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Arsenal breakdown Chelsea to lift FA Cup

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Sanchez and Ramsey on target as Arsenal becomes the most successful Club in the History of FA Cup.

Arsenal celebrated a record 13th FA Cup success as Aaron Ramsey once again grabbed the winner at Wembley, securing a 2-1 victory over 10-man Chelsea and potentially going some way to restoring supporters’ faith in the under-fire Arsene Wenger.

Having stumbled home fifth and missed out on Champions League qualification, criticism of the Wenger has reached unprecedented and unpalatable levels.

Ramsey scored his side’s third and crucial goal in the 2013-14 showpiece against Hull City and was the hero again on Saturday, cancelling out Diego Costa’s goal a few minutes earlier to secure the win and make Wenger the FA Cup’s most successful manager with seven final victories.

The first half could have been so much worse for unusually disjointed Chelsea, with Gary Cahill having to clear Mesut Ozil and Danny Welbeck efforts off the The first half could have been so much worse for unusually disjointed Chelsea, with Gary Cahill having to clear Mesut Ozil and Danny Welbeck efforts off the line, while the latter saw a header come back off the post and Ramsey directed the rebound on to the woodwork., while the latter saw a header come back off the post and Ramsey directed the rebound on to the woodwork.

The 2nd saw Chelsea coming back in the game after Costa equalised but soon Ramsey netted the winner through a header, assisted by Giroud. Soon the final wistle blew after 4 minutes of extra time. Celebrations started and on the other hand people from Chelsea galary fading away.