Arsenal vs Chelsea: Interesting stats ahead of the FA Cup final

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Arsenal vs Chelsea: FA Cup final

The 139th FA Cup Final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday night is an opportunity for both Mikel Arteta and Frank Lampard to win domestic silverware during their debut seasons in charge of their respective clubs.

Arsenal had to outperform Manchester City in the semi-final, with the game at the vacant Wembley Stadium.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang made sure that the club advanced to the 21st FA Cup final by scoring both goals in a 2-0 win by hitting the back of the net in both the 19th and the 71st minutes.

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Manchester United were Chelsea’s semi-final rivals. Olivier Giroud gave the Blues a first-half lead, Mason Mount then doubled the margin before Harry Maguire sealed it for the Blues with an own goal in the 74th minute.

Bruno Fernandes’ 85th-minute penalty could not salvage the game for United and Chelsea took the spot in the final.

Here’s all you need to know ahead of this match, which sees two teams that have had more success in the FA Cup since the turn of the century, lifting the famous trophy a combined 11 times since 2001.

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