Description: ARS Vs LIV Dream11 Team Probable Playing 11 And Match Report: Glimpse of what the new season has to offer on show today as Arsenal and Liverpool step out in the Community Shield
After just 28 days of the FA Cup final, football returns to England. With Coronavirus disrupting the entire footballing calendar, a newly worked schedule sees the new season commence with a short turnaround time in a bid to get this season underway without any jitters.
Taking to the field today, things don’t look as glim for Arsenal as they did a month back. In a season filled with gloom and dreary football as the side endured an 8th placed finish, the team managed to offer some kind of solace to their raucous supporters by defeating Chelsea to lift the FA Cup for a record time.
The win saw them hammer their pace into today’s impending Community Shield clash. And with the side having defeated Liverpool back in July in a stunning result for them, Arsenal will be well aware that they and their new look backline is more than capable of challenging last year’s Premier League champions.
ARS Vs LIV Dream11 Probable Winner
Liverpool might have gone onto lose their last fixture against Arsenal but the difference in quality between the two sides is well documented by the 43 point gap between the two. And with Liverpool looking to retain their showpiece trophy this season, the club will be looking to pull off a real statement of intent today.
Also, with the side having lost this clash to Manchester City last season, the club will be hungry for a win today. Their 2-2 draw to RB Salzburg earlier in the week was hardly a confidence inspiring result either, one the side will be looking to make amends for.
Things will be far from easy for Liverpool though. Arsenal have rehauled their defence and with some strong results to wrap up last season, we envision the club managing to make life tricky for Liverpool today.
Its Liverpool’s well rounded setup which will make the difference. This is a juggernaut, a ruthless team which will end up with a win this Saturday.
Probable Playing 11
- Gabriel, Mustafi and Calum are all out injured for Liverpool for the forthcoming encounter.
- Katic is nursing an injury at the moment, one which sees the Rangers man sit out this one.
Leno, Saliba, Luiz, Tierney, Cedric, Willock, Xhaka, Saka, Willian, Nketiah, Aubameyang
Alisson, Williams, Gomez, Van Dijk, Robertson, Jones, Fabinho, Wijnaldum, Salah, Brewster, Mane
Community Shield 2020-21
Match: Arsenal Vs Liverpool
Date And Time: 29th August, Saturday- 9:00pm IST
Venue: Wembley Stadium, London
- Aubameyang: 22 Goals, 3 Assists
- Salah: 19 Goals, 10 Assists
MK Dons Vs Arsenal: 1-4
RB Salzburg Vs Liverpool: 2-2
Dream 11 Picks
Arsenal were handed over a massive bolt last season after Bernd Leno was ruled out due to an injury. However, the club’s worst fears were allayed after the shot stopper’s injury was not as serious as initially feared.
And with a worldclass season last time around to emerge as the saviour for a horrendous backline, he makes for a must have pick for us today.
Injured for a lengthy time after signing for Arsenal, Kieran Tierney was finally able to get an extend run when the league returned in June. And he pulled off some well disciplined showings, carrying that form into the team’s foregone win against MK Dons.
He will be the lone pick for us from Arsenal owing to his attacking inclination while Liverpool see us opt for a trio. Although this looks to be a clash where either side scores atleast once, Liverpool let in the least number of goals last season, a team which always looks good for a cleansheet.
We begin with fullback Andrew Robertson. The leftback will be asked to as usual constantly gallop his way into the side’s attacking forays and with a bevy of 10 assists last season, he makes for a must have pick.
CB Virgil Van Dijk’s injury is not a worrisome issue and he should feature for Liverpool today to see him come into our side as well along with Joe Gomez.
18 goals and 7 assist3 for Sadio Mane in the 2019-20 season saw him earn the Premier League’s Fans Player of the Year award. And with Arsenal always looking helpless in defence, we envision Mane coming up with atleast a goal or assist today.
CDM Fabinho joins up, someone not only capable of occulting attacking plays but springing up with a scorching shot at goal as well. Arsenal meanwhile will see us opt for CDM Granit Xhaka, a player who makes for a safe pick for the side’s midfield given his ability to pull off tackles and blocks.
Mohamed Salah went off the boil in the last couple of weeks last season to lose ground as he vied for the Golden Boot. However, that did little to faze us from making him our pick for today with him top scoring for Liverpool last season with 19 goals and 10 assists.
We are going to be partnering him up with Roberto Firmino. Whilst its not a pick which looks to be the most ideal given Firmino’s struggles infront of goal, Arsenal has typically always been a side he’s ritually scored against.
He’s yet to sign a new deal at Arsenal but Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is looking increasingly likely to put ink to paper soon. The club’s top scorer last term with a behemoth 22 goals, he makes for a must have pick for the day’s affair.
Captain And Vice-Captain
With 19 goals in the bygone season, Salah will captain our side while Mane is the vice-captain.
Dream 11 Team
Leno, Virgil, Andrew, Joe, Tierney, Fabinho, Xhaka, Mane, Salah, Pierre, Roberto
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