FA Cup final highlight of this football weekend
There is another interesting football weekend ahead of us. It starts tonight with the Premier League battle between Newcastle United and Manchester City. This is one of those matches towards the end of the season where there is nothing at stake. Manchester City claimed their Premier League title earlier this week when Manchester United lost against Leicester City. Newcastle United are safe for relegation after an impressive run over the last two months. One match that has an importance in the upcoming weekend is the FA Cup final between Chelsea and Leicester City. In this article we look into this exciting final.
Chelsea’s road to the final
Chelsea has a strange season so far. They started the season with Frank Lampard as a manager. The Chelsea legend struggled to get his team going. Halfway the season Thomas Tüchel took over his job and now they are in the FA Cup final and the Champions League final. Now it’s up to the German manager and his players to get the silverware back to Stamford Bridge. It’s their second consecutive FA Cup final, after losing 2-1 to Arsenal last year. This year they beat Morecambe (4-0), Luton Town (3-1), Barsnley (1-0), Sheffield United (2-0) and Manchester City (1-0) on their road to the final. Now it’s only Leicester City who can keep Chelsea from winning the trophy.
Leicester City’s road to the final
For the Foxes it’s going to be a very special match. They are the team with the most FA Cup final appaerances without winning the cup. They are the four times runners-up, but haven’t won the FA Cup yet. Now they’re back in the final fort he first time since 1969, it’s about time Leicester City finally wins the trophy. They had a good time beating Stoke City (4-0), Brentford (3-1), Brighton and Hove Albion (1-0), Manchester United (3-1) and Southampton (1-0) on their road to the final. Can they add Chelsea to this list and win the FA Cup?