Arsenal continued their impressive trophy haul under Mikel Arteta by defeating Liverpool 5-4 via penalty shoot-out to win the Community Shield.
The regulation time ended 1-1
The Gunners took the lead through their talismanic captain, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang in the 12th minute.
Liverpool substitute Takumi Minamino restored parity for The Reds in the 73rd minute to take the game into penalty shoot out.
Rhian Brewster missed from the spot before Aubameyang once again underlined his importance to Arsenal by scoring the last kick of the shoot out to help Arsenal to a 5-4 victory over Liverpool and ultimately their second trophy under Mikel Arteta.
Mikel Arteta showered encomiums on his players for their impressive performance against the Premier League Champions.
Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta, speaking to BT Sport: “You never get used to winning. I knew the challenge we faced today against this incredible opponent. Thank you very much to the players for the effort and performance.
“The courage of the team, how aggressive we were without the ball and against the Liverpool press. I am pleased and knew in the second half we would suffer. But in the penalties we had courage to do them right