FA Cup 2014 : Arsenal 3-2 Hull City
After a startling start to the 2014 FA Cup Final battle when Hull City’s James Chester and captain Curtis Davies scored the match’s two opening goals for Steve Bruce’s side leaving Gunners fans shell-shocked.
Arsenal rebounded with two goals to equalize from Santi Cazorla and Laurent Koscieiny and then the dramatic winning goal in extra time from Aaron Ramsey earned the victory at Wembley Stadium on Saturday 17 May 2014!
Favorites to win from the onset, after nine years Arsenal enjoyed their 11th FA Cup trophy, their fifth with Arsene Wenger as boss.
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.
Manager: Arsene Wenger.
Hull City Squad
1 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.
Bookings: Huddlestone, Meyler, Davies.
Manager: Steve Bruce
Referee: Lee Probert (Wiltshire FA).
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