Saturday, 27 May 2017

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ARSENAL vs CHELSEA AHEAD OF WEMBLEY SHOWDOWN


Arsenal vs Chelsea Preview


This season's FA Cup final is an all-London affair as Arsenal face Chelsea at Wembley.

The Gunners are looking to win their third FA Cup in four years while victory for The Blues will see them complete the double - having already won the Premier League title campaign.

Pundit Sport brings to you breakdown stat of both clubs and how they got to reach this level if the oldest competition in football history.

ARSENAL

IN PREMIER LEAGUE 2016-17 SEASON;

TOP SCORERS
Alexis Sanchez....24-Goals
Olivier Giroud....12-Goals
Theo Walcott .... 10-Goals

PASS MASTERS
Granit Xhaka .... 2,298
Mesut Ozil ......2,110
Nacho Monreal.... 1,753

MOST ASSIST
Alexis Sanchez ....10
Mesut Ozil ..... 9
Oxlade Chamberlain.... 7


HOW THEY GOT TO THE FA CUP FINAL

*Defeated PRESTON (a) 2-1 in Third Round
*Defeated SOUTHAMPTON (a) 5-0 in Fourth Round
*Defeated SUTTON UNITED (a) 2-0 in Fifth Round
*Defeated LINCILN CITY (h) 5-0 in Quater-Final
*Defeated MANCHESTER CITY (Wembley) 2-1 _aet in Semi-Final

*Theo Walcott is Arsenal's Top Scorer (5-Goals) in FA Cup before Today's Final game.

** This will be a record 20th appearance for Arsenal in the FA Cup final, one more than Manchester United.
Already Won TWELVE FA CUP Trophies in Nineteen finals, joint record with Manchester United.

A victory for Arsene Wenger today would see him become the most successful manager in the FA Cup's 146-year history with seven triumphs.......having won it SIX times with Arsenal in 1998, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2014 and 2015.
Joint winning record with GEARGE RAMSAY at Aston Villa.



CHELSEA


IN THE PREMIER LEAGUE 2016-17 SEASON.

TOP SCORERS
Diego Costa ....20-Goals
Eden Hazard ....16-Goals
Pedro     ..... 9-Goals

PASS MASTERS
Cesar Azpilicueta ....2,459
N'Golo Kante .... 2,122
Nemanja Matic ...... 1,865

MOST ASSIST;
Cesc Fabregas .....12
Pedro ........9
Diego Costa ......7


HOW THEY GOT TO THE FA CUP FINAL;

*Defeated PETERBOROUGH (h) 4-1 in Third round
*Defeated BRENTFORD (h) 4-0 in Fourth round
*Defeated WOLVES (a) 2-0 in Fifth round
*Defeated MANCHESTER UNITED (h) 1-0 in Quater-final
*Defeated TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR (Wembley) 4-2 in Semi-final

**Pedro Rodriguez is Chelsea's Top Scorer (4-Goals) in FA Cup before today's Final game.

**Chelsea can move level with Tottenham on EIGHT FA  Cup wins. Spurs won their eight Cup in 1991, Chelsea had won it just once.

CLUBS HEAD-TO-HEAD


FA CUP HEAD-TO-HEAD

Played - 19 times

Arsenal Wins - 8 times

Draw ---6

Chelsea wins - 5 times

Today's final will be the 20th FA Cup clash between Arsenal and Chelsea,  only Everton and Liverpool (23) have met more often in this competition than the London rivals.


OVERALL HEAD-TO-HEAD

Played 189 times

Arsenal wins 73 times

Draws 54 times

Chelsea wins 62 times



POLL: WHO IS GOING TO WIN THE FA CUP FINAL TODAY BETWEEN ARSENAL AND CHELSEA


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