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Monday 11 August 2014

Arsenal beat Man City to win Community Shield

Cazorla, Ramsey and Giroud score as Arsenal beat Man City in Wembley Stadium match

Aaron Ramsey scores Arsenal's second goal as they beat Man City 3-0

Arsenal beat Manchester City 3-0 to win the Community Shield ahead of their opening Barclays Premier League match of the 2014/15 season at home to Crystal Palace on 16 August.

Goals from Santi Cazorla and Aaron Ramsey gave the 2014 FA Cup winners a 2-0 lead at half-time at Wembley Stadium. A long-range shot from Olivier Giroud sealed the win.

Defending Barclays Premier League champions Man City start their title defence with an away match against Newcastle United on 17 August.

Key Points

  • Arsenal win the Community Shield after beating Man City 3-0 at Wembley Stadium
  • Goals from Santi Cazorla, Aaron Ramsey and Olivier Giroud gave the Gunners victory
  • The Barclays Premier League season begins on Saturday 16 August