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Chelsea set up FA Cup final with Arsenal after beating Man Utd



Chelsea defeated Manchester United 3-1 in their English FA Cup semifinal to set up a final showdown with city rivals Arsenal.

It was a nightmare performance for goalkeeper David de Gea as he gifted the Blues two goal at either side of halftime.

Olivier Giroud flicked in a first-half stoppage-time opener to put Chelsea ahead before Mason Mount scored a 20-yard shot into the net moments after the restart.

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Captain Harry Maguire diverted Marcos Alonso’s cross into his own net at the near post with 16 minutes left, as Chelsea were cruising to victory.

Bruno Fernandes pulled a goal back from the penalty spot late on after Callum Hudson-Odoi fouled Anthony Martial but it could not save the Ole Gunner Solskjaer side.

Frank Lampard’s charges ended Manchester United’s 19-game unbeaten run to reach the final of the FA Cup.

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