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Arsenal - Chelsea
Community Shield - 6 August 2017
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GOAL! Chelsea 1-4 Arsenal. Giroud wins it for Arsenal. His penalty, down the middle, makes it impossible for Chelsea to come back from the deficit. Arsenal made the most of their advantage as soon as Pedro lost his composure, and now Arsenal have two wins in a row against Chelsea at Wembley.
GOAL! Chelsea 1-3 Arsenal - Oxlade-Chamberlain coolly finishes his spot-kick, low into the net.
MISS! Chelsea 1-2 Arsenal. Morata hits the outside of the post.
MISS! Chelsea 1-2 Arsenal - Courtois blasts an effort straight over the bar.
GOAL! Chelsea 1-2 Arsenal - Monreal fires in a low shot as Courtois dives the other way to his left.
GOAL! Chelsea 1-1 Arsenal - Walcott blasts an effort into the top corner.
GOAL! Chelsea 1-0 Arsenal - Cahill puts his penalty past Cech.
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That's full time. Right, we'll be due for penalties shortly.
Rudiger sprints with the ball to lay it off back to his 'keeper. Seconds remaining.
"Sick diag". I love them.
Walcott slaloms into the box and as he sizes up a curling shot at goal, Cahill slides in to block his effort.
There will be five minutes of added time.
Morata with his first contribution.
Just a few minutes to go until we get onto penalties, I believe.
- OffDanny WelbeckArsenal
- OnReiss NelsonArsenal
Nelson is on for Welbeck.
- OnCharly MusondaChelsea
Musonda on for Willian.
- GoalSead KolašinacArsenal
GOAL! Arsenal 1-1 Chelsea. Kolasinac scores - Xhaka curls in a cross to the back post, and Kolasinac is on hand, unmarked, to nod in at the back post.
- Red cardPedroChelsea
RED CARD! Pedro's late challenge catches Elneny on the achilles. Pedro then goes down with cramp, and is looking set for a booking when he gets back up. But it's a red! Pedro's challenge was late, and he had come down into the Arsenal midfieder, so it's not too shocking.
- OffMarcos AlonsoChelsea
- OnAntonio RüdigerChelsea
Rudiger on for Alonso.
Willian curls over a back post cross to Morata, and his lunge towards the ball skies the effort miles into the air.
A remarkable, swerving shot from Xhaka from 30 yards leads to a superb Courtois save, tipping it away.
- OffMichy BatshuayiChelsea
- OnÁlvaro MorataChelsea
Morata comes on for Batshuayi.
Morata should be on for Chelsea soon.
Davd Luiz ines up a free kick from amost 40 yards. It flies up and over the wall, slowly, and Alonso hooks a shot at goal that is easily stopped.
- OffAlex IwobiArsenal
- OnTheo WalcottArsenal
Giroud and Walcott replace Lacazette and Iwobi.
Willian's cross is aimed towards Pedro, but Holding is on hand to clear the bal away.
Elneny scuffs a shot at goal as Iwobi dithers, and it's from an offside position. Courtois just about had it covered.
Elneny whips in a cross from the right as he tumbles, and it curls back in towards goal, forcing Courtois to tip it over the bar.
We go again, with both injured players OK to continue.
Cahill and Luiz are down in the box after they clashed heads attempting a clearance.
Lacazette races into the box to chase a ball into the box, and Courtois punches it away.
Bellerin tees up Elneny, and his sht from distance drifts wide.
Another chance for Chelsea. A short corner is stood up by Fabregas into the box when he receives a return pass, and Batshuayi's volley is saved by Cech.
- GoalVictor MosesChelsea
GOAL! Arsenal 0-1 Chelsea. Moses scores - A cross from Willian is flighted in. Arsenal get it to the edge of the box, but struggle to properly clear it. Cahill sends the ball back in towards the goal, and Moses turns it in just in front Cech at the near post.
- 2nd Half
We go again.
- End of 1st Half
Nothing from the corner. That's half-time of a relatively even affair. See you in 15 minutes.
Arsenal win a corner with a minute left.
There will be three minutes of added time.
Arsenal break from deep. Iwobi finds Oxlade-Chamberlain, who returns the ball to Iwobi in the box. He evades two defenders with some brilliant footwork, but scuffs his shot straight at Cech.
With Welbeck cloing in on Luiz, Luiz flicks the ball over the forward, then nudges the ball back to his 'keeper with the top of his noggin.
Kolasinac steams forward, finding Oxlade-Chamberlain on the touchline. He wraps his foot around the ball, and Luiz heads it away.
Fabregas is tripped in midfield, and Conte is bawling at his players on the sideline. That's not getting tiresome.
Willian is booked. Bellerin lost the ball in the box, Willian latches onto it, takes a tumble with Bellerin near, and he gets a yellow for diving - the ref has that right.
- Yellow cardMarcos AlonsoChelsea
Alonso goes into the book for another foul, this time on Bellerin.
Pedro inches into the box after some neat footwork, and he absoutely leathers a shot towards the top corner that Cech beats away.
- OffPer MertesackerArsenal
- OnSead KolašinacArsenal
Kolasinac is replacing Mertesacker, making his first sort-of competitive appearance for Arsenal.
Batshuayi finds Moses, and his shot drives against Cech's foot and away from danger.
Xhaka is covering in defence for now.
There's a fair amount of blood coming out of Mertesacker's face, so he'll be coming off when it's practical.
Cahill has caught Mertesacker with an elbow. It wasn't on purpose, as Cahill was on his own as the ball dropped, and got him straight in the nose when he was closed down.
Moses comes down the right and Welbeck absolutely clumps into him with a really rough tackle, winning the ball and leaving Moses on the floor. Nothing from the corner.
Alonso is given a talking-to after sliding into Lacazette from behind. It shoud have been a booking.
Bellerin's woeful backpass means Cech has to rush out to slide towards the ball and clear it. Batshuayi almost reached it before the 'keeper.
Arsenal break at pace, the ball is worked to Lacazette down the middle, and he curls a ball around Cahill, crashing against the post.
Azpilicueta boots a cross high into the air.
Fabregas' pass into the path of Willian forces Holding into action to cover and concede a corner on the right.
Pedro lifts a ball towards Batshuayi, and Arsenal briefly clear. Fabregas has a shot blocked from outside the area, it falls to Batshuayi in the box, and he's whistled for a handball.
- Yellow cardHéctor BellerínArsenal
A zesty challenge from Bellerin on Acosta means there's one-all on bookings.
- Yellow cardCésar AzpilicuetaChelsea
Lacazette sprints forward as he jogs away from Azpilicueta. The Chelsea man drags him down about 35 yards from goal, and is booked.
A ball is clipped forward for Pedro's facemask by Fabregas, but he had drifted just offside.
Arsenal press Chelsea back to their box. Elneny flicks the ball on for Iwobi to burst to the touchline, and Courtois rushes out to block the cross for a corner on the right.
Welbeck strains at a cross that is looped over the defence, and he heads it straight at Courtois.
Iwobi dances past Luiz, and his cross flashes off the 'keeper, then Lacazette's arm, and it's a goal kick for Chelsea.
Courtois is called into action for the first cross of the game, from Bellerin.
Cech out again to provide his defence with some support.
Cech comes out quickly to head away before Pedro latches onto it. Chelsea now play the ball around the defence.
- 1st Half
After a minute's silence for the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire, the match starts.
Last call for predictions at @eurosport_uk
With 10 minutes to go, why not catch up on the latest rumours?
So, here we are. The Premier League is - essentially - back. And like someone who continously gets surprised by the idea of being on time to an appointment, these two clubs are leaving the serious business until it is too late. Arsenal need another central midfielder, someone to replace Alexis Sanchez, and a defender. Chelsea need a central defender, a midfielder and a striker. They are worse at procrastinating than a sub-standard football blogger.
Don't forget to tweet at @Eurosport_UK your predictions, and your comments throughout the match.
In Paper Round, there's news on Chelsea and Arsenal's chase for Thomas Lemar.
The Chels have no new names in their starting line up, though it is a touch unfamiliar. Batshuayi starts up front with Costa likely to live under a cloud any day now. New signings Caballero, Rudiger and Morata are on the bench.
For Arsenal, there's a new signing! Alexandre Lacazette starts up front. The most interesting news, though, is that Arsene Wenger has retained the 3-4-3 system that he finished the season with. Holding, Mertesacker and Monreal span the age groups at the back.
TEAMS: Arsenal: Cech, Holding, Mertesacker, Monreal, Elneny, Xhaka, Bellerin, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Welbeck, Iwobi, Lacazette. Subs: Ospina, Kolasinac, Willock, Nelson, Maitland-Niles. Walcott, Giroud. /// Chelsea: Courtois, Azpilicueta, David Luiz, Cahill, Moses, Fabregas, Kante, Alonso, Willian, Batshuayi, Pedro. Subs: Caballero, Rudiger, Christensen, Scott, Boga, Musonda, Morata.
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