Arsenal defeats Chelsea 1-0 to win Community Shield 2015
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
The match saw only two, to one player from each club in the second half. Though Arsenal had lesser possession of the ball and fewer shots, they had more shots on target. A total of 23 fouls were committed.
It took fourteen attempts for The Gunners to win a game over the city rivals. Belgian could not save this left-footed shot in the top corner which gave Arsenal a lead. In the 80th minute, Chelsea won a free kick. 's kick was denied by ex-Chelsea , who recently signed for Arsenal and this was his debut for Arsenal.scored the only goal of the match, for Arsenal in the 24th minute.
This was Arsène Wenger's first victory over the Chelsea manager . Wenger did not even shake hands with Mourinho after the victory. This is back-to-back Community Shields for Arsenal. They defeated in the previous final.
"We were the best team", said Mourinho in remarks to
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