FA cup semi final: Chelsea 3 – 1 Man United
It was indeed a great match between Chelsea and Manchester united for the FA cup semifinal at Wembley last night with Chelsea being victorious after a 3 – 1 full time score, making the blues eligible for FA cup final where they will be battle Arsenal football club for the Cup.
Chelsea line up with Cabellero, Mason Mount, Zouma, James, Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Alonso, Jorginho, Kovacic, Giroud, Wiilian, while Kepa, Christensen, Abraham, Pedro, Loftus-Cheek, Hudson-Odoi, Pulisic, Tomori and Emerson were available for substitution.
Manchester United line up with De Gea, Lindelof, Wan-Bissaka, Bailly, Maguire, Wiiliams, Fernandes, Matic, Fred, James, Rashford, while Pogba, Mata, Martial, Pereire, Romero, Fosu-Mensah, Ighalo, Greenwood, McTominay are availale for substitution.
The match was indeed interesting with no goal for both team until the first 45 minutes, but there was an added minute in which Manchester united made their first substitution and A goal for Chelsea by Giroud with the assist of Azpilicueta giving Chelsea a lead in the first half.
Mason Mount netted the second goal for Chelsea in the 46 minutes, Chelsea now having 2 goals to nothing from Manchester United.
Manchester united brought in Pogba and Greenwood in the 56 minutes, there is a yellow card for Pogba in and own goal by Maguire giving Chelsea a 3 – 0 lead over the deal but Manchester united keep hold of the ball possession.
Chelsea started substitution in the 80th minutes bringing in Tammy Abraham for Giroud, Hudson-Odoi for Willian. A penalty awarded to Manchester united caused by Odoi, taken by Fernandes and Manchester United had their first goal.
The Game ended with Chelsea 3 – 1 Manchester United propagating Chelsea to FA Cup final against Arsenal.
Lampard and squad reactions as Chelsea Made it to FA cup final
Considering the joy of and the momentum of gained from the game, Lampard as well as Chelsea squad has been expressing their excitements on social median.
Frank Lampard explains how the team had work so hard in the past days before countering Manchester United running in behind, and also on getting players into midfield to make attack.
He said Giroud set a great example to young player with the first goal, he praise all the squad saying they did well for the victory.
Giroud tweets “great team performance today another final in Wembley. Ryben Loftus-Cheek said what a performance into the final. Anotonio Rudiger tweets “yessssssssss!!!!!, see you soon again Wembley FA final