Saturday, 27 May 2017

FA Cup Final: Arsenal 2-1 Chelsea - Aaron Ramsey Hero Again As The Gunners Win Title

Arsene Wenger and Arsenal become most successful club and manager in FA Cup history.
Arsenal won the 2016-17 FA Cup after beating London rivals Chelsea in a dramatic Wembley final on Saturday.
A chance to make it 2-0 eludes Sanchez and Danny Welbeck (No 23), with Arsenal dominating in the first-half

The Gunners took the lead controversially through Alexis Sanchez and had numerous chances to extend their lead in the first half.

Sanchez gave Arsenal the lead in contentious fashion after only four minutes, when referee Antony Taylor overruled his assistant after he had flagged for offside against Aaron Ramsey.
Chelsea were reduced to 10 men late in the second half when Victor Moses was correctly sent off by Taylor in the second half after receiving a second yellow card for a clear diving, but Diego Costa equalised, reviving the Blues' hopes of a repeat of their league and FA Cup double in 2010 when Arsenal keeper David Ospina failed to keep out his deflected shot with 14 minutes left.
Arsenal's 69-year-old American owner Stan Kroenke wears a pinstripe suit to watch his team in the London derby
Arsenal's 69-year-old American owner Stan Kroenke wears a pinstripe suit to watch his team in the London derby

Moments later Aaron Ramsey, who scored the FA Cup final winner against Hull City in 2014, did it again as he popped up to head home the winner and despite late chances for both teams the Gunners held on for victory.
German centre half Per Mertesacker raises the FA Cup above his head as Arsenal's triumphant players celebrate
Arsenal have now won the FA Cup in three of the past four season, with the north London club now winning a record 13 FA Cups and manager Arsene Wenger has now secured his seventh FA Cup, the most by any manager in history.
And has also won their third FA Cup in four years and ended Chelsea’s hopes of securing the double this season.
Chelsea rematch against Arsenal will be on July 22 in pre-season.

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