Arsenal defeat Chelsea at Wembley on Sunday to elevate the FA Community Shield in a match that was decided by a penalty shootout. The Gunners came from driving to defeat a Chelsea aspect that was minimized to 10 males for the last 10 minutes of the game.
That is how it remained right up until the game entered the last 10 minutes. A bad deal with from Chelsea winger Pedro noticed him issued a straight purple card and gave Arsenal the opportunity to get back again into the game.
That is specifically what they did. From the resulting no cost kick, summer season signing Sead Kolasinac headed previous Thibaut Courtois to send out the Arsenal supporters into raptures and send out the game into a penalty shootout.
With the scores amount, the game showcased the new ABBA penalty getting format, the very first time that it has been noticed in a aggressive English fixture.
Chelsea fell driving in the shootout as Thibaut Courtois unexpectedly stepped up to acquire their second spot kick, which he hit properly around the bar. New striker Alvaro Morata stepped up next to endeavor to hold his staff in the game, but he as well missed the concentrate on. Arsenal experienced no such issues, hitting the back again of the web with all four of their penalties, giving them a 4-1 penalty shootout victory.
Arsenal lifted the very first trophy of the season and in carrying out so provided them selves with a good system to begin the new Leading League season with.