Arsenal overpower Liverpool on penalties to lift FA Community Shield


By: Reuters |

Published: August 29, 2020 11:45:41 pm

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates with the Community Shield. (Source: Reuters)

Arsenal beat Liverpool 5-4 on penalties on Saturday to lift the Community Shield, the curtain-raiser for the English home season, after the 2 sides performed out a 1-1 draw on a cold afternoon at Wembley.

Gunners captain and match goal-scorer Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang blasted dwelling the ultimate kick of the afternoon to full the north London facet’s second win over the league champions within the house of six weeks after a shortened summer season break.

Mohamed Salah, Fabinho, match goal-scorer Takumi Minamino, and Curtis Jones all scored for Liverpool within the shootout, however late substitute Rhian Brewster blasted his shot onto the bar.

Reiss Nelson, Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Cedric Soares and David Luiz all scored for the Gunners, earlier than Aubameyang completed the job to lift his second trophy inside a month following the facet’s FA Cup closing win over Chelsea on August 1.

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