Premier League fans will get their first glimpse of two of English football's top teams for 2017-18 on Sunday, as London rivals Arsenal and Chelsea clash at Wembley in the Community Shield. In simpler words, the penalties will be taken in pairs like AB BA AB BA and not the traditional AB AB AB AB format.
It is based on the format used in tennis tie-breaks, with the team taking the first kick in each pair of kicks alternating, so AB BA AB BA and so on instead of AB AB AB AB etc.
The omens do not look good for Chelsea though.
However, it was not Morata's penalty which was the talk of social media afterwards, but rather the skied strike of Chelsea shot-stopper Thibaut Courtois.
Conte cut a miserable figure during his post-match press conference and refused to answer a question about whether he has the squad in place to defend Chelsea's Premier League title. "If you remember in the final of the FA Cup, there was also a controversial decision against us".More news: Oxford University employee hands himself in following brutal stabbing murder
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Saed Kolasinac's header in the 81st minute from a free-kick by Granit Xhaka cancelled out Victor Moses' opener for Chelsea at the restart of the second half. New signings Lacazette and Kolasinac are both expected to start for the Gunners. But I'm sure about this... that next season will be very tough - the most hard of my career.
Arsenal players celebrate after beating Chelsea 4-1 on penalties at Wembley on Sunday. And he's the second part.
The Blues have lost five of their last six Community Shield contests, and the last of those reverses came against Arsenal in 2015, when they lost 1-0.
Belgium global Courtois had the chance to be the Premier League champion's hero between the posts in the traditional season curtain raiser after Arsenal new-boy Sead Kolasinac cancelled out Victor Moses' opener to secure a 1-1 draw. The title race is very open.
When Arsenal travelled to Stamford Bridge for the return match they were beaten 3-1, but they were victorious at Wembley when the two teams met in the FA Cup final, where goals from Aaron Ramsey and Alexis Sanchez helped them to a 2-1 win. "A lot was created by my own situation".