Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang dropped the FA Cup trophy after he scored twice to assist Arsenal safe a 2-1 win over Chelsea.
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- Last Updated: August 2, 2020, 10:29 AM IST
Arsenal skipper Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored twice to assist his aspect safe a 2-1 win over 10-man Chelsea within the FA Cup ultimate on Saturday for a record-extending 14th crown within the competitors – and a spot in subsequent season’s Europa League.
Victory at an empty Wembley Stadium earned Mikel Arteta his first trophy as Arsenal supervisor, after he left his position as Pep Guardiola’s assistant at Manchester City to exchange Unai Emery in December.
Aubameyang walked as much as elevate the FA Cup trophy after which dropped it.
With the competition locked at 1-1, Gunners striker Aubameyang danced previous the opposition defenders earlier than ending along with his left foot within the 67th minute to make sure that Arsenal salvage European motion from a troublesome home season after ending eighth within the Premier League.
Chelsea had struck within the fifth minute when Christian Pulisic collected Olivier Giroud’s superb flick-on contained in the penalty space and tucked the ball previous goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez from shut vary.
Arsenal drew stage from the penalty spot by Aubameyang within the 28th minute after Chelsea skipper Cesar Azpilicueta was booked for bringing down the Gabonese moments earlier.
Chelsea, who had been compelled to take off Azpilicueta and Pulisic resulting from serious-looking accidents, had been lowered to 10 males after going 2-1 down when Mateo Kovacic collected his second yellow card of the sport for a really gentle foul on Granit Xhaka.
(With inputs from Reuters)
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