Wenger thinks that eight clubs champion in England
Arsène Wenger after the game won the Community Shield, the feeling that Arsenal is ready for the new season. The manager of the London club, aware that the competition is fierce.
“In the Premier League are perhaps ten clubs that champion can be. Well yes, that is excessive”, improved Wenger himself. “But seven or eight teams have a chance at winning the title. It will be a very interesting season.”
That Arsenal are one of those teams, it was Sunday, proven in the match for the Community Shield. Champion Chelsea was a 1-1 draw and Arsenal the penalty better took.
“This award is for us an encouragement,” said Wenger on Sunday. “We are in the last four years, an increasingly weak to the season started, that we want to avoid.”
Wenger has confidence in his team. “In the preparation we have a couple of duels with a high intensity is played. We start to the Premier League with the same commitment and discipline and then we’ll see how far we can come. The competition is big.”
Arsenal in the Community Shield after a penalty shoot-out to strong for Chelsea
The penalty shootout was Sunday, according to the ABBA principle finished, with the teams not to be, and to a penalty, but one team starts and the other team then twice may apply.
With the new rule and thinks the FIFA that penalty shoot-outs fairer expired. In the previous set-up, won the team that could start for more than sixty percent of the penaltyseries.
Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois and striker Alvaro Morata missed Sunday behind their penalty kick for Chelsea. Courtois shot high over, and Morata took aim next.
Manager Antonio Conte explained why he his keeper a penalty left to take: “Courtois is one of the best penaltynemers. During the training he shows that often. Then you leave him in a series of shoot. Let’s not forget that Morata is a striker, and he also missed.”
The Premier League begins Friday with the match between Arsenal and Leicester City. Defending champion Chelsea is Saturday in action, at home against Burnley.
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