Arsenal 3-0 Man City Highlights – Community Shield
Arsenal sent out a statement of intent for the season as they impressively dismissed Manchester City in the Community Shield at Wembley.
The FA Cup winners took the lead through Santi Cazorla’s angled shot and added to that when Aaron Ramsey drove in a strike to finish a counter-attack.
Premier League champions City came close when Stevan Jovetic had a header hit a post and a shot saved.
But Olivier Giroud’s dipping 25-yard strike secured a Arsenal’s win.
Watch FA Community Shield match, Arsenal Vs Man City highlights here.
1-0 Cazorla 21′
2-0 Ramsey 42′
3-0 Giroud 61′
Venue: Wembley Stadium
Date: Sunday, 10 August, 2014
Kick off: 15:00 GMT
Manchester City have lost only one of their last eight games against Arsenal in all competitions (W4, D3).
There have been six red cards in the last eight league matches between these sides, with City receiving four and Arsenal two.
The Gunners last contested a Community Shield at Wembley in 1999, beating Manchester United 2-1.
The last time they took part in the season’s traditional curtain-raiser was in 2005, when they lost 2-1 to Chelsea at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff. Their most recent win in this fixture was against Manchester United in 2004.
Of the 41 league goals Arsenal conceded in 2013-14, 17 (41%) came in three matches; defeats at Manchester City (6-3), Liverpool (5-1) and Chelsea (6-0).
Arsenal have lost four of their last six competitive matches at Wembley (W1, D1).
Aaron Ramsey scored 16 goals in all competitions in 2013-14, compared to just 11 in his first five seasons with the club.
City have won the Community Shield or Charity Shield on four occasions, but never at Wembley.
They won this fixture in 2012, beating Chelsea 3-2 in a game staged at Villa Park.
They won their final five games of the 2013-14 season, scoring 14 goals and conceding just three.