Following Manchester City’s double triumph in the Premier League and FA Cup, the Gunners find themselves lining up for an unexpected clash in the Community Shield against the serial
- Arsenal will face Manchester City in the 2023 Community Shield, due to City’s double triumph.
- Arsenal had been leading the Premier League for a significant portion of the season before finishing second after being overtaken by 115 charges Man City.
- The match presents an opportunity for Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal to enact revenge against his former employers.
Arsenal are set for a clash with Manchester City in the Community Shield.
The North London club secured this opportunity due to City’s double triumph in the Premier League and FA Cup.
Closing the gap on Manchester City
Despite Manchester City’s victory, Arsenal’s performance this season shouldn’t be overlooked.
The Gunners led the Premier League for a significant portion of the season, showcasing their capabilities and creating a strong foundation for next season, outperforming all expectations.
A chance for revenge
The upcoming match presents a golden opportunity for Mikel Arteta and his squad.
This could be the chance for Arsenal to enact revenge against City, allowing them to start the new season on a high.
The 2023 Community Shield will take place at Wembley on Saturday, 6 August.
Looking back on Arsenal’s Community Shield history
Arsenal have a rich history when it comes to the Community Shield.
With 16 victories under their belt, they stand as one of the most successful teams in the history of the competition.
Their most recent win was in 2020, a thrilling match that saw the Gunners beat Liverpool in a penalty shootout.
Years Arsenal have won the Charity Shield/Community Shield
1930, 1931, 1933, 1934, 1938, 1948, 1953, 1991, 1998, 1999, 2002, 2004, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2020.