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Aug 5, 2018 at 3pm UK at ​Wembley
Attendance: 72,724
Man CityManchester City
2-0
Chelsea
Aguero (13', 58')
FT(HT: 1-0)

Team News: Riyad Mahrez, Leroy Sane start for Manchester City

Team News: Mahrez, Sane start for Manchester City
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Manchester City duo Riyad Mahrez and Leroy Sane both start against Chelsea in Sunday's Community Shield clash.

Manchester City duo Riyad Mahrez and Leroy Sane both start against Chelsea in Sunday's Community Shield clash.

Mahrez has recovered from an injury suffered in pre-season and is part of an attacking City side that sees Sergio Aguero partner Sane and Bernardo Silva up top.

At the back, Claudio Bravo begins in goal, while John Stones, back from his post-World Cup holiday, is alongside Aymeric Laporte in defence.

Youngster Phil Foden gets a run-out in midfield alongside Fernandinho, with Ederson, Vincent Kompany and Gabriel Jesus among the substitutes.

For Chelsea, Willy Caballero gets the nod in goal, while David Luiz and Antonio Rudiger start as the centre-backs.

Jorginho, Cesc Fabregas and Ross Barkley are the midfielders, while Callum Hudson-Odoi begins with Pedro and Alvaro Morata up top.

Manchester City: Bravo; Walker, Stones, Laporte, Mendy; Fernandinho, Foden, Mahrez; B. Silva, Aguero, Sane
Subs: Ederson, Kompany, Gundogan, Otamendi, Jesus, Diaz, Gomes

Chelsea: Caballero; Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Luiz, Alonso; Jorginho, Fabregas, Barkley; Pedro, Hudson-Odoi, Morata
Subs: Bulka, Christiansen, Zappacosta, Drinkwater, Moses, Willian, Abraham

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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Liverpool1613303462842
2Manchester CityMan City1613214593641
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs16120430161436
4Chelsea16104233132034
5Arsenal16104235201534
6Manchester UnitedMan Utd167542826226
7Everton166642319424
8Bournemouth167272526-123
9Leicester CityLeicester166462120122
10Wolverhampton WanderersWolves166461719-222
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham166372325-221
12Watford166372023-321
13Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton166371922-321
14Cardiff CityCardiff1642101530-1514
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle163491322-913
16Crystal Palace1633101323-1012
17Burnley1633101532-1712
18Huddersfield TownHuddersfield1624101027-1710
19Southampton161691330-179
20Fulham1623111640-249

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