Arsenal V Chelsea FA Cup Final Player Ratings
Chelsea made light work of Arsenal in a pre-season clash in Beijing as Michy Batshuayi inspired a 3-0 victory. Arsenal were man down and a goal down within first 25 minutes leaving them a mountain to climb if they were to make a comeback in this game. Shows how well Arsenal played that the Blues keeper nearly won man of the match. The Arsenal squad are probably a little bit further down the line when it comes to match fitness, having already played friendlies against Sydney, Western Sydney Wanderers and Bayern Munich over the course of the last two weeks.
Chelsea are 6/5 favourites to Watch Arsenal vs Chelsea Live Streaming (Online) beat the team they lost to when they last met in the FA Cup final, according to Oddschecker , while Arsenal are 9/5 to overcome the Blues. Though you’d still expect the Gunners to go shopping in the summer, Coquelin has been the driving force behind the revamped 4-1-4-1 that has really got Arsenal playing.
Arsenal fans certainly didn’t, and nor did his manager – even if he was caught napping during Arsenal’s first. The last time the Gunners met the Blues was on January 24th, in a game that ended Arsenal’s incredible six-match winning streak – with Chelsea beating them 1-0.
The Gunners face the Blues in a repeat of May’s FA Cup final when they meet in Beijing on Saturday. It has been an up-and-down season for Arsenal and Arsene Wenger and after all the criticism he has taken this season, it is a great sight to see him smiling. Chelsea are getting ahead in numbers and that has troubled Arsenal in the start of the second half.
He would walk straight into this Arsenal team devoid of creativity without Cazorla and Sanchez. Says something when former Manchester United and West Ham defender Rio Ferdinand praises the ref for getting it right during an Arsenal v Chelsea match. While Chelsea finished 18 points ahead of Arsenal in the table despite suffering a 3-0 defeat at the Emirates in the early weeks of Conte’s tenure, a one-off final on the wide expanses of Wembley’s lush turf looks hard to call.