Chelsea captain Gary Cahill has admitted that his side viewed the FA Cup final as their chance to “save” their torrid season. The Blues ended their frustrating campaign on a high by claiming a 1-0 win over Manchester United at Wembley on Saturday.
On a day where a royal wedding dominated proceedings in London, Chelsea came away from Wembley with the FA Cup with a 1-0 win over Manchester United. Eden Hazard’s first-half penalty was enough to separate the sides in what could turn out to be Antonio Conte’s final game in charge of the Blues against their former boss, Jose Mourinho.
Chelsea face off against Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United in the final of the FA Cup this afternoon. The Wembley showpiece presents both sides with the opportunity to end the season on a high and with some silverware to their name.
Chelsea star Eden Hazard has praised his teammate Olivier Giroud and added that the experience and expertise of the Frenchman will be key to his side’s chances in the FA Cup final.
Chelsea could be set to land Watford youngster Richarlison at the second time of asking, after he spurned their advances last year.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has spoken out on why he shook hands with Blues boss Antonio Conte prior to the Red Devils’ 2-1 victory at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon.
On a day that was largely dominated by Manchester City’s 3-0 Carabao Cup final win over Arsenal, Chelsea were beaten 2-1 against former boss Jose Mourinho’s Man United at Old Trafford.
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has admitted that he still finds it difficult to accept that Nemanja Matic left the Blues to join Manchester United last summer.
Chelsea star Willian has moved to assure fans he is remaining at Stamford Bridge, despite reports linking him to both Manchester United and Palmeiras in the January transfer window.