Moses sees red as Arsenal claim FA Cup
- Author: Julie Sanders May 29, 2017,
May 29, 2017, 22:51
"Added to that, Taylor will have felt under pressure on Saturday after missing the handball by Alexis Sanchez in the build-up to the opening goal in just the fourth minute".
The Chilean striker opened the scoring after a solo run.
"While he was excellent in his demeanour and attitude, overruling his assistant's erroneous offside flag, he will have been made aware that he was mistaken when thinking the ball had struck Sanchez's knee - a decision which went against Chelsea".
Diego Costa equalised for Chelsea late in the second half, after Chelsea had lost Victor Moses to a second yellow card for diving, but Wenger's men had the flawless response as Aaron Ramsey bagged the winner three minutes later.
With 14 minutes remaining, the Blues got back into the game through Diego Costa's shot that bobbled in, but Ramsey headed in the victor just two minutes later.
Arsenal's Francis Coquelin, Olivier Giroud, and Granit Xhaka celebrate after Aaron Ramsey (not pictured) scores their second goal against Chelsea during FA Cup Final at Wembley Stadium. But Wenger, and his Arsenal players, redeemed their campaign to secure a record 13th FA Cup success for the club. They'ven united and responded.
"They showed strength and unity and played spectacular football today". "I am proud if no-one has done it before, to win the championship without losing a game and win seven FA Cups".
Arsenal were certainly no pushovers in this match as they dominated Chelsea in the first 45 minutes, putting the Champions under huge pressure and dealing with the attacks and threats of their opposition.
"But I went into the game saying to myself, "There is nothing to expect, everyone has written me off already" and I went through my normal routine - 15 years and you never forget. They surprised us a bit, but our first 25 minutes weren't good".
"The second yellow card for Moses was one of the two key moments, but despite this we were able to equalise".
Chelsea failed to gain revenge for the 2002 final, which Arsenal won 2-0, and the result ends their run of four consecutive final victories.
"We must be very cold to analyse the situation and to understand that this season we did something great with the players".