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Arsenal Seize the FA Cup After Beating Chelsea 2-1


LEAPYGUIDE.COM - Arsenal finish the 2016-17 season by winning the FA Cup. In the final, the Gunners managed to beat the Premier League champions Chelsea with a score of 2-1 thin.

In the match at Wembley Stadium on Saturday (5/27/2017), Chelsea finished the match with 10 players. Following the expulsion of Victor Moses from the match after receiving a second yellow card after the break.

Arsenal more dominant and aggressive in the first round so as to win fast through Alexis Sanchez scored in the fourth minute. Despite creating a number of chic opportunities, Arsenal failed to increase its superiority so that the score 1-0 last until halftime.

When the lack of number of players, Chelsea even able to score goals equalizing through Diego Costa. However, just a few minutes later, Aaron Ramsey gave birth to Arsenal's second-awaited goal to ensure victory.

For Arsenal this victory save their season after failing to finish four major in the Premier League, as well as thwart the ambitions of double Chelsea title.


The game

Arsenal immediately pressed from the beginning. Quick goal occurred in the fourth minute through Alexis Sanchez to make the score 1-0.

Sanchez sent the ball to Aaron Ramsey who was in an offside position. But before the ball touched the player, Sanchez chased the ball to scored into the bottom corner of Arsenal's goal.

The real line judge has raised his flag. However, after the referee consulted with his assistant, the goal was ratified.

The ball is still controlled by Arsenal so Chelsea difficult to develop the game, instead of threatening the opposing team's goal.

In the 16th minute, Arsenal almost added advantage. Sanchez's partnership with Oezil ended the German midfielder's shot into an empty net. But Gary Cahill can still sweep the ball across the goal line.

Just three minutes later, Chelsea's goal almost collapse again. Oezil's cross was met with Danny Welbeck's header over the far post. Unfortunately, the ball rebound can not be maximized Ramsey.

Chelsea slowly began to get out of the pressure of Arsenal. Per Mertesacker made a crucial bloc to get Diego Costa's shot. Afterwards the Spanish striker beat Rob Holding but his effort is still raw in the hands of David Ospina.

In minute 29, Arsenal counter attack almost created the second goal. Welbeck received a bait at the near post, but his flick on Thibaut Courtois and rolled into the net before Cahill swept.

Ten minutes later, Pedro threw away an opportunity to equalize the score. Eden Hazard twisted in the penalty box to thrust the ball at Pedro. However, the Spaniard's shot was soaring.

After the break, Chelsea became much more dangerous. Pedro created a threat to Arsenal's defense which ended with a sodoran to N'Golo Kante. However, his shot on Granite Xhaka before being captured by Ospina.

Two minutes later, co-operation between Costa and Moses ended with a shot along the ground. Ospina can still hold it.

Despite the pressure, Arsenal not have no chance. Twice crossing-crossing Hector Bellerin jeopardizes Chelsea's defense although it can still be anticipated by Courtois.

Disaster for Chelsea. While catching up, Chelsea played with 10 players on 68 minutes. Moses just diacungi second yellow card for diving after a duel with Oxlade-Chamberlain.

Willian entry into a fresh breeze for Chelsea. Just four minutes after entering the field, the Brazilian midfielder sent a pass which was completed Diego Costa to make the series 1-1 score in 76 minutes.

However, Olivier Giroud recently signed in to contribute. The French striker was combing the left side of the field to release a cross, which Ramsey completed with a header from the front of the goal. Arsenal again lead 2-1.

Entering the last 10 minutes, Arsenal almost finish off Chelsea. Bellerin's acceleration beat David Luiz before firing a shot into the far post and narrowly wide.

Ospina made a brilliant rescue in the 86th minute. The Colombian goalkeeper dismissed Diego Costa's shot from close range. A minute later, Arsenal failed to maximize a counterattack that put Oezil in a good situation to shoot the ball. But the settlement of the German player hit the goalpost.

Entering injury time, Arsenal continued to press the Chelsea defense. Ramsey gets a firing room but his solution is in Cesar Azpilicueta.


The match ended, Arsenal deserved a 2-1 victory over Chelsea to become champions.

Composition of Players

ARSENAL: Ospina, Mertesacker, Monreal, Holding, Oxlade-Chamberlain (Coquelin 83'), Xhaka, Ramsey, Bellerin, Oezil, Sanchez (Elneny 90+3'), Welbeck (Giroud 78')


CHELSEA: Courtois, Azpilicueta, David Luiz, Cahill; Moses, Kante, Matic (Fabregas 62'), Alonso; Pedro (Willian 72'), Diego Costa (Batshuayi 88'), Hazard

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