Arsenal captain, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored the first goal of the game before scoring the final penalty over Liverpool to help the Gunners win the Community Shield.
Aubameyang scored the opening goal in the 12th minute with a lovely curler, before paying tribute to late Chadwick Boseman (Wakanda Forever). Substitute Takumi Minamino equalized for Liverpool in the 73rd minute to send the game into a penalty shootout.
Reiss Nelson, Mohamed Salah, Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Fabinho, Cedric Soares, David Luiz, Takumi Minamino, Curtis Jones all scored their penalties, but Rhian Brewster, who played Liverpool's 3rd hit the woodwork with the ball and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang stepped up to score the final ball.
Arsenal have now won the first trophy of the season, the Community Shield, with manager Mikel Arteta leading the Gunners to back to back trophies, following their triumph at the FA Cup. Liverpool, on the other hand, will have to perform better to defend their Premier League title.
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