⚽️ The waiting is over for the Vitality Women’s FA Cup Final 2022 as Chelsea and Manchester City go head-to-head at Wembley Stadium.
NEWSFLASH: CONGRATULATIONS to cup holders Chelsea who beat Manchester City 3-2 in the 2022 Women’s FA Cup final in front of a crowd of 49,094 at Wembley Stadium. The match went into extra time before Sam Kerr hit the winner to give the Blues a league and cup double for the 2021/2022 season, to follow up their domestic treble in 2020/2021.
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Stand by for one of the showpiece matches on the domestic football calendar this afternoon at the national stadium known as the ‘Home of Football’. A packed house is expected for the Women’s FA Cup final with some precious silverware on the line.
Cup holders Chelsea are back at Wembley after their victory over Arsenal in the 2020/2021 final – the 50th anniversary of the competition – which was delayed until December 2021 due to Covid-19. The Blues securing a first domestic treble in front of 40,942 fans at Wembley courtesy of a 3-0 victory sealed by a Sam Kerr double.
Chelsea made it through to this year’s final after they defeated London rivals Arsenal once again, this time at the semi-final stage. Guro Reiten and Ji So-yun got the goals for Emma Hayes’ side in a 2-0 victory at Meadow Park.
The Blues have a domestic double in their sights this afternoon having recently wrapped up a third WSL title in a row, coming from behind to beat Manchester United 4-2 on the final day of the season to finish top of the table one point ahead of arch rivals Arsenal.
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Looking to prevent Chelsea from making it back-to-back FA Cup victories are Manchester City, who cruised into the final courtesy of an impressive 4-1 away win over West Ham United in their last four encounter. City, who won the competition in 2020, booked their place courtesy of goals from Ellen White, Chloe Kelly and a double from Lauren Hemp.
City have already tasted silverware success this season, winning the first domestic trophy of the season – the Women’s Continental League Cup – at Cherry Red Records Stadium in early March. City met today’s opponents Chelsea in the final and won 3-1, Caroline Weir’s goal ten minutes from time securing City’s victory over the title holders.
Which team will prevail and win the 51st edition of this famous trophy on the hallowed Wembley turf? All roads lead to Wembley Stadium for the 2022 Women’s FA Cup final to find out!
⚽️ Kick-off is at 2.30pm.
🎟️ Tickets for the Women’s FA Cup final are off-sale.
🚊🚗 Travel tips: Using public transport is advised. Wembley Park tube in Zone 4 can be easily reached from Baker Street via the Metropolitan Line (just two stops) and Jubilee Line. Wembley Stadium station is nine minutes from London Marylebone via the Chiltern Line. Use the Wembley Stadium Sofa to Seat tool below to explore travel options.
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