Man City v Chelsea confirmed teams and kick-off time for Community Shield

first_img who plays? highlights NEW ERA How Man United could line up for Newcastle clash – will Pogba start? How Chelsea could line up against Southampton – what system will Lampard play? FOOTBALL LATEST How Arsenal could line up in Arteta’s first official game in charge – Ozil return? City blew the competition away last season City won the Premier League in style, breaking the 100-point barrier after a stunning season which saw them smash in 106 goals in their 38 games.They last contested the shield back in 2014, but were comprehensively beaten 3-0 by Arsenal.Chelsea lifted the FA Cup last term and are playing in their second consecutive shield match, having lost to the Gunners last August on penalties.When is the game?The 2018 Community Shield will be held on Sunday, August 5.Kick-off at Wembley is at 3pm.How do I stream it?Well, talkSPORT has full commentary to the game and will bring you all the action when City take on Chelsea. Listen here.What are the confirmed teams?Chelsea starting XI: Caballero, Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Luiz, Alonso, Jorginho, Fabregas, Barkley, Pedro, Hudson-Odoi, MorataMan City starting XI: Bravo, Walker, Stones, Laporte, Mendy, Fernandinho, Foden, Mahrez, Bernardo, Sane, AgueroMatch factsChelsea are looking to win the Community Shield for the first time since 2009, when they beat Manchester United 4-1 on penalties. They’ve failed to win any of their last four appearances in the Community Shield.Manchester City last lifted the Community Shield in 2012, defeating this year’s opponents Chelsea 3-2 in a fixture that was played at Villa Park.This will be the third meeting between Chelsea and Manchester City at Wembley, with the Citizens winning the most recent one in April 2013 (2-1 in the FA Cup semi-final).Chelsea have lost each of their last two games against Manchester City – they haven’t lost three in succession against them since September 2010.Pep Guardiola has previously managed on four occasions at Wembley (W3 D1), with all four games coming in a different competition (Champions League in 2011, FA Cup in 2017, League Cup and Premier League in 2018).The last four editions of the Community Shield have been won by reigning FA Cup champions, with Manchester United in 2013 the last reigning league champion to do so.Manchester City have won their last two matches at Wembley, both in 2017-18 – beating Spurs 3-1 in April and Arsenal 3-0 in the League Cup final in February. They haven’t won three consecutive matches at Wembley since March 1970.Chelsea have won 20 matches at Wembley Stadium – only Spurs (32), Man Utd (23), Arsenal (21) have won more times.Only one of Chelsea’s last 17 goals (excl. OG’s) in games played at Wembley has been scored by an Englishman (John Terry vs Spurs – League Cup final March 2015), including each of the last 12 netted by non-English players.Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero has scored five goals in his last five appearances against Chelsea, including a hat-trick in April 2016.No Manchester City player has scored more goals at Wembley Stadium than Sergio Aguero (3 – level with Yaya Toure). possible xi gameday ALTERED Best clips, calls and talkSPORT moments of 2019, feat Hearn, McCoist and more You know a new football season is almost here when the Community Shield is the main event.It’s the game that pits last season’s Premier League champions against the FA Cup winners in an attempt to win the first silverware of the new campaign.Who is contesting the 2018 Community Shield?This season’s match will be between Manchester City and Chelsea, both of whom have been travelling around the world as part of their pre-season tour. 1 Tottenham v Brighton LIVE: talkSPORT commentary and team news for Boxing Day opener Tottenham predicted XI to face Brighton with Mourinho expected to make big changes last_img

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