Monday, 29 May 2017

Arsenal Break FA Cup Record

Arsenal Football Club won a record thirteen (13) Fa Cup titles after beating London rivals Chelsea in Wembly on Saturday 27th may, 2017.

Controversial goal from Alexis  gave Arsenal the lead after four minutes, when referee Anthony Taylor overruled his assistant after he had flagged for offside against Aaron Ramsey.

Diego Costa equalize with 14 minutes left to play before Aaron Ramsey put the ball in the back of the net to give the Gunners the lead and win over their London rivals and finish 2:1 in favour of Arsene Wenger's team.

Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger become the first manager to win the FA Cup 7 seven times, despite not qualifying for next season UEFA Champions League Football, Arsenal finish the season with a silverware, although they will be playing in the UEFA Europa League after they finish 5th in the Premier League table.

They have been speculations over the future of Arsene Wenger at the Club, will he leave or stay for the next two years. Key players Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil have been heavily linked away from the Club and the fact that Arsenal will not be playing in the UEFA Champions League next season has raise rumours of departure of the prolific midfielder and attacker.

Victor Moses was sent off by Taylor in the second half after receiving a second yellow card for diving.

Victor Moses is the fifth player to be sent off in an FA Cup final after Chris Smalling [Manchester United in 2016], Pablo Zabaleta [Manchester City in 2013], Jose Antonio Reyes [Arsenal in 2005], Kevin Moran [Manchester United in 1985].

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