Today 08:55 – Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang arranged it. Arsenal won the FA Cup for the fourteenth time, beating Chelsea 2: 1 in the London final. Both goals of the Gunners were scored by the Gabonese striker. The Gunners will play at least the European League next season. It is the first big success for beginning general manager Mikel Arteta.
Although Chelsea led from Pulišič’s goal from the 5th minute, that was all for her. Then another hero appeared on the scene. He was Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, whose future at the Emirates Stadium is a big topic. He first equalized in the first half with a converted penalty to 1: 1 and then decided in the 67th minute. Chelsea finished from the 73rd minute in ten players without the excluded Kovačič.
Arsenal won 2: 1 and are celebrating a record 14th FA Cup triumph. He will play at least the European League next season.
Mikel Arteta was extremely excited.
“It has been extremely difficult for me personally for the last 6 months. And that’s because of the many things that have happened in our lives. I came here on a single mission – I had to get all the players and all the staff to believe in what we were doing. “
“We had to change our energy and our mentality. We have to feel everything together. We enjoyed it. We were more proud of ourselves. This is the result. We can achieve big things together. “
“I think it was the biggest moment of my career. I am really proud of what we have achieved. Plus, knowing the trouble we had. “
“This is the first trophy, enjoy it today and there is a long way to go to improve many other things, but I am very proud of that. We’ve changed a lot of things and everything has been fantastic since we joined the players. “
“I have to thank the people upstairs who gave me the opportunity to represent and manage this incredible football club. I have to thank them for their support and trust. “
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Michal Čermák / skysports.com, fotbalportal.cz