Arsenal's footballers won the English Cup after three years, beating Chelsea's London rival 2: 1 in the final. Both goals of the "Gunners" were scored by captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, the "Blues" also finished from the 73rd minute without the exclusion of Mate Kovačič. Arsenal scored a record 14th triumph in the competition.
The 31-year-old Gabon national team reversed the score in the 67th minute, when he defeated Kurt Zoum in the lime and overcame the goalkeeper Wilfred Caballer up close. In the end, Chelsea had to do without Kovacic, as the Croatian midfielder received a second yellow card.
Thanks to today’s victory in the FA Cup, Arsenal has secured a place in the basic group of the next year’s European League, while rivals from Tottenham have to go to the preliminary round because of that.
The captain Arsenal and the hero of the match Aubameyang, whose cup fell to the ground before the triumphal lifting above his head, did not succeed in taking over the trophy for the winner of the competition.
The English Football Cup final in LondonE:
Arsenal – Chelsea 2: 1 (28. z pen. a 67. Aubameyang-5. Pulisic).