CHAMPIONS LEAGUE football returns to the Emirates after a six-year absence – and Arsenal open up Group B against familiar foes PSV.

The Gunners fell just short of lifting the 2022/23 Premier League title despite leading the race for three-quarters of the season.

Leandro Trossard inspired the Gunners to a win against Everton


Leandro Trossard inspired the Gunners to a win against EvertonCredit: Getty

But it meant that Mikel Arteta’s men comfortably qualified for Europe’s top-tier competition – arguably their main objective at the start of the campaign.

Furthermore, Arsenal will have the wind in their sails after finally breaking the curse of Goodison Park on Sunday.

However, PSV should be up for the fight as they got the better of the North London outfit when the sides last met in 2022.

When is Arsenal vs PSV?

  • Arsenal’s first Champions League match in six years against PSV will take place on Wednesday, September 20.
  • It is scheduled to get underway at 8pm BST.
  • Emirates Stadium in North London is the allocated arena for this huge encounter and it can host approximately 60,000 fans.
  • PSV comfortably beat Arsenal 2-0 during last season’s Europa League group-stage clash.
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What TV channel is it on and can it be live streamed?

Arsenal vs PSV will be broadcast LIVE on TNT Sports 1.
Coverage is scheduled to commence from 7:45 BST – just 15 minutes before kick-off.
Fans can also stream the game on the TNT Sports website.
Alternatively, SunSport will have coverage of the entire action through our live blog which includes pre-match and post-match reaction.

What is the team news?

Mikel Arteta will be sweating over the fitness of Gabriel Martinelli who sustained a hamstring injury during Arsenal’s win against Everton.

Gabriel Martinelli was forced off during the Everton win


Gabriel Martinelli was forced off during the Everton winCredit: AP

But the Gunners gaffer can turn to Leandro Trossard who scored the winner at Goodison.

It will also be interesting to see whether Aaron Ramsdale reclaims his spot in goal or if Arteta sticks with summer signing David Raya.

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Elsewhere, PSV manager Peter Bosz has is set to continue without the quartet of Mauro Junior (knee), Armando Obispo (knee), Fredrik Oppegard (surgery) and Jordan Teze (knock) for this encounter.

What are the odds?

  • Arsenal to win 4/11
  • Draw 19/5
  • PSV to win 17/1

*Odds courtesy of Ladbrokes are correct at time of publication

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