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FA Cup Final Opta Stats: Arsenal v Chelsea

Will Antonio Conte be smiling after Chelsea's match with Arsenal?
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It's a London derby in the FA Cup final as Arsenal take on Chelsea. Opta presents the tale of the tape.

"Antonio Conte could become the fifth Italian manager to win the FA Cup, with three of the previous four achieving this at Chelsea (Vialli 2000, Ancelotti 2010, Mancini 2011 and Di Matteo 2012)."

Chelsea are [1.81] to win in 90 minutes.

This will be the second FA Cup final contested between Arsenal and Chelsea. The Gunners triumphed in the 2002 FA Cup Final in Cardiff 2-0, with goals from Ray Parlour and Freddie Ljungberg. Arsenal are [5.0] to win in 90 minutes.

A win for Arsenal would see them claim their 13th trophy, moving them one ahead of Manchester United on 12. The Gunners are [3.45] to lift the cup.

If Chelsea were to win, it would move them to eight FA Cup trophies alongside Tottenham (third overall). Chelsea are [1.39] to win the FA Cup and complete the Double.

Arsene Wenger could win his third FA Cup in four seasons by beating Chelsea. Should his team lift the trophy, he would be set a record for most FA Cup wins as a manager (7, currently on 6 with George Ramsay). Arsenal are [3.7] in the Draw No Bet market.

Antonio Conte could become the fifth Italian manager to win the FA Cup, with three of the previous four achieving this at Chelsea (Vialli 2000, Ancelotti 2010, Mancini 2011 and Di Matteo 2012). Chelsea are [1.81] to win in 90 minutes.

Chelsea haven't lost any of their last four FA Cup Finals, all of which have been contested at Wembley (2007, 2009, 2010 and 2012). They are [3.0] to win half-time/full-time.

The eventual top-flight champions have also gone on to win the FA Cup on 11 of the 18 occasions they've played in the final, most recently Chelsea in 2010. The last team to fail to win the double having reached the final was Manchester United in 2007. A draw half-time/Chelsea full-time double result is [5.0].

This is Arsenal's 20th FA Cup final appearance, the most in history. They haven't lost any of their last five FA Cup Finals since losing to Liverpool in 2001. You can back them at [2.2] in the Double Chance market.

Pedro has scored four times and assisted another two Chelsea goals en route to the FA Cup Final. A Spaniard has scored in the FA Cup final in two of the last three years (Santi Cazorla 2014 and Juan Mata 2016). Pedro is [3.75] to score.

Alexis Sanchez has been involved in 44 goals in 50 appearances for Arsenal so far in 2016-17 (29 goals, 15 assists). Sanchez is [3.75] to find the net.

Dan Fitch 2016/17 Season P/L

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Returned: 526.30 pts
P/L: +3.30 pts

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