Home » Matches » FA Cup (page 4)

FA Cup

Player Ratings: Arsenal 4-0 Aston Villa

Arsenal were magnificent in a record-breaking 4-0 FA Cup final win on Saturday evening, but who shone brightest? View image | gettyimages.com Woijech Szczesny – 7 Largely untested but dealt with Aston Villa’s aerial threat early on. He was a bit keen to come for some balls later in the game, making us bite our nails a little, but the ...

Read More »

How Arsenal Should Line Up vs. Aston Villa

As the curtains are finally drawn on another Premier League campaign, Arsenal’s preparations are in full swing ahead of this weekends FA Cup final showdown with Aston Villa. Arsene Wenger announced on Wednesday morning that his squad suffered no fresh injuries from the 4-1 victory over West Brom, which has left manager Arsene Wenger suffering a selection headache for all the right reasons. ...

Read More »

3 Most Dangerous Aston Villa Players

Arsenal make the short trip down the road to Wembley Stadium this weekend as they look to make it a record 12th FA Cup triumph. But it will be Tim Sherwood’s Aston Villa side who will look to stop the Gunners popping the champagne too early, as they enter the final off the back of several impressive results in the competition. ...

Read More »

Form Focus: A Look At Aston Villa

The time has finally come for all Arsenal fans to stop what they’re doing and embrace the footballing magic that is the FA Cup final. For many of this Gunners squad, it will be a familiar journey down to Wembley Way after making it back-to-back FA Cup final appearances. Arsene Wenger’s men have a club record 11 consecutive wins in the ...

Read More »

5 Reasons Why Arsenal Will Retain The FA Cup

After a nail-biting late show from Arsenal on Saturday afternoon, the Gunners have booked themselves into a second successive FA Cup final. And the element of surprise that comes with this brilliant competition featured yet again this weekend, as Aston Villa dumped out Liverpool to book their place at Wembley on May 30th. However, when it comes down to the ...

Read More »

3 Changes Arsenal Must Make For FA Cup Final

Things may be looking rosy for this Arsenal side at the moment, with 11 consecutive wins on the bounce and the prospect of a second FA Cup final on the horizon. However, if the Gunners are to avoid a repeat of the nail-biting drama that saw Arsenal progress after an extra time winner against Reading, Arsene Wenger must be prepared ...

Read More »

Reading 1-2 Arsenal: 3 Things We Learnt

Arsenal secured their place at Wembley at the end of May and earned the right to defend their FA Cup crown, with a 2-1 victory over Reading. However, it took extra-time for the Gunners to overcome the side 18th in the Championship- which taught Arsenal some vital lessons. The Gunners have until May 30th to prepare for the final, against ...

Read More »

Worrying Wojciech: Goalkeepers Stats vs. Reading

The FA Cup brings players of this Arsenal side a chance to find their feet again, and none more so than Wojciech Szczesny this afternoon. Coming in for Premier League regular, David Ospina, the goalkeeper had an uneasy afternoon at Wembley during the Gunners’ 2-1 victory over Reading. Nevertheless, Arsenal now have an FA Cup final date with either Liverpool ...

Read More »

Awesome Alexis: Wingers Stats vs. Reading

In a game that needed a special performance from a special individual, it was Alexis Sanchez who pulled out all the stops to send Arsenal into their second successive FA Cup final. The Chilean maestro picked up a brace as the Gunners edged a  2-1 victory over Championship side, Reading, on Saturday afternoon. Talk before the game was heavily involved ...

Read More »