Arsenal tops Chelsea in Community Shield

(AP Photo/Jon Super)

LONDON (AP) Arsene Wenger finally earned his first win over Jose Mourinho on Sunday as Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's first-half goal gave Arsenal a 1-0 victory over Chelsea in the Community Shield.

Oxlade-Chamberlain received the ball on the right edge of the area in the 24th minute and cut inside Cesar Azpilicueta before hitting a left-footed shot inside the top far corner to decide the traditional curtain raiser between last season's Premier League and FA Cup winners at Wembley Stadium.

Wenger had not beaten Mourinho in 13 previous meetings - a rivalry stoked by plenty of verbal barbs between the two and which shows no sign of dying down. Wenger didn't shake hands with the Chelsea manager after the game, and Mourinho said Arsenal had left "their philosophy in the dressing room" by playing defensively in the second half.

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