Breaking: Arsenal beat Chelsea to win FA Cup Final
Two goals from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang were enough as Arsenal came from behind to beat London rivals Chelsea 2-1 to win the FA Cup final on Saturday.
With the result, Arsenal extended their record number of wins to 14 – two more than Manchester United. They have won 10% of all FA Cups
Victory is their seventh this century and fourth in seven seasons.
They have now beaten Chelsea in all three of their finals, 2002, 2017 and 2020.
They have triumphed in nine of their last 10 FA Cup finals, including each of the last seven in a row – matching Tottenham’s record between 1901 & 1982.
Mikel Arteta becomes the fourth Spaniard to win the cup after Rafael Benitez, Roberto Martinez and Pep Guardiola .
Arteta is the first person to win the FA Cup with Arsenal as both a captain and a manager.
They will be playing in Europe for the 25th straight season– Wolves miss out unless they can win the Europa League.
Former Newcastle captain, Alan Shearer in his reaction said Arsenal were the better team, as they showed great character after going behind and Chelsea didn’t have a shot on target in the second half.