Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger certainly got his tactics right on FA Cup Final day as the veteran Frenchman produced a performance and a half from his considerably under strength side to beat the English Champions Chelsea 2-1 at Wembley.
Speaking after his side’s memorable win, Wenger said, “It was an outstanding performance from the first minute onwards. This team has suffered, united, and responded. I said last week this team will win the championship with one or two good buys, and keep them together. They showed strength and we played spectacular football today to win the game.” Continue reading
Arsenal restored some much needed pride to end what had so far been a rather dismal season for the Gunners, beating Chelsea 2-1 at Wembley, to win the FA Cup for the 13th time in their history and for the 7th time under the reign of Arsene Wenger, making the under pressure Frenchman the most successful Manager in the history of the world’s oldest football competition.
Arsenal made an exceptionally bright start to the game, but took the lead in rather fortuitous circumstances with Alexis Sanchez prodding home with the outside of his right boot after following in his own deflected attempt to pass the ball over the top of the Chelsea defence. Continue reading
Arsenal: Ospina, Holding, Mertesacker, Monreal, Bellerin, Ramsey, Xhaka, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Alexis, Ozil, Welbeck Continue reading
Arsenal: Cech, Gabriel, Koscielny, Holding, Bellerin, Ramsey, Xhaka, Monreal, Ozil, Alexis, Welbeck Continue reading
Borussia Dortmund chief coach Thomas Tuchel could be free to move on in the next few weeks. While Tuchel is facing a German Cup final against Eintracht Frankfurt in Berlin on May 27, rumours are that it could be his last game for the yellow-blacks, as the 43-year-old is said to be the hot favourite to replace Arsenal’s incumbent Arsene Wenger.
According to media reports, Dortmund are interested in appointing Lucien Favre, the Swiss who is currently at OGC Nice. Continue reading
Arsenal: Cech, Holding, Koscielny, Monreal, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Ramsey, Xhaka, Gibbs, Ozil, Alexis, Welbeck Continue reading
Tottenham: Lloris, Trippier, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Davies, Dier, Wanyama, Son, Eriksen, Dele, Kane. Continue reading
Manchester City Manager Pep Guardiola was gracious in defeat after watching his side go down 2-1 to Arsenal in the semi-final of the FA Cup on Sunday afternoon.
The Spaniard shared after his club’s defeat, “Congratulations to Arsenal. We will come back stronger next season. We are not in final. We tried to do it, to create more chances so I don’t have regrets. We tried to do what we wanted to do. Continue reading