Predicted Arsenal XI to face Chelsea in FA Cup final

Ross Houston
August 2, 2020

Having already inspired Arsenal's FA Cup semi-final win over Manchester City, the Gabon global scored both goals as the Gunners came from behind to defeat rivals Chelsea 2-1 in Sunday's (AEST) final at Wembley.

'If I have to talk about the person he is, his values, the way he has treated me and how he deals with the players and the staff around him, its phenomenal.

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After the match the keeper, who could do nothing about Christian Pulisic's opener, was interviewed with Aubameyang and couldn't hold back the tears. In a decade with the club he has spent time on loan at Oxford United, Sheffield Wednesday, Rotherham United, Wolves, Getafe and Reading.

While their first-choice goalkeeper Bernd Leno is unlikely to play for in the final ahead of in-form Emiliano Martinez despite having already been back in training.

Arsenal have struggled to challenge for the Premier League title in recent seasons and they have not won the top-flight crown since their famous unbeaten triumph in the 2003-04 campaign under Wenger.


The future of Aubameyang has been intensely debated as he is out of contract in 12 months, with the Gunners not in next season's Champions League, though this win ensured they do at least reach the Europa League. It was hard to tell if his hands were in the area or not but VAR didn't even seem to check it.

Arsenal drew level from the penalty spot through Aubameyang in the 28th minute after Chelsea skipper Cesar Azpilicueta was booked for bringing down the Gabonese moments earlier. We know the players that we have and we have to value him.


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