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Aug 5, 2018 at 3pm UK at ​Wembley
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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
1Liverpool31237170185276
2Manchester CityMan City30242479215874
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs30201957322561
4Arsenal30186663392460
5Manchester UnitedMan Utd30177658401858
6Chelsea30176750331757
7Wolverhampton WanderersWolves30128103836244
8Watford30127114244-243
9West Ham UnitedWest Ham31126134146-542
10Leicester CityLeicester31125144043-341
11Everton31117134342140
12Bournemouth31115154356-1338
13Newcastle UnitedNewcastle3198143140-935
14Crystal Palace3096153641-533
15Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2996143242-1033
16Southampton3079143450-1630
17Burnley3186173559-2430
18Cardiff CityCardiff3084182757-3028
19Fulham3145222970-4117
20Huddersfield TownHuddersfield3135231857-3914

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