FA Cup final: Arsenal vs Chelsea LIVE!


Arsenal: Martinez, Holding, Luiz, Tierney, Bellerin, Ceballos, Xhaka, Maitland-Niles, Pepe, Lacazette, Aubameyang.

Predictions: LINK

Subs: Papastathopoulos, Torreira, Nelson, Willock, Nketiah, Kolasinac, Macey, Smith, Saka.

Chelsea: Caballero, Azpilicueta, Zouma, Rudiger, James, Jorginho, Kovacic, Alonso, Mount, Giroud, Pulisic.

Subs: Arrizabalaga, Christensen, Kante, Barkley, Abraham, Pedro, Hudson-Odoi, Tomori, Emerson Palmieri.

1 min

We’re up and running at Wembley.

5 min

Mount opts to go for goal and his shot is tipped around the post by Martinez.

GOAL! ARSENAL 0-1 CHELSEA (Pulisic, 6)

11 min

Pulisic continues to drift in off that left hand side into central areas and forces another save from Martinez!

16 min

Dani Ceballos has a go, gets his effort over the wall but Caballero drifts over the crossbar.

22 min


25 min

Nicolas Pepe finds the net but the flag has been up : NO GOAL!

27 min


30 min

Olivier Giroud let out a real scream but there’s no further action after the way David Luiz tried to win a free-kick.

35 min

Tierney looks for Aubameyang down the left again but Caballero is out sweeping up this time. Alonso finds Mount in the inside left channel who holds the ball up and picks out Jorginho on the edge but Alonso gets in his way as he side-foots over!

40 min

Bellerin lays the ball back for Pepe. The cross looks over-hit but Caballero flaps at it and Maitland-Niles who can’t direct his effort at goal from the angle. Strangely, a corner has been given.

45 min


A half of two halves. Chelsea were ahead with just six minutes who saw off Kieran Tierney before finishing past goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez.

Nicolas Pepe pulled back an equaliser for the Gunners but his celebrations were cut short as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang had strayed offside in the build-up.

Referee Anthony Taylor opted to give Arsenal a penalty following a short VAR check and Aubameyang leveled the scores.

46 min

Both teams come out for the second period.

48 min

Pedro prepares to come on for his final Chelsea appearance after Pulisicclutches onto his hamstring.

54 min

David Luiz looks for Aubameyang but he gets it wrong this time and Giroud wins his side a free-kick and a field position from which to build.

60 min

Lacazette sees Aubameyang over his left shoulder. He gets his pass away but Christensen gets back to block the shot!

65 min

Mount whips it in well this time but Tierney to win the free-kick.

GOAL! ARSENAL 2-1 CHELSEA (Aubameyang, 68)

ARSENAL 2-1 CHELSEA (Kovacic sent off, 73)

80 min

SUBS! It’s a triple Chelsea change as Ross Barkley, Tammy Abraham and Callum Hudson-Odoi replace Mount, Giroud and Rudiger.

90 min

We’re into seven added minutes.

90 + 7 min