2007 FA Community Shield
The 2007 FA Community Shield (also known as The FA Community Shield sponsored by McDonald's for sponsorship reasons) was the 85th staging of the FA Community Shield, an annual football match played between the reigning Premier League champions and FA Cup winners. The match was played on 5 August 2007 between 2006–07 FA Premier League champions Manchester United and 2006–07 FA Cup winners Chelsea. Manchester United won the game 3–0 on penalties, after the match finished 1–1. Ryan Giggs opened the scoring in the 35th minute, before Florent Malouda equalised just before half-time.
Match programme cover
|Manchester United won 3–0 on penalties|
|Date||5 August 2007|
|Venue||Wembley Stadium, London|
|Man of the Match||Ashley Cole (Chelsea)|
|Referee||Mark Halsey (Lancashire)|
27 °C (81 °F)
It was the first Community Shield match to be played at the new Wembley Stadium. Manchester United and Chelsea also contested the last Community Shield (then the Charity Shield) to be played at the old Wembley in 2000, with Chelsea winning the match 2–0.
|Malouda 45'||Report||Giggs 35'|
Man of the match
|Shots on target||2||2|
|Shots on target||0||2|
|Shots on target||2||4|
- "Halsey appointed". TheFA.com. The Football Association. 4 July 2007. Retrieved 15 May 2009.
- Mawhinney, Stuart (5 August 2007). "United win on penalties". TheFA.com. The Football Association. Retrieved 19 May 2009.
- "2007 FA Community Shield". FA Community Shield. 5 August 2007. Sky Sports.