WEMBLEY, England — Javier Hernandez scored a clumsy debut goal as Manchester United beat Chelsea 3-1 in the Community Shield.
The Mexico striker stumbled as he met Antonio Valencia's cross, kicking the ball onto his own face before it drifted into the net in the 76th minute on Sunday.
Valencia had put United ahead 41 minutes into the traditional curtain raiser to the English season after racing onto Wayne Rooney's precise, low cross. Dimitar Berbatov lobbed Chelsea goalkeeper Henrique Hilario in stoppage time to round off the win.
Salomon Kalou had pulled one back for Chelsea in the 83rd, meeting the rebound after Edwin van der Sar parried Daniel Sturridge's shot.
It is the third time in four years United has won the Community Shield.