Chelsea Pip United To Lift First FA Cup Since 2012
Chelsea cruised to victory defeating Machester United by a goal to nil to beat Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United in a crunchy FA Cup Final.
Antonio Conte’s men kept their calm to defend a slim lead after Eden Hazard had scored from the spot in the 22nd minute.
With the FA Cup seeming as a consolation for the Premier League title defender, Chelsea suffered another bad season, finishing 5th below Manchester City, Manchester United, Tottenham and Liverpool.
Chelsea’s win subjected Mourinho to his first final loss while in charge of an England club.
Phil Jones bundled Hazard who was through to goal off the ball. The referee pointed to the spot and Hazard did well to calmly slot home.
Alexis Sanchez found the back of the net but he was offside when he got the ball.
Chelsea maintained the lead to lift their eighth FA Cup and the first since 2012.