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Arsenal 1-1 Chelsea LIVE! FA Cup Final latest score, goal updates, team news, TV and match stream today

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Good afternoon and welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage of the FA Cup Final between Arsenal and Chelsea.

A long domestic season is almost over with Mikel Arteta and Frank Lampard battle at Wembley today with both out to win their first trophy in management.

Both winners as players, the two managers are hoping to deliver silverware that could act as a real foundation for further success at the two London clubs.

Ahead of the big day, join us for all the build-up and team news on Standard Sport's LIVE blog!

GOAL! Aubameyang from the spot GOAL! Pulisic puts Chelsea ahead Chelsea XI: Willian axed from squad Arsenal XI: Maitland-Niles keeps place Read more... SUBS 33 mins:Problem for Azpilicueta now as the captain pulls up with a hamstring problem and the early signs suggest his game is over.Andreas Christensen is getting warmed up. The Spaniard meanwhile is in tears - he's devastated to be coming off. 31 mins:The plan has been clear from the first minute and Arsenal are trying to exploit Chelsea's high line with long balls over the top.As we saw for the penalty, it's working. Aubameyang and Pepe both have the pace.ES COVERAGE Simon Collings at Wembley"A huge goal for Arsenal. Arteta was getting stuck into his players at the drinks' break and it has worked."Arsenal are level and the momentum in this match has swung again."Advertisement GOAL!
GOAL! Arsenal 1-1 Chelsea | Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (pen) 28'
He sends Caballero the wrong way and it's all square again! ?Right into the side netting. Caballero had no chance of saving that, even if he went the right way.YELLOW CARD 26 mins: PENALTY TO ARSENAL!Azpilicueta is adjudged to have hauled down Aubameyang after getting wrong-side of the Gabonese striker and Anthony Taylor points to the spot.VAR are checking to see whether the contact was outside of the box... and the check is complete. The penalty stands, and Aubameyang will take it.Yellow card for Azpilicueta.
  Photo: Reuters 24 mins: GOAL... NO!Pepe curls home superbly but the flag had gone up for offside in the build-up - and the assistant referee has got that one spot on.VAR checks and agrees. No goal - and that's a let-off for Chelsea.Advertisement Drinks breakThings couldn't have gone much better than that for Lampard and Chelsea. The front three have wreaked havoc for the Arsenal backline and you wouldn't back against one of Pulisic, Giroud or Mount getting a second now. 20 mins:Arsenal have responded well to going behind, taking control of the ball and making Chelsea track back on a number of occasions with balls into the channels.The Gunners just appear to be missing that final pass at the moment.ES COVERAGE Simon Collings at Wembley"Pulisic has been the best player on the pitch so far. His pace is causing Holding all sorts of problems. The American is getting the ball deep, before turning and driving at the Gunners' defence."Arsenal have to stop him earlier before he gets up to full speed."Advertisement 16 mins:Ceballos wins a free-kick about 25 yards out after appearing to be clipped by Kovacic and this is a good opportunity for Arsenal.But it's not Luiz or Pepe taking it. Ceballos hits it well but it's over Caballero's bar.YELLOW CARD 13 mins:Kovacic overruns the touch in the middle of the park and catches Xhaka on his ankle, causing the Swiss to clutch his foot in agony.The Croatian also hurt himself making the challenge and when he picks himself up, sees a yellow card brandished by Mr Taylor. 11 mins:Arsenal work it forward nicely with Xhaka sliding it out to Bellerin, but his cross - searching for Lacazette - is headed clear by Zouma.A very open game so far and there will be more chances for both sides if it stays like this.Advertisement 10 mins:Pulisic is again able to dribble through the middle and shows brilliant control with his left and right foot before unleashing an effort at goal.It's on target, but this time Martinez is able to make the stop.Arsenal need to do something to close him down.ES COVERAGE Simon Collings at Wembley"It has been a lively start and Chelsea now lead."It's a blow for Arsenal, who will now need to change their game plan. They can't just sit deep like they did in the semi-final against Manchester City." 6 mins: Straight from the kick-off, Arsenal try to get back on level terms with Pep fancying a go from 20 yards but it's a comfortable save for Caballero.Advertisement GOAL!
GOAL! Arsenal 0-1 Chelsea | Christian Pulisic 5'It's a wonderful start for the Blues!This is Chelsea at their very best. Jorginho passes through the lines to Pulisic, who lays it off to Mount. He tries to find Giroud and the Frenchman flicks it back to Pulisic, who finishes tidily past Martinez.A lovely team goal from the Blues - and Lampard will be delighted.
  Photo: Getty 4 mins: Mount denied!Chelsea win the ball off Xhaka with some high pressing from Mount and he decides to go for goal from 20 yards, curling towards the corner, but Martinez parries wide.Giroud might have been the better option there, but you can't blame him for having a pop and also working the goalkeeper. 3 mins:Superb work from Maitland-Niles, who does well to keep the ball in play and curl it in to Aubameyang, who has a free header but glances wide.Arsenal have started brightly.Advertisement 1 min: Early free-kick to Arsenal after Zouma clatters his countryman Lacazette. KICK OFF KICK-OFF!We are underway for the FA Cup final at Wembley!Anthony Taylor is the referee tonight. Next Can't see the ;?Arsenal vs Chelsea LIVE! FA Cup final commentary blog? Click here to access our desktop page.Date, time and venueThe FA Cup Final is scheduled for a 5:30pm BST kick-off on Saturday, 1 August, 2020.The match will be played behind closed doors at Wembley Stadium with no fans due to be present due to government guidelines regarding coronavirus.How to watch: TV and live streamTV channel: The match will be shown live on Sky Sports Football, and is available via Now TV with a day pass for £9.99, or a three-month pass on offer for £25.Live stream: Sky Sports subscribers can stream the match online via SkyGo and the SkyGo app, with a mobile month pass available for £5.99.Prediction: Chelsea 2-1 ArsenalGiven the two sides' respective League form, Chelsea will be favourites. However, Arsenal's recent wins against Liverpool and Man City show they are capable of beating any English team on their day.Much will depend on how Chelsea sit up. If they plan to dominate possession with a high line as both Liverpool and City did, they could be caught out by Arsenal - so Lampard will have to tweak his tactics.Should Lampard invite Arsenal out, Arteta's likely gameplan of sitting back and countering will be tested to the limit.


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