Arsenal have qualified for the FA Cup final after they saw off a challenge from Manchester City in the semi-final on Sunday.

It was a battle of tactics as Arsene Wenger got the better of his counterpart Pep Guardiola in the keenly contested encounter – his eight FA Cup final in 21 years.

Wenger still has a long way to go to appease the Arsenal fans as there is still the risk of not making Champions League next term. However, an FA Cup victory would do something to lubricate the friction.

On a similar note, it is more woes for Guardiola who enjoyed successes at Barcelona and Bayern Munich. His move to the Etihad came with much fanfare but he has failed to live up to expectations in his debut season. He started with ten straight victories in all competitions but he has faltered, lying in third place in the league, aside losses in the Champions League, EFL Cup, and now the FA Cup.

This is the first time the Spaniard would end a term without a trophy in his managerial career. They were the favourites ahead of the Arsenal clash, particularly with their opponent having a poor run. Arsenal were in their fighting gloves as they battled City at Wembley. Continue reading ARSENAL MAKE FA CUP FINAL