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Mizzou to play Arkansas at Arrowhead Stadium in 2020 Battle Line Rivalry game

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The annual Battle Line Rivalry will make its way to Kansas City next year

Arkansas v Missouri Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images

Missouri football will head west to Kansas City when it takes on Arkansas in the annual Battle Line Rivalry game at Arrowhead Stadium next season, the school announced Tuesday.

The Tigers lead the Razorbacks all-time with a 7-3 head-to-head record, including a 4-1 record since 2014, the first time the teams played as Southeastern Conference foes. Missouri is currently on a three-game win streak in the rivalry, having last beaten Arkansas 38-0 in Columbia in 2018.

“We are excited to bring the Tigers back to Kansas City for the 2020 Battle Line Rivalry game against Arkansas,” Director of Athletics Jim Sterk said. “Kansas City has provided Mizzou football and the university with outstanding support over the years, and we know our fans will make Arrowhead a home away from home for the Tigers when we take the field against the Razorbacks in 2020.”

The 2020 game will be the second straight rivalry game played away from both Columbia and Fayetteville, as the teams’ matchup on Nov. 29 will be played at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock, Arkansas.

The Tigers are 6-2 all-time at Arrowhead, with their last game there being a 20-16 win over BYU in 2015. Missouri also went 4-1 during a five-year stretch at Arrowhead against rival Kansas from 2007-11 prior to leaving the Big 12, including the 36-28, “Armageddon at Arrowhead” win over the Jayhawks in 2007.

The newly announced matchup is scheduled for Nov. 28, 2020.