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Update: Arsenal Beat Liverpool On Penalties, Clinch 16th Community Shield Title

Update:  Arsenal Beat Liverpool On Penalties, Clinch 16th Community Shield Title

Arsenal have emerged the 2020 Community Shield champions after beating Liverpool 5-4 on penalties after 90 minutes ended 1-1 at Wembley stadium on Saturday, Completesports.com reports.

It is now back-to-back Community Shield defeat for Liverpool after they lost also on penalties against Manchester City last year.

The last time Arsenal and Liverpool met in the Community Shield was in 2002 with the Gunners winning 1-0.

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Saturday’s win means Arsenal have now won the Community Shield 16 times with Liverpool on 15.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang opened the scoring for Arsenal in the 12th minute with a brilliant curler into the far left corner following a cross field pass from Bukayo Saka.

Liverpool drew level on 73 minutes after wave of attacks thanks to substitute Takumi Minamino who pounced on a loose ball inside the box before slotting past Emiliano Martinez.

Both teams pressed for the winner but failed to add to the score which led to the game being decided from the spot.

Arsenal converted all five of their kicks while Rhian Brewster’s miss proved costly for Liverpool.

By James Agberebi 

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  • Saka is too hot to ignore. The lad always has something to offer when he is on the field. Wish he’ll turn up for the super eagles. The sky is his starting point.