Arsenal defeats Chelsea to win 2017 Community Shield

FA Cup winners, Arsenal beat Premier League champions, Chelsea to win the 2017 Community Shield on penalties after Thibaut Courtois and Alvaro Morata missed spot-kicks in a shootout at Wembley Stadium.

 

Chelsea goalkeeper Courtois took the second kick of the shootout, seeking to equalise but he blasted over before Morata fired wide. That gave Arsenal the initiative and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain scored before Olivier Giroud netted the decisive penalty.

 

With the victory, Arsenal celebrated and Chelsea looked on, just as they had done in May when the Gunners beat them in the FA Cup final.

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