Tuesday, 4 August 2015

Arsenal Clinches Community Shield

By Fatoyinbo Gafar

Arsenal FC brushed Chelsea aside to win the season curtain raiser in a match that was viewed by over 45000 spectators come football fans across the globe . It was an opportunity for either of the teams to clinch the first silverware of the tournament before the new campaign starts .

Arsenal found the back of the net  in the 24th minute of the first half thanks to Alex Oxlade - Chamberlain's goal in which the Jose Mourinho's led Chelsea could not mount substantial pressure on Peter Cech's manned goal post . The first half scoreline was put at 1- 0 in favour of Arsene  Wenger's side with a goalless draw in the second half .

The win left Chelsea fans quite surprised as Arsenal had a customary losing tradition to Jose Mourinho. The Arsenal coach was quick to express his satisfaction over the teams performance in the match in what he described as a commendable victory. The English premier league 2015/2016 season starts on Saturday, 8th August 2015.

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