Arsenal’s official account on Instagram celebrated the victory in its own way and published a picture that combines team coach Mikel Erreta and Gabonese striker Aubameyang between them in the championship cup. He commented, “Our coach, our striker and our title.”
The Spaniard Mikel Artita, the Arsenal technical manager, has achieved a historical record, after the winners won the FA Cup title for the fourteenth time in its history, after defeating its Chelsea team counterpart, 2-1, in the final match that gathered the two teams on Saturday evening, On “Wembley”, to strengthen his record in the most crowning of this title.
Arteta won the first title, during his coaching career, after he took the training of the Guinars, succeeding Spanish coach Unai Emery.
The network “Opta”, which specializes in monitoring statistics, said that the Spanish coach, is the first person in the history of the London club, to win the FA Cup title, as a leader and coach of the team.
Artita also became the first Arsenal coach to win a big championship, in his first season, since George Graham in the 1986-1987 season.
And the positive tie was settled, with a score of 1 – 1, the first half, from the match. Chelsea progressed early, through its American star Christian Policic, after only 6 minutes had passed since the match, after receiving a wonderful pass by the heels from the French striker Jiro, to be alone with Arsenal goalkeeper. On his right, he is the youngest player to score in the championship final, at the age of 21 years and 318 days, since Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo, during 2004, with Manchester United, at the age of 19 years and 106 days.
However, the Gabonese star, Pierre Aubameyang, scored the equalizer for the Guiners team, in the 28th minute, through a penalty kick.
In the second half, Aubameyang succeeded in scoring the winning goal for the Guernsers team in the 68th minute, after a wonderful individual effort, dodging Chelsea defender and putting the ball over Cabairo, the Blues keeper, the moment he left.
The Croatian midfielder, Matteo Kovacic, was sent off in the 73rd minute after receiving two yellow cards, the sixth player to be dismissed in the history of the FA Cup final matches.
Arsenal will face its Liverpool counterpart, who plays in the ranks of the Egyptian star, Mohamed Salah, the English Premier League champion, in the shield match, scheduled for August 29, at Wembley Stadium.