2011 FA Community Shield was the 89th FA Community Shield, an annual football match contested by the winners of the previous season's Premier League and FA Cup competitions. The match was the 160th Manchester derby between Manchester United and Manchester City and played at Wembley Stadium, London, on 7 August 2011. Manchester United won the game 3–2, with goals from [3 ] Chris Smalling and Nani (2), after Joleon Lescott and Edin Džeko had put City 2–0 up at half-time. [4 ]
Manchester United qualified to take part for the fifth consecutive year by winning the
2010–11 Premier League title and Manchester City qualified by winning the 2010–11 FA Cup. United successfully defended the shield to win it for the fourth time in five years, having beaten Chelsea 3–1 in the 2010 match.
Background [ edit ]
This was only the second occasion the two teams had met in the competition, with the first being the
1956 FA Charity Shield, which United won 1–0. Both teams secured their place in the 2011 Community Shield on the same day, 14 May 2011, when United clinched the 2010–11 Premier League title with a 1–1 draw against Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park and City beating Stoke City 1–0 later in the day in the 2011 FA Cup Final.
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Shots on target
Source: BBC Sport [4 ]
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