Arsenal Wins 16th Community Shield Tittle
Arsenal have won their 16th Community Shield Tittle ,after defeating toothless Liverpool at Wembley.
Mikel Arteta side took the lead from club captain Aubameyang curling strike in the 12th minute of the encounter.
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However juergen klopp men level things up in the second half of the game through Minamino strike in the 73rd minutes.
The anticipated encounter didn’t live up to expectation as arsenal where very dominant throughout the game keeping the Liverpool front trio of Mohammed Salah , Sadio Mane and Roberto Frimino at Bay.
The encounter which was stretched into penalty shootout after the encounter ended in a 1-1 draw at Wembley .
Liverpool scored four out of their five penalty kick , with academic product Rhian Brewster failing to convert his own spot kick.
Arteta men calmly converted all of their spot kick with captain and Match goal scorer converting the decisive final spot kick.
After the game Arsenal captain Aubameyang was asked by journalist about his long protracted contract extension with club , the gabonese international simply replied :
“Yeah I know. We’re going to see in these [coming] days. Today we take the trophy.”
The match which produce some fine team and individual display left match referee showing only one yellow throughout the match to Liverpool James Milner over his challenge on Arsenal Nketiah in the 57th minutes
Todays Defeat means Liverpool has lost the community shield twice in row , losing the first against Manchester city
Arsenal who will kick – Start their new premier league season away at newly promoted side Fulham next week Sunday .
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