Community Shield Highlights Match of the Day


Community Shield Highlights

Manish Bhasin presents highlights of the traditional curtain-raiser to the Premier League season as Champions Chelsea face FA Cup winners Arsenal at Wembley.


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Hello and welcome to a sun-drenched Wembley Stadium for the traditional

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curtain raiser to the English top-flight season, the FA Community

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Shield. It's the league champions, Chelsea,

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against the FA Cup holders, Arsenal. And all the proceeds from today

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will go to the Grenfell Tower disaster fund, and the families

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of the victims, survivors and the emergency services have

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all been invited today. On a poignant afternoon,

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let's join our commentary team It is only 71 days since they were

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here for the cup final. Yet these two have already met since. Two

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weeks ago on a bumpy Beijing pitch, a strong Chelsea beat the

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mix-and-match Arsenal 3-0. This should prove more than a level

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playing field. Arsenal give a debut to Alexandre Lacazette, signed from

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Lyon, having been linked with the Gunners were quite some time. Sead

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Kolasinac is a substitute. It is a team without Aaron Ramsey and Mesut

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Ozil, nursing injuries. Alexis Sanchez is not up to match fitness

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and with questions hanging over staying and going when August has

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passed. Chelsea look familiar. Nemanja Matic is gone and Diego

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Costa will be going. Pedro is fit despite suffering a facial injury

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against Arsenal at fortnight ago. Michy Batshuayi scored twice in that

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game and ended last season strongly. The ?60 million man Alvaro Morata is

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on the bench. 53 days ago, the whole of the country and in particular

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London was rocked by the Grenfell Tower tragedy. Indeed, proceeds of

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today's game will go to support those affected by the fire with the

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FA and hoping to raise around ?1.25 million. Before take-off, flowers

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will be laid. We will observe a period of silence to remember the

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victims of Grenfell Tower. Alongside the FA chairman, Greg Clark, the

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commander for Tower Hamlets in the London Fire Brigade. They are joined

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by former Grenfell Tower residents. CHEERING

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Bobby Madley is the referee with the honour of getting started the first

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meaningful action for Premier League teams this season. A season that

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promises to be exciting and might be a little bit different, starting as

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it does with Arsenal playing Chelsea at the home of Spurs. Wembley will

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be in the campaign to follow. I have the honour of sitting alongside Mark

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Lawrenson. All the times I played in this particular game, it is about

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fitness. Form is immaterial. Winning the game is not the be all and end

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all. It is about being fit for next weekend. In Arsenal's case, they

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play on Friday night. They do. Petr Cech is forced to leave his area

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very quickly. Chelsea are looking to make a quick start to the afternoon.

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Arsenal begin at home to Leicester City. The following day, Chelsea

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will begin their title defence against Burnley at Stamford Bridge.

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I am slightly surprised that Morata is not starting for Chelsea. If you

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are Conte and you're thinking of playing him next weekend, why would

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you not play him today? That went behind Batshuayi.

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Oxlade-Chamberlain can gallop away. He is keen to take on Azpilicueta.

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He brings in Alex Iwobi nicely. He has gone past David Luiz. Lacazette

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wants it. It struck some Chelsea players before going behind. And

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Arsenal bones was the last one. I would be worried if I was Antonio

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Conte, looking at David Luiz. It was a non-challenge. Pathetic. Chelsea

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have got away with it. Alexandre Lacazette scored 37 goals in his

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final season at Lyon. 129 for his home club in total. The deal was

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worth some within the region of ?53 million. Someone was saying on the

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radio that Arsene Wenger does not spend money. They got rid of a chunk

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in one go. You would have to lie down in a darkened room after

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signing that deal. Antonio Conte would like to dispense more money

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than he has, even though well in excess of 500 million has left

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Stamford Bridge. They look thin on the ground considering the

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competitions they will be end. So many players have been let out on

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loan to all four corners of Europe. Not only that, the players that have

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been let out in terms of the Premier League, they can have effects. That

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is a chance for Welbeck. It was straight at Courtois. They did not

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get any pace on the header. Those Chelsea players that have gone to

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the Premier League, they can affect results for Chelsea. I find that

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strange. I did late Arsene Wenger's Lane to the assembled media this

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week. He started his press conference by saying, I am sorry

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that I am still here, tongue firmly in cheek. Great. That ball was

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always on. Victor Moses is coming in from the right. Mertesacker was well

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positioned in the middle. I thought he made a mess of that, Iwobi, but

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it worked out fine. That was a nice turn by Lacazette. Bellerin keeps it

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in. This is Lacazette. This is Bellerin.

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Arsenal are not done yet. That will be. There is the first real glimpse

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of Alexandre Lacazette for Arsenal fans to enjoy at Wembley today. It

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was a really good move. Nice awareness, Lacazette taking the ball

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out of his feet, trying to bend it around. Very unlucky. Courtois was

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not saving it. Into the challenge strongly goes

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Danny Welbeck. It will be a corner. Arsenal fans will have enjoyed

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seeing him tackle like that. It was a good tackle.

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Fabregas. That is not away. It is Cahill. Rob Holding went for it.

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That is not the way either. Holding went for it and caught when in the

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face. I think it was accidental. It is a head injury. That is why play

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has been stopped by Bobby Madley. Oh, dear. He has been caught. Yes,

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they are both looking at the ball. It is the arm. Yes. Is entitled to

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use the arm, Cahill, as leveraged to get off the ground. There is no

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malice in that whatsoever. They are not taking any chances with Per

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Mertesacker. It is not worth it. His season ended on a high note with the

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FA Cup final 71 days ago. His Community Shield is ending early.

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Monreal is now the commander at the back with Mertesacker having left

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the field. Oxlade-Chamberlain. It did not flow for Arsenal. It was a

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bit telegraphed. That is a beautiful pass from

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Willian over to Pedro. Pedro takes an Rob Holding and Petr Cech as

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well. Marcos Alonso. That was not his first offence. His name will be

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taken. He can complain, but it is worthless. You knew that Pedro was

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always going to get his shot away. It was a great ball by Willian. Ben

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proud took it down beautifully. He is an underrated player. -- Pedro

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took it down beautifully. Alexis Sanchez is in attendance today.

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Pedro, half a touch and bang. I am told that officials will be having a

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clamp-down on managers' behaviour in the technical area. Antonio Conte

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will have to watch out for that. Cutting down on histrionics and

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bleating into the era of in the fourth official. Was Willian

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tripped? Bobby Madley says no, it was a dive. He will give a free kick

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to Arsenal. He has already got the card out. He was a distance away,

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Bobby Madley. Who, me? Let's see. He tripped himself. He made sure he

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went down. There is a knock from Bellerin. It would have been soft,

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very soft. It was the touch of his own leg that forced onto the floor.

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He would argue that he was forced off balance by Bellerin. It was a

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Lucy Bronze moment. It was not as bad as Victor Moses in the cup

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final. It can be a grey area. You can fall without it necessarily

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being a dad. -- dive. Oxlade-Chamberlain. Danny Welbeck

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had to look. David Luiz has to be careful. Very nicely done.

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Brilliant. It is probably only he who would dare that in that

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particular situation. Very clever. It is a Arsenal who get the second

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half started. Further substitutions have been made during the interval,

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just one change, which was Mertesacker, off with a bloodied

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nose in the first half and now Kolasinac is on in his place. The

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second half begins with Chelsea conceded by Kolasinac. -- a Chelsea

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corner conceded by Kolasinac. Gary Cahill is up. That surely missed the

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kick. -- Batshuayi missed the kick. Stealing into school is Victor Moses

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for Chelsea. Redemption for his FA Cup final and he really did steal

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in. In the same box that he went down without any persuasion just ten

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weeks ago. Quite simply, he gambled. If you are

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watching the ball, Granit Xhaka goes up at the edge of the area and he

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just gambled. That is what you get. Everybody else in the Arsenal

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defence stood stock still. Took it nicely, Victor Moses. His first goal

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since last November when he got the winner against Tottenham Hotspur in

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the Premier League. And there is a bit of feeling in the celebrations

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bearing in mind what happened to him in the cup final. Yes, as you would

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expect. They will be back here in two weeks' time, Chelsea as their

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first away game in the Premier League is against Tottenham.

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Welbeck. Xhaka. Bellerin. David Louise takes no chances,

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phrase we never used to say -- David Louise.

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Elneny was given time to cross, but he did not cross. Well, I think he

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did, and it turned into a shot but it was well dealt with by Courtois.

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It was. I'm not convinced it was a shot on goal. It was going in the

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goal. The Arsenal threat level has risen.

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Mont Royale will attack on that one. But he never really did -- Mont

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Royale. Nuisance value there. No, he did not

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shoot on goal. Just hit across it. That is why he got the wrong effort

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on it. Save made it look more routine than it was.

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How tall is he? Six foot four? Six foot three. I don't know how long he

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has been on now, but Arsenal will just not deliver the ball. Why are

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you playing him? Get the ball in there, he will cause some damage.

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Sometimes football can be extremely simple. It was Victor Moses who got

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back to get it away. What a difference. All of a sudden you have

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your opposition defenders running toward your own goal. It's a

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completely different situation. Xhaka was urged to shoot, and he

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does, and it draws a super save from Thibaut Courtois. It would have been

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a goal to savour. A sweet strike. It seriously was. He only just got a

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fingertip to it. The corn in, and the Cauna help. Goal kick, Chelsea.

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Ball in the box, confusion -- the corner. He hit that at the same time

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that the Arsenal fans were clearing their throat to shout, shoot! That

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is a really good save. Has Morata had a kick yet? No. He

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gets his head to that. That would still be no. Marcus Alonso to the

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left, but Morata once it on the right. He looks for Morata, who was

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in. Monreal thought better of it and let it run and it was just too far

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in front of the striker. It is the pass of the game from Willian.

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Nobody else spotted it. Great ball. This is a booking. Elneny was caught

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as he said Giroud. Then it didn't go Arsenal's way, hence the free kick

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for the Gunners, and Pedro will be treated, then get a card. And

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rightly so that tackle. Yes, it is a poor tackle. Bureau overstretched in

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making it. -- Olivier Giroud. Five yellow cards in the FA

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Community Shield. But it has not been feisty, really. It's been

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competitive. Oh, hang on. It is a red card. Forget that about five

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yellow cards, it is for yellow cards and they read. A straight red for

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Pedro. -- for yellow cards and a red card. That has got the crowd

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murmuring. Pedro showed a straight red card for catching the Achilles

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of Mohammed Elneny. But why, Antonio Conte a saying? It was reckless. It

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was desperate. It was like a forward's challenge. I suppose the

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phrases, does it endanger the safety of an opponent? I suppose it could.

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Chelsea are down to ten players, as they were in the FA Cup final ten

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weeks ago here. Antonio Conte a did not think it was a read.

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Bobby Madley is one for the dramatics, because he did wait over

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him a long time. I was going to say, what is he waiting for? It comes

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from Xhaka, and into the net it goes. Arsenal are level, and their

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new boy, Kolasinac has come to their rescue. It is a double whammy

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against Chelsea. Losing Pedro, and then they just stopped defensively.

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Nobody seemed to move. A game changing minute at Wembley.

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It is one of those balls into the box that has brought Arsenal their

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resort -- reward. Exactly. Just as Moses stole a march on Arsenal,

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there are so many Arsenal players who could have scored the goal. Very

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unlike Chelsea, defensively. There was a queue. Courtois Brilliant

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Akiba Granit Xhaka not so long ago, but brilliant there -- brilliant to

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keep out Granit Xhaka. He looked like he might be a favourite with

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the Arsenal fans, and now he is. Seven minutes of the 90 to go, no

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extra time, straight to penalties if level after 90. Morata is down and

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they free kick. Clever play as well. He knew he was struggling a bit and

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he held the ball up and just bought his team a free kick. Fabregas will

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swing it in. Everybody up for Chelsea accept Azpilicueta. He is

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trying to direct traffic from midway his own half. Fabregas has to find

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the right ball, and it looks a good one headed wide but it wouldn't have

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stood anyway. Just as well for Arsenal. A free header. Lovely ball

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in from Fabregas. Here is Theo Walcott. He turns. What a good

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challenge that is. Great block from Gary Cahill. That is what they are

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good at, playing with three centre-backs. Courtois felt a twinge

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as he made the save. Walcott was in there. Cahill flung himself at it.

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Rudiger, beaten to it. Chelsea cannot take it any further. Moses

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did really well and read the danger. Up towards Morata. Another head up

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one. -- another header one. Given away to Musonda. Fabregas. Kante.

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The last few seconds of the game, you would think. Five minutes of

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injury time almost up. Cahill. Somebody is going to have to do

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shoot soon if the game is to be one before penalties. Rudiger. David

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Luiz. Not from there, not even him. That will do it for the 90 minutes.

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It has finished honours even. 1-1. Chelsea in front as soon as the

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second half started, through Victor Moses. Then with Pedro sent off for

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a foul on Mohammed Elneny, Arsenal equalised from the resulting free

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kick. A simple ball in, header from Kolasinac. Now we get ready for a

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penalty shoot out with a bit of a twist, because the first time, we

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are going to see the ABBA system. Team one goes first, then team to

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goes second and third, then after that everyone takes one. A bit like

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a tennis tie-break. There are, they say. Petr Cech won the toss to

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decide which and the penalties would be taken. -- fairer, they say. Not

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surprisingly he has chosen the Arsenal end. That was the damage

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done to Per Mertesacker which saw him leave the field in the first

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half. Nasty scar above the right eye.

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Gary Cahill, having chosen to go first, is going to go first. Captain

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against Captain. Gary Cahill favours a long, straight runner-up. -- run

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up. And a blast into the net. One out of one for Chelsea. Good

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penalty, and good body language as well, wasn't it? Very good.

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Theo Walcott has not been on the field too long and not had too many

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touches of the ball. One touch of it is all that matters here.

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And Theo Walcott scores with the same effortless ease as Cahill. Yes,

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slightly better I would say. Now Arsenal go again. This is where the

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penalty system changes slightly from what we have been used to over the

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years. You should know, you are a ABBA fan. There is a line about the

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winner takes it all, but I won't. Nacchio Monreal. -- Nacchio Monreal.

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And Monreal coolly sends Courtois the wrong way. Two out of two for

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Arsenal, and now two in a row for Chelsea. He just guessed and decided

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one way. Stepping up, Thibaut Courtois. And he blazes it will --

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blazes it. That has gone so far over the bar. The gamble fails. That is a

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poor penalty. Goalkeepers can take penalties and they kick the ball a

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lot in the game. But that was a goal kick.

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Two tried to repair the damage for Antonio Conte's please, it is going

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to be the new boy, Alvaro Morata. It is saved by Petr Cech. -- Conte's

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Blues. It goes wide of the post. Advantage well and truly Arsenal.

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That was a scarf. It was nowhere near it. I thought he had got there.

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It was against the post. Arsenal celebrating like they are nearly

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there, which they are. They have to make to win a row. Score them both

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and they win. -- they have two in a row. Oxlade-Chamberlain. He has done

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it. Again, Courtois went very early. It is a really comfortable penalty

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in the end. This is to win the FA Community Shield for the Gunners.

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Olivier Giroud. He has suddenly become very popular with the Arsenal

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fans. Can he make it a full set? Four

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outdoor four? Giroud certainly can. It is Arsenal's FA Community Shield.

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Lifting the shield for the 15th time. As the last time that they won

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it, the victory has come against Chelsea. I think I am right in

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saying a goalkeeper did not actually save a penalty. You are absolutely

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right. Maybe that will be a talking point for Chelsea. Yes, it is the

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Community Shield, but they are goalkeeper took one ahead of the ?60

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million new striker. Discuss. 1-1 at full-time, but after penalties,

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Arsenal have won the shoot out, 4-1. Four outdoor four for the donors.

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Lennon from three for Chelsea. Disappointment for Thibaut Courtois

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and company. Arsenal have a trophy. Congratulations. It was a dramatic

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end to the game. How do you reflect on that? It was a good game. I think

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both teams showed they are ready to compete and ready for the Premier

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League. We had some players missing and everybody had to contribute to

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today's victory. I am pleased with the way that we played, especially

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when we fell behind and find the composure to play and keep going and

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find the equaliser. It was very important. I think we showed good

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composure during the penalty shoot out as well. All of our players did

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not give a chance to Thibaut Courtois to save. What was going

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through your mind when you saw a Thibaut Courtois take aspartic? It

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is not the first time he has taken a penalty. -- sort Thibaut Courtois

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take a penalty? We were together at Chelsea for the first year. Usually

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he buries it in the top corner, the way I went. That is why I went that

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way. I must have put him off. You try to change the corner and put it

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too high. Bob Wilson will be smiling inside and outside as he hands out

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-- as he hands out the medals to the Arsenal players. He was one of great

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distinction. It is a coffee but it does not necessarily set out a mark

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of how the season will go. As an example, the last time Arsenal won

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the shield and went on to win the title was way back in 1935. Olivier

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Giroud, the man who scored the kick to seal it in the end for Arsenal.

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Per Mertesacker, who has got changed into his suit. He sustained a nasty

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cut above his right eye. He has gone up to claim the shield in his role

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as club captain. Koscielny, so than the regular captain on the field, he

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did not play today, but along with Mertesacker, he will lead the

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Community Shield for Arsenal. The season is under way with a trophy

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lifted at Wembley. Will that set the precedent for good times ahead for

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the Gunners? Congratulations, it is a ninth

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straight victory for Arsenal at Wembley. What do you take away from

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that performance today? It was a very team oriented performance in a

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very strong way. When we had difficult moments, we were well

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organised. When we were 1-0 down we responded well and kept our nerve.

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Overall I feel we were unlucky to be 1-0 down. It was a question, do we

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come back to 1-1 or not? From then on, I thought we looked like we

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could score. Chelsea played well as well. It was an interesting and very

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tense game. The game was very tough. Both teams tried to win the game. I

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think that when we scored the goal, that was a good opportunity to

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finish the game and to win the game. Instead, there is a free kick, and

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also a red card for Pedro. I think it changed the game. A couple of

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controversial incidents. You were talking about the Pedro red card.

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Was that the right decision, as far as you're concerned? I can tell that

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we are lucky. In the last two Michael game against Arsenal, in the

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FA Cup and now in the Community Shield, we finish the game in both

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cases with ten men. What did you think of Thibaut Courtois stepping

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up to take a penalty for Chelsea? It is always... If he scores, he will

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be stronger in goal. You are after. If he misses, it is not the same, he

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has a bit of guilt. Maybe it can be a handicap. But it can go both ways.

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The other controversial incident regarding Willian, who was booked

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for diving. Was that the right decision? I think we were unlucky.

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We were unlucky. It was very strange. In the last game, and in

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this game. I can tell that we were unlucky. To receive a yellow card,

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it makes you a bit angry. What else did you learn from today? That we

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have to work very hard. Is this quite good enough to retain the

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title, what do you think? I have already replied to this question.

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Interesting I so you say to Alexis Sanchez, Mesut Ozil, to get involved

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with the celebrations. How soon before we see them back in the

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Arsenal line-up? Players, when you do not play, every player will tell

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you that you do not feel as much part of it. If we are here today it

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is because of Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil, a lot. And also Mustafi.

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I wanted them to be part of it. How soon do you expect Alexis Sanchez to

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be back in the line-up? As soon as he is fit. He works hard. He is a

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fantastic guy. I cannot stop all the speculation. But I have come out

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many times a mad. He is focused to do his job. Just to reiterate, as

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far as you're concerned, Alexis Sanchez will be at Arsenal after

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August the 31st? Yes. Arsenal pick up the Community Shield. I am joined

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by Mark Lawrenson and Chris Sutton. Good to see you. It was clearly sent

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is entered a penalty shoot out, but other are rather intense 90 minutes

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for a friendly? Probably more intense than the Community Shield

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would be. It is still very much a preseason friendly, but it is as

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close as you can get to a competitive match. I thought the

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quality was quite good today, apart from some of the penalties. We will

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talk about that in a second. It was Moses Hougaard Chelsea in front in

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the second half after being second best in the first period. I thought

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Arsenal came out and were the better side in the first half. Chelsea came

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out after half-time and Victor Moses did well with the goal. He gambles

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were Cahill is going to head the ball. He gets in front of Bellerin.

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Bad defending from Arsenal. That would have infuriated Arsene Wenger

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after the first-half showing? Yes, it was such a bad goal to concede

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early in the second half. Moses gambled and all the Arsenal whack

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players did like statues. That is the worst thing. When you talk about

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Arsenal and look forwards towards the season, can they win or get in

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the top four, there are more questions than answers. Where are

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the leaders? They do not have any. They went for zonal marking from the

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coroner. I think it was Xhaka who cleared the ball. They were ball

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watching. Credit to Moses, but Arsenal were terrible. Page one of

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the defensive manual, even from back in your day. It was in black and

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white. Chelsea had the chance to go 2-0 up. Willian was in the penalty

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area and he went down. This is split opinions. He was given a yellow for

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diving but you saw it differently. Ridiculous, for him to get a yellow

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card for diving. It should have been a penalty. There was contact from

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Bellerin's me onto Willian's left foot. It brought him down. It

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should've been a penalty. Then he is booked to add insult to injury. I

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did not think it was a penalty. The striker has gone for it. There was

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enough contact to derail him. He was exhilarating. That is a good word.

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No agreement as far as that is concerned. What about the Pedro red

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card. I get the impression that you will agree it was justifiable? Was

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it a former's challenge, yes, but was it endangering an opponent? I

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think Bobby Madley got that spot on. I do not think it matters if it is a

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former's challenge or a defender's challenge. It is a bad challenge. We

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could not work out why Bobby Madley was waiting for so long. He was

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waiting for him to get up. It was a double whammy, giving him the red

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card when he was lying down. They can have no arguments about that,

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Chelsea. Kolasinac scored at the death to take it to the penalty

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shoot out. The Arsenal goal was after the Pedro incident. Chelsea

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knocked off. As Arsenal knocked off for the Chelsea goal. It was the

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reverse. And your impressions of Thibaut Courtois stepping up to take

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a penalty when it had not gone to the sudden death is? There was

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enough confusion in the stadium with this new ABBA system. It is not that

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difficult. Some of the footballers were confused. It does not give

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footballers are good name. You take one, we will take two. That was

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bizarre, mind the windows with that penalty. I can understand. I wonder

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why goalkeepers do not take more penalties. We live in a world of

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statistics. The strike more dead balls than anybody else on the

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pitch. It was a bad penalty. An interesting take on it from Petr

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Cech after. He said that when he was at Chelsea, he knew that Thibaut

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Courtois took a decent penalty. He also knew which way he was going to

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go. It did not make a difference. Watford high road. I have been told

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it has just landed. What can the managers take from today? Forget

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about the result. Chelsea did not look too disappointed that they have

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lost again. The fact is they drew. It is about being fit for next week.

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Arsenal play on Friday. In these games, you're looking at your team

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in relation to the opposition team, about fitness. I just think Chelsea

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are short on numbers. They have let lots of the young players go out on

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loan. I think they need to add. In the midfield area, they have

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Bakayoko to come in. They need strength in depth. They are to meet

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-- the competing in Europe this season. These sale of Nemanja Matic

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was strange. This is a precursor to the Premier League season which is

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only five days away. The whole game will be Phil on five live. It has

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been a knockout day in the Premier League. One of the most sensational

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Premier League games in history. A vital goal.

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This is Daniel Sturridge. Round the goalkeeper and scores for Liverpool.

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That could be a crucial goal. And the Premier League starts

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under the Friday night Full commentary of Arsenal

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against Leicester on 5 Live. Football Focus will have the key

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action of that match at midday on Saturday,

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followed by Final Score And then Match Of The Day will have

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highlights of eight matches, including Chelsea starting

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the defense of their title. We saw Chelsea in action today. You

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have already mentioned the looking short in terms of numbers. Are they

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good enough to retain the title? We know how hard it is for sites to

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retain the title. Last season they did not have Europe to contend with.

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This season, an two France, we want Chelsea to be strong in Europe. I do

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not think they have an strength in depth. They have liked to many

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players go. I do not think Conte is happy. He did not one Nemanja Matic

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to go to United. There are questions over whether he has the power. He

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will be knocking on the door of the chief executive, saying, we lost

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that game, we need more players. What about Arsenal, a couple of

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additions, notably Lacazette. He looked sharp. RDC is title

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contenders? They have a chance. I would not call it serious. We cite

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in moments today, they like real leadership and until the address

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that situation I do not think they can win the league. We are always

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optimistic about Arsenal, every season. I do not see it but I like

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the look of Lacazette. He looked sharp and will be a good addition.

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And your tip for the title? Manchester City. They have spent a

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lot of money. And for you? I agree, Manchester City. I do not think the

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Pep Guardiola will make the same mistakes as last season. They are

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the bookies' favourite and they are rarely wrong. Thanks for coming. It

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got off to a fiery start, the top-flight campaign in the Community

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Shield today. Is that the sign of things to come with the Premier

:43:28.:43:32.

League campaign around the corner? The first meaningful action for

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Premier League teams this season. This is Lacazette. Was Willian trip?

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Victor Moses for Chelsea. -- Willian triped. Pedro has got a red card.

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Arsenal our level, Sead Kolasinac. Get ready for a penalty shoot out.

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He blazes it ..this season,

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the whole game in full It's been a knockout day

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in the Premier League. The second half, Jermaine,

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very much...

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Manish Bhasin presents highlights of the traditional curtain-raiser to the Premier League season as Champions Chelsea face FA Cup winners Arsenal at Wembley.

Antonio Conte's team will be looking to quickly forget that 2-1 FA Cup Final loss to the Gunners at the same ground back in May, with both teams expected to show off some of their expensive summer signings.