Starting XI: Arsenal v Chelsea
Community Shield Starting XI: Arsenal v Chelsea 06 August 2017
Teams: Arsenal v Chelsea
Date: 06 August 2017
Venue: Wembley Stadium
London rivals, Chelsea and Arsenal will face-off in the Community Shield at Wembley Stadium this afternoon.
The match is scheduled to get underway at 15h00.
These two sides met in a pre-season friendly last month, with the Blues running out comfortable 3-0 winners.
However, Both teams head into today's clash on the back of losses, as Arsenal lost 2-1 to Sevilla in the Emirates Cup while Chelsea went by the same score against Inter Milan.
The Premier League champions will be without the services of Eden Hazard and new signing, Tiemoué Bakayoko although Victor Moses is available.
Arsene Wenger, meanwhile, confirmed Arsenal will be missing Francis Coquelin and Gabriel Paulista.
The Gunners have won the trophy on 13 occasions, while Chelsea have only clinched the trophy four times.
Here's how they line up:
Arsenal: Cech; Holding, Mertesacker, Monreal; Bellerin, Elneny, Xhaka, Oxlade-Chamberlain; Welbeck, Iwobi; Lacazette.
Chelsea: Courtois; Azpilicueta, David Luiz, Cahill (c); Moses, Fabregas, Kante, Alonso; Willian, Batshuayi, Pedro.