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Analysing Samir Nasri's winner in the Community Shield

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CareFree Chronicles looks at Manchester City's third goal against ten-man Chelsea in the Community Shield on Sunday, reasoning that a combination of Juan Mata not tracking back and poor defending from David Luiz led to the goal. The key quote? "It would have been great if Luiz were aware enough to know what Naris had done and deny the French man the space to shoot, but I don't think this mistake warrants a crucifixion of the Brazilian defender." I actually disagree with him on this -- it's David Luiz's job to be aware enough to track runners, and if a move this simple can leave the likes of Samir Nasri free, we're in real trouble. We all know about Mata's defensive ineptitude, of course, so nothing new there.

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