Community Shield 2022 countdown 1 week to go
This time next week, we know which teams has won the first official trophy of the 2022-2023 Premier League season. The two best teams of the World will face each other for to 2022 Community Shield. The trophy where the Premier League champions and FA Cup winners of the season before will open the new season. Both teams are in preseason and played their first few matches of this season. In this article we look back at the first preseason results of both teams. With a week to go you need to be quick to order your Community Shield tickets online.
Liverpool started their preseason campaign with a match in Thailand against Manchester United. Where Man United started with a full strength team, Jurgen Klopp played a lot of youngsters. The difference in quality on the pitch showed immediately. Manchester United beat Liverpool with 4-0 in this first game. The second match, against Crystal Palace, was won with 2-0 by the Reds. New signing Darwin Nunez blanked in both games and rival fans already started criticizing this signing. In the third friendly match he silenced everyone by scoring four goals in a 5-0 victory over RB Leipzig. Liverpool looks to be ready for the battle against Manchester City.
Manchester City results
Manchester City only played one friendly match so far. This was a 2-1 victory over Cruz Azul. Kevin de Bruyne scored both goals in this match. In a few hours from the moment this article goes live, Manchester City played their second and last preseason match against Bayern Munich. This is going to be a very interesting battle between two strong teams. After this match, the focus will go onto the Community Shield and the start of the Premier League.