7/24/2018 12:21:15 AM (GMT+3)

Atletico play Arsenal in Singapore in Champions Cup

Atletico play Arsenal in Singapore in Champions Cup

NEW DELHI: Atletico Madrid will make their second appearance in International Champions Cup (ICC) when they take on Arsenal on July 26 at the National Stadium in Singapore.

The newly-appointed head coach Unai Emery’s side meet the French champions Paris Saint-Germain two days later in a rematch of their Champions League 2016-17 group stage while PSG face Atletico in the final on July 30.

This marks the first edition of the ICC taking on a global format, with the tournament featuring 18 teams and stretching across the United States, Europe and Singapore.

Chelsea win as top European clubs head Asia

Meanwhile, Pedro grabbed the only goal of the game as Chelsea defeated Australia's Perth Glory 1-0 in a friendly at the Optus Stadium on Monday.

The Perth Glory-Chelsea friendly was the first of several involving big European sides in Asia as Singapore and China PR are also set to welcome top sides for a series of pre-season friendly matches. 

Pedro's fifth minute goal ensured a winning start for new Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri, who has replaced Antonio Conte.

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