-23 season, while Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen have left on free transfers, so there is work to do to boost the squad in the coming weeks.
As for America, the Mexican giants have won their domestic title on 13 separate occasions, which is a record, placing them one ahead of Guadalajara when it comes to championships.
The Eagles started their 2022-23 domestic campaign on July 3, playing out a goalless draw with Atlas before suffering a 3-2 defeat to Monterrey in their second match one week later.
America did manage to pick up their first three points of the season against Toluca last time out, though, with Richard Sanchez netting the winner in the 93rd minute.
Fernando Ortiz‘s side will face Chelsea, Manchester City and Real Madrid in friendlies this month, with their next league contest coming against Tijuana on July 24, so the squad will need to be carefully balanced over the next couple of weeks to deal with their pre-season commitments.
Millonetas brought in five new players ahead of the new season, with the standout addition being Uruguay international Jonathan Rodriguez, who joined in a £5m deal from Al-Nassr.