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Chelsea 7-4 Arsenal: Combined XI sees Blues dominate ahead of Community Shield, with Sanchez & Hazard in attack

Premier League champions Chelsea meet FA Cup winners Arsenal in Sunday’s traditional Community Shield clash to kick off the start of the new English football season, so here’s a best XI of the two London giants…

GK: Thibaut Courtois (Chelsea)

One of the best goalkeepers in the world, Thibaut Courtois beats his old team-mate Petr Cech to a spot in goal here.

DR: Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea)

Easily in ahead of the inexperienced, though promising, Arsenal youngster Hector Bellerin, it’s the excellent Branislav Ivanovic at right-back.

DL: Cesar Azpilicueta (Chelsea)

One of the most solid left-backs in Europe, Chelsea star Cesar Azpilicueta is another Blues player to get into this Community Shield combined XI.

Thibaut Courtois Chelsea

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