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Community Shield 2020 Highlights: Arsenal pip Liverpool on penalties at Wembley



Liverpool vs Arsenal Highlights: Aubameyang scored the winning penalty. (Source: File)

Community Shield 2020 Highlights:: In the traditional curtain-raiser of domestic football, Arsenal beat Liverpool 5-4 on penalties to win the Community Shield on Saturday at the Wembley Stadium in London.

Arsenal started off brightly after Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang gave Arsenal the lead in the 12th minute after a quick counter-attack by Bukayo Saka. Mikel Arteta’s team dominated the first half but Liverpool stood their ground well. In the second half, the tables turned as Liverpool penned Arsenal in their own box for the majority of the 45 minutes. Substitute Takumi Minamino equalised in the 73rd minute after a clever buildup play with Mohamed Salah. The match ended 1-1 at the full 90 minutes.

In the penalties, Liverpool’s Rhian Brewster slammed the top of the bar and missed the only spot-kick in the shootout. Arsenal captain Aubameyang sealed the deal with his winning penalty past Alisson to help Arsenal win an early silverware of the season.

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