Arsenal became champions of the Community Shield after beating Liverpool on penalties. The London team, who agreed to the definition for being enshrined in the FA Cup, equaled 1 to 1 against Anfield, Premier League champions, in the regulation.
At the start of the meeting, those led by Jurgen Klopp imposed conditions, but in the first one they had Pierre Emerick Aubameyang billed with a goal and put the Gunners ahead in the 12th minute. In the celebration there was a dedication for Chadwick Boseman, who died in the last hours and was a reference in the racial struggle. Before the kickoff, there was also support for the Black Lives Matter.
Before the end of the first half, Arsenal had their chances of liquidating the lawsuit, but due to mistakes by their forwards and great appearances by Allison they could not take advantage of them and went to rest up by the minimum.
In the complement the equation was different. Liverpool, with the need to reverse the result, came out with another energy and Sadio mané He was the benchmark in the attack. By the right band tuvo his great possibility of converting the tie, but Emiliano Martínez covered his hand in hand.
Jurgen Klopp was right with the change when he sent to the court Takumi minamino by Neco Williams. 28 minutes after the complement, the Japanese took advantage of the bewilderment after a dirty play and He defined hand in hand against the Argentine goalkeeper, who could do nothing to avoid the tie.
With the regulation time finished and without differences in the scoreboard, the definition of the first champion of the season he stretched to penalties. There, Arsenal won 5-4 by Rhian Brewster’s failure, who smashed his shot off the crossbar. The Gunners were once again enshrined at Wembley.