Why the Community Shield 2022 will be played at King Power and not Wembley stadium
The Community Shield 2022 curtain raiser will not be played at its original home (the Wembley stadium), and the King Power Stadium, home to Leicester City, will stand in as a substitute for the all-important cracker.
The 2022 Community Shield will be the 100th edition of the traditional game between the winners of the FA Cup and the Premier League the previous season. The one-off match was established in 1908
The Wembley stadium has been its original ground. However, the 2022 edition will not be played at the famous stadium. Sadly, this is the centenary edition.
Why the Community Shield 2022 will take place at King Power Stadium and not Wembley
Due to the ongoing UEFA Women’s Championship Final, the FA and the tournament body decided to move the game to Leicester City’s King Power Stadium.
Leicester City is the defending Champions of the Community Shield but did not qualify for this year’s edition. The Foxes lifted their second trophy beating Manchester City 1–0 through the spot that Kelechi Iheanacho converted in the 89-minute.
Match Stats – Liverpool FC vs Manchester City
Liverpool FC won the FA Cup, beating Chelsea in the finals. The Reds would have completed the double, but the final day drama preventer the club from lifting their 20th Premier League title.
Manchester City came from behind to secure a vital win over Aston Villa to win their eighth league title, which is the club’s sixth in the space of ten years.
In the Community Shield, Liverpool FC is ahead with fifteen trophies, and Man City has only won six times. The final will be played on July 30th.
Liverpool FC and Manchester City have both made significant changes in the ongoing transfer window. The Reds signed Darwin Nunez while the Cityzens added Erling Haaland and Julian Álvarez to their fold.