Chelsea and Arsenal will meet in Azerbaijan’s capitol Baku on Wednesday 29th May in the final of Europa League. This is the first ever all English final of the competition and Chelsea will have the chance of repeating their triumph from 2013 when they beat Benfica in the showdown. The Blues went past the likes of Malmo, Dynamo Kyiv, Slavia Prague and Eintracht Frankfurt in the on their way to the final. This will be the first European final for Arsenal since their loss to Barcelona in the Champions League final in 2006. The Gunners’ last continental victory dates back to 1994 when they defeated Zaragoza to lift the European Cup Winners Cup. The Reds from London saw off BATE, Rennes, Napoli and Valencia on their way to the final in Baku.
Chelsea vs Arsenal Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|Chelsea||Loss||8 W/ 7 D/ 5 L||0 W/ 0 D/ 0 L|
|Arsenal||Win||5 W/ 7 D/ 8 L||0 W/ 0 D/ 0 L|
Last game between the teams: 19.01.2019 Arsenal – Chelsea 2:0; Alexandre Lacazette 14′, Laurent Koscielny 39′
Last game at this venue: The game will be held on a neutral venue in Azerbaijan’s capitol Baku.
Worth mentioning: Arsenal won the previous H2H meeting by beating their city rivals by 2:0. Chelsea have just one triumph in the last eight meetings, with whopping five of those encounters finishing in draws after the regular ninety minutes and also none of the visiting sides were able to win any of these matches. Two of the previous five games between the sides produced over 2,5 goals, while three witnessed goals at both ends.
Chelsea vs Arsenal Stats
|As of 25.05||Last game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|Chelsea||Win||4 W/ 5 D/ 1 L||3 W/ 2 D/ 0 L|
|Arsenal||Win||6 W/ 1 D/ 3 L||3 W/ 0 D/ 2 L|
Last game Chelsea: 16.05.2019 New England Revolution – Chelsea 0:3; Ross Barkley 3′, 62′, Olivier Giroud 29′
Last game Arsenal: 12.05.2019 Burnley – Arsenal 1:3; Ashley Barnes 65′; Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang 52′, 63′, Edward Nketiah 90′
Top performers Chelsea: Eden Hazard 16 goals 15 assists, Olivier Giroud 12 goals 4 assists, Pedro Rodriguez 12 goals 2 assists.
Top performers Arsenal: Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang 31 goals 5 assists, Alexandre Lacazette 18 goals 8 assists, Aaron Ramsey 6 goals 6 assists.
|Last 10 games||GF : GA||Over 2,5 goals||BTTS||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: Chelsea are unbeaten in their last eight matches across all competitions. The team had a friendly game with MLS outfit New England Revolution on 16th of May to keep their match sharpness on high levels. The Blues managed to keep clean sheets in three of their last four outings, but scored more than a goal just twice in their last six matches.
Arsenal opted not to be involved in an exhibition game before the final and their last game remains the victory over Burnley in the last round of the Premier League. The team is unbeaten in their last four outings and recorded three victories in the process. All of those matches witnessed goals at both ends, only the wins featured over 2,5 goals.
Chelsea vs Arsenal News
Missing players Chelsea: Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Antonio Rudiger, Callum Hudson-Odoi, Marco van Ginkel and Daniel Drinkwater.
Missing players Arsenal: Denis Suarez, Hector Bellerin, Rob Holding and Aaron Ramsey are out injured.
Chelsea vs Arsenal Predictions
Both teams to score & over 2,5 goals – 2.20 @ bet365