Arsenal vs Chelsea community shield August 6 2017 top previews

The preview you need to know about Arsenal vs Chelsea community shield today August 6 2017. The Community Shield is always an traditional way to kick off the new season as Premier League champions Chelsea face FA Cup winners Arsenal in the Community Shield at Wembley.

This year Premier League champions Chelsea square up to FA Cup winners Arsenal at Wembley as they battle it for the first piece of silverware of the new campaign.

Arsenal vs Chelsea community shield August 6 2017 top previews

Arsenal vs Chelsea kick-off time

The game is on Sunday afternoon. The match starts by 2pm.

 TV channel in UK , Nigeria and others Africa

BT Sport 1 have live coverage from 1pm for UK views and DSTV Supersport 3 for Nigeria views and other African.

Facts about community shield Arsenal vs Chelsea

1. The match will be contested by 2016/2017 FA Cup winners, Arsenal and the 2016/2017 Premier League champions, Chelsea.

  1. This year’s encounter will be the 95th FA Community Shield.
  2. Game kicks off 2pm on Sunday at Wembley Stadium.
  3. Teams in the Community Shield are permitted up to 6 substitutions.
  4. The FA has cleared Laurent Koscielny (Arsenal) and Victor Moses (Chelsea) to feature in the game.
  5. The most successful team in the competition are Manchester United, who have won the Shield 21 times (including 17 outright wins and 4 shared titles).
  6. The two teams played each other in the FA Cup final last year, with Arsene Wenger’s side winning the game 2-1 to lift the trophy for a record 13th time.

  7. But the result was very different when they met in a pre-season friendly last month, with the Blues comfortably beating the Gunners 3-0 in Beijing.

Arsenal vs Chelsea community shield August 6 2017 top previews

Arsenal provisional squad

  1. Cech
  2. Ospina
  3. Gibbs
  4. Mertesacker
  5. Koscielny
  6. Holding
  7. Monreal
  8. Mustafi
  9. Bellerin
  10. Nelson
  11. Kolasinac
  12. Ramsey
  13. Oxlade-Chamberlain
  14. Xhaka
  15. Elneny
  16. Ozil, Sanchez,
  17. Perez,
  18. Giroud,
  19. Walcott,
  20. Iwobi,
  21. Welbeck,

Arsenal vs Chelsea community shield August 6 2017 top previews

Chelsea Provisional squad

  1. Courtois,
  2. Caballero,
  3. Rudiger,
  4. Alonso,
  5. Fabregas,
  6. Kante,
  7. Moses,
  8. Willian,
  9. Batshuayi,
  10. Cahill,
  11. Azpilicueta,
  12. Luiz,
  13. Eduardo,
  14. Christiansen,
  15. Tomori,
  16. Musonda,
  17. Boga,
  18. Remy,
  19. Baker,

Arsenal Line-ups

Arsenal vs Chelsea community shield August 6 2017 top previews

Check Arsenal XI:

  1. Cech;
  2. Holding,
  3. Mertesacker,
  4. Koscielny;
  5. Bellerin,
  6. Xhaka,
  7. Ramsey,
  8. Kolasinac;
  9. Ozil,
  10. Welbeck,
  11. Lacazette

Chelsea Line-ups

Chelsea XI: 

  1. Courtois;
  2. Azpilicueta,
  3. Luiz,
  4. Cahill;
  5. Moses,
  6. Kante,
  7. Fabregas,
  8. Alonso;
  9. Willian,
  10. Batshuayi,
  11. Morata

 Arsenal vs Chelsea community shield prediction

The best prediction for this match are;

  1. Chelsea wins or draw x2
  2. Arsenal wins or draw 1x
  3. Both teams score GG

 

 

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