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Arsenal beat Liverpool to clinch the Community Shield

Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has done it again for his club netting from the penalty spot to clinch the Community Shield.

Mikel Arteta side were the least favourite to win the clash given the experience in the Liverpool squad who had rested enough leading to the Saturday match.

Dominating from the start, Liverpool were promising to make an impact but their opponents had a blanket defense denying them chances.

Sadio Mane won many balls driving through the Gunners defense but Brazilian Luiz blocked him many times.

Birthday boy who was the man Maitland-Niles force Jurgen Klopp side to defend harder as he drove the ball from the far corners.

Van Dijk netted a goal for the Reds which was ruled offside when the free kick ball was taken as he stood out of the line.

Aubameyang curled a brilliant ball into the far left corner beating Alisson whose hands could not save the club.

Minamino came in as a substitute for Williams equalized in the 73rd thanks to an pressing hard ball to break the Arsenal defense who were playing a safe game at the time.

Both sides were forced to head for penalties after they failed to decide it in the regular 90 minutes.

Youngster Brewster blew his chance wide sending the ball over the hands of Martinez before it hit the post and out.

Arsenal beat Liverpool to clinch the Community Shield
Alex Kiprop
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