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Community Shield, Saturday 13th August 2006, Millennium Stadium, 15:00pm

Chelsea 1-2 Liverpool FC

Referee: Martin Atkinson   H-T: 1-1   Att: 56,275

Match Report

The 2006 FA Community Shield was a football match played at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff on 13 August 2006 between the 2005–06 FA Premier League champions Chelsea and 2005–06 FA Cup winners Liverpool.

Liverpool won the match 2–1, with goals coming from John Arne Riise and Peter Crouch. Chelsea's only goal was scored by their new signing Andriy Shevchenko.

The match was the last Community Shield to be played at the Millennium Stadium during the reconstruction of Wembley Stadium. 56,275 people attended the match, which was refereed by Martin Atkinson.


Team Line-Up's
Chelsea
Liverpool
C Cudicini P Reina
Geremi S Finnan
J Terry J Carrager
R Carvalho D Agger
P Ferreira J A Riise
M Ballack J Pennant
M Essien M Sissoko
F Lampard B Zenden
A Robben M Gonzalez
A Shevchenko L Garcia
D Drogba P Crouch
Substitutes
Substitutes
H Hilario J Dudek
W Bridge S Hyypia
M Mancienne F Aurelio
J O Mikel S Gerrard
S W Phillips X Alonso
S Kalou C Bellamy
L Diarra F S Pongolle
Substitutions
S Kalou for M Ballack F Aurelio for M Gonzalez
W Bridge for Geremi 53' S Gerrad for B Zenden
L Diarra for A Robben 62' X Alonso for J Pennant
S W Phillips for D Drogba 71' C Bellamy for L Garcia
J O Mikel for P Ferreira 81' F S Pongolle for P Crouch
Goals
A Shevchenko 44' J A Riise 9'
Peter Crouch 80'
 
   
Yellow Cards
M Ballack 7' X Alonso 61'
F Lampard 15'  
L Diarra 68'  
   
   
Red Cards
   
   
Referee
Martin Atkinson
Attendance
56,275