[Teams] Arsenal vs Man City: Confirmed Line-Ups For The Community Shield

By on August 10, 2014

FA Cup winners Arsenal take on Premier League champions Manchester City in the Community Shield at Wembley this afternoon.

The Gunners will take part in the new season curtain raiser for the first time since 2006 after ending their trophy drought last season, while Manchester City will be the opponents after lifting the Premier League title.

Arsene Wenger is without his World Cup winning trio of Mesut Ozil, Per Mertesakcer and Lukas Podolski but Arsenal fans will get a chance to see new signings Calum Chambers, Mathieu Debuchy and Alexis Sanchez and they all start.

Manuel Pellegrini is also missing several players for the game which has forced him to pair youngsters Derick Boyata and Matja Nastasic together at the back, while Edin Dzeko starts up front in the absence of Sergio Aguero.

Here are the confirmed teams for the game.

Arsenal

Szczesny; Debuchy, Koscielny, Chambers, Gibbs; Arteta, Wilshere, Ramsey, Alexis, Cazorla; Sanogo

Subs: Martinez, Monreal, Flamini, Campbell, Rosicky, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Giroud

Man City

Caballero, Clichy, Boyata, Nastasic, Kolarov, Navas, Fernando, Toure, Nasri, Jovetic, Dzeko

Subs: Hart, Richards, Rekik, Milner, Sinclair, Silva, Zuculini

What’s your predicted score for the game now we’ve seen the teams?

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2 Comments

  1. bello

    August 10, 2014 at 2:18 pm

    Arsenal 2 mancity 0

  2. Macca

    August 10, 2014 at 2:21 pm

    Despite City missing 10 players they are still superior to Arsenal, it will be close but Man City will win 3-1

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