FC Arsenal Win 2014 FA Cup
The Gunners won a record equalizing 11th FA Cup in a thrilling FA Cup Final clash at “Wembley Stadium.
Arsenal defeated Hull City 3-2 with goals from Santi Cazorla, Laurent Kosieiny, and Aaron Ramsey.
Early in the match Hull City recorded goals from James Chester and captain Curtis Davies, giving Steve Bruce’s side the lead in just eight minutes.
Arsenal were clearly the favorites to win, just as the previous year Manchester City was expected to win.
But Hull City were determined to win the cup clash and fought hard to keep control.
With high-pressure on Arsenal, Cazorla finally got the Gunners into the game at 17 minutes. Koscieiny equalized at 71 minutes and Aaron Ramsay scored the winner late in stoppage time.
FA Cup 2014 Squads & Stats
Arsenal 21 Lukasz Fabianski; 3 Bacary Sagna, 4 Per Mertesacker, 6 Laurent Koscielny, 28 Kieran Gibbs; 8 Mikel Arteta (c), 16 Aaron Ramsey; 19 Santi Cazorla, 11 Mesut Ozil, 9 Lukas Podolski; 12 Olivier Giroud.
Substitutes: 22 Yaya Sanogo on for Podolski 61, 7 Tomas Rosicky for Cazorla 105, 10 Jack Wilshere for Ozil 105.
Substitutes not used: 1 Wojciech Szczesny, 5 Thomas Vermaelen, 17 Nacho Monreal, 20 Mathieu Flamini.
Goals: Cazorla 17, Koscielny 71. Aaron Ramsay
Manager: Arsene Wenger.
Hull City Allan McGregor; 27 Ahmed Elmohamady, 5 James Chester, 4 Alex Bruce, 6 Curtis Davies (c), 2 Liam Rosenior; 14 Jake Livermore, 8 Tom Huddlestone, 7 David Meyler; 29 Stephen Quinn; 12 Matty Fryatt.
Substitutes: 15 Paul McShane on for Bruce 67, 24 Sone Aluko on for Quinn 75, 17 George Boyd on for Rosenior 102.
Substitutes not used: 22 Steve Harper, 3 Maynor Figueroa, 10 Robert Koren, 20 Yannick Sagbo.
Goals: Chester 4, Davies 8.