Result: Manchester United win Community Shield

Manchester United beat Wigan Athletic 2-0 to win the Community Shield at Wembley Stadium.

Manchester United have won the Community Shield with a 2-0 victory over Wigan Athletic at Wembley Stadium.

The result has seen manager David Moyes pick up his first piece of silverware since taking charge of the club at the start of the summer.

Manchester United's Nemanja Vidic lifts the Community Shield after beating Wigan 2-0 at Wembley on August 11, 2013© Getty Images

It took United just six minutes to open the scoring as Robin van Persie headed in powerfully from Patrice Evra's cross.

Despite falling behind, Wigan looked lively during the opening half and continued to cause their opponents problems at the back.

However, the Premier League champions extended their advantage with an hour played thanks to Van Persie's deflected strike.

Manchester United's Robin Van Persie is congratulated by team mates after scoring the opening goal against Wigan during the Community Shield on August 11, 2013© Getty Images

United almost scored a third 10 minutes later, but Antonio Valencia saw his effort put out for a corner.

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Manchester United striker Robin van Persie heads in the opener against Wigan Athletic in the Community Shield on August 11, 2013
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