Arsenal and Chelsea confront each other in the final of the FA Cup today and the Gunners will hope to end a disillusioning season on a high, as Wembley host two of London’s greatest clubs on Saturday evening in what could be a humdinger of a titanic clash.
Arsenal won’t play in the Champions League next season but they can at present win a trophy this season, the Gunners have improved a great deal over the last two months and have figured out how to manage their games.
Santi Cazorla and Gabriel are injured for the Gunners. Koscielny is suspended. while, Mustafi, Gibbs and Chamberlain are still doubtful
Probable Arsenal Starting Lineup (3-4-2-1): Cech; Holding, Mustafi, Monreal; Bellerin, Xhaka, Coquelin, Gibbs; Sanchez, Ozil; Welbeck
Conte’s men are brimming with certainty and they have the force with them, Chelsea are full strength with the primary choices for Antonio Conte on the wing, where he needs to pick between Willian and Pedro, and in the focal point of midfield, where the choice is between Nemanja Matic and Cesc Fabregas.
The nonappearance of Koscielny will be a monstrous blow for the Gunners and it could have a significant effect against any semblance of Costa and Hazard.
Probable Arsenal Starting Lineup ( 3-4-3 ): Courtois ; Cahill, Luiz, Azpilicueta, Matic, Kante,Alonso, Moses, Hazard, Pedro, Costa