The Arsenal vs. Chelsea match will be played on Saturday, at the Wembley Stadium, London. This is the FA Cup final match. In semifinals, Arsenal eliminated Manchester City after extra time by 2:1, while Chelsea defeated Tottenham by 4:2.
ARSENAL MATCH BETTING NEWS
For the first time in Premier League history, Arsenal failed to qualify for Champions League. The victory against the team that topped the table in the recently finished season would be a small conciliation prize for the Gunners and a confidence boost for the next season. Arsenal finished the season with five consecutive victories, but that wasn’t enough for reaching the top four. On the other hand, that series affected on their self-confidence level and they believe they can win the FA Cup trophy.
Injuries and suspensions: Gabriel, Shkodran Mustafi, Santi Cazorla are injured, Laurent Koscielny is suspended, while Kieran Gibbs is doubtful for the upcoming game.
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CHELSEA MATCH BETTING NEWS
Chelsea won the title in a routine fashion, although everybody expected a tight race until the end of the season. Other teams, notably Arsenal and Manchester City, were hammered by injuries, and two top teams that didn’t have injury woes, finished on the first and the second place. After a bad start of the season, Antonio Conte switched formation and started a long series of victories, while other teams failed to keep up with them. Chelsea suffered two defeats in April, but they finished the season with seven straight wins. It seems they are in an excellent form, just like Arsenal.
Injuries and suspensions: Only Ruben Loftus-Cheek is injured for the upcoming match.
Arsenal vs Chelsea Match Betting Prediction
Chelsea is the favorite to win the trophy, but Arsenal will probably be more attacking minded than them. If the Blues score the first goal, Arsenal’s chances will drop significantly.
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