Chelsea fans react on Twitter to Loic Remy’s Community Shield performance

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The Frenchman struggled to make an impact as Arsenal ran out 1-0 victors earlier today.

The domestic season began with a whimper for Chelsea who, despite controlling possession, looked unthreatening against a disciplined Arsenal side.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s fine solo effort proved the winning the goal on a day where the Blues lack of bite up front will have been a concern.

First choice front-man Diego Costa was absent due to a hamstring injury, so Loic Remy was given the nod ahead of Radamel Falcao in the starting line-up.

He was largely anonymous, struggling to shake Laurent Koscielny or take advantage of the Gunners’ high defensive line.

The striker’s best moment came when he broke on the left and teed up a perfect ball, only for Ramires to head over from close-range.

With Costa’s seemingly unending injury concerns and Falcao still unproven in the Premier League, Chelsea’s options up front start to look a tad light.

Twitter was awash with reaction to the game and Loic Remy, in particular, fell foul of the Chelsea faithful:

 

 

 

 

And one fan seemed to sum up the general sentiment with a particularly damning review of the Frenchman's display:

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