Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang turned the hero of the day with two objectives main Arsenal to beat Chelsea 2-1 for the FA Cup at Wembley on Saturday.
Christian Pulisic put Chelsea in entrance after 5 minutes, however Aubameyang equalized from the penalty spot at 28 minutes and gained it with an excellent end halfway via the second half.
Chelsea had Mateo Kovacic despatched off for a second reserving at 2-1 and Arsenal held on to clinch the FA Cup trophy for a file 14th time.
The consequence additionally means Arsenal will play within the Europa League subsequent season together with Leicester City whereas Wolverhampton Wanderers, seventh within the Premier League, lacking out. Sixth-placed Tottenham Hotspur will now have to go into the qualifying rounds.
“We loved immediately,” Aubameyang mentioned. “We’re all completely happy.”
The Gabon striker mentioned Arsenal owed the win to supervisor Mikel Arteta, who turns into the primary man to win the FA Cup for the membership as each participant and supervisor.
“I believe he deserved this win,” Aubameyang mentioned. “I believe he did an excellent job and we’re all completely happy to have him on board, very completely happy for him.”
At a Wembley with no followers due to Covid-19, Pulisic gave Chelsea the right begin when he confirmed good toes within the penalty field to put within the opening purpose.
Nicolas Pepe thought he had equalized with an excellent curling end however it was dominated out for offside in opposition to Aubameyang.
But Aubameyang made amends quickly after when he gained and transformed a penalty after Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilcueta was adjudged to have pulled him again.
Azpilcueta was then pressured off via harm and at the beginning of the second half, Chelsea’s issues had been doubled when Pulisic was additionally substituted with a hamstring harm.
Aubameyang then put Arsenal in entrance with an excellent end, turning Kurt Zouma after which dinking a delicate chip over Willy Caballero.
Chelsea’s job of getting again into the sport was made more durable when Kovacic, maybe, sadly, was despatched off for a second reserving on 73 minutes.