Arsenal defeated Liverpool 1: 1 (5: 4 Pen.) and won the Community Shield. The Super Cup was brought to Arsenal by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s penalty.
The winner of the English Super Cup (Community Shield) is London Arsenal, which defeated Liverpool, the Premier League winner in the penalty series. At Wembley, Arsenal advanced with a super goal by Pierre-Emerick Obameyang, in the 12th minute, he received a pass from Saka and opened the scoring with an excellent shot.
In the 73rd minute, Klopp’s team equalized, Takumi Minamino took advantage of the unrest in Arsenal’s penalty – 1: 1.
The main time ended like this, Arsenal scored all the penalty shootout goals, and here, 20-year-old Ryan Brewster kicked the ball to the quality. Decisive, the last penalty was scored by Aubameyang, and Arsenal won the Community Shield.
Arsenal beat Liverpool for the second time in the history of this tournament – Liverpool won at Wembley in 1979 and 1989, and Arsenal in Cardiff in 2002. 4 weeks after Arsenal won the Association Cup, Mikel Arteta’s team won another title.
Arteta has already won his second title at Arsenal. Jürgen Klopp and Mikel Arteta summed up the final confrontation after the match:
Jürgen Klopp: We came here to win the game. Unfortunately, we could not win the match and lost in the penalty shootout. After Aubameyang’s goal, we could not sort out the game. We scored the equalizing goal late, so we did not have time. We have to work very hard to use the moments because we could not use three very good episodes.
Mikel Arteta: I am very happy. Thanks to my players for this title. Liverpool pressure could not affect us. I knew the second half of the match would be very difficult. Winning such finals boosts your self-confidence.