Arsenal booked themselves a final date with Manchester City in the upcoming Carabao Cup final as Arsene Wenger side defeated their London rival, Chelsea at Emirates this midweek.
Drawing 0-0 in their first match both teams were determined in taking maximum result as it will get them into that final spot and potential first trophy collection this season.
The visitor actually had a brighter start as they got in front after just seven minutes of play through their Belgium star, Eden Hazard.
However, that lead was canceled out rather soon as five minutes later it was 1-1 with Gunners scoring thanks to an own goal from Antonio Rudiger.
After a stalemate first 45 minutes, it was Wenger’s men that turned things around as Granit Xhaka scored on the hour mark to give maximum result for his side as their opponent failed to get at least an equalizing goal.
A positive result indeed for Gunners as they shown their ability to beat such strong outfit even after the departure of an important player such as Alexis Sanchez.
With Manchester City as their potential opponent, another difficult task awaits Wenger as despite not being considered a major trophy in England, winning Carabao Cup after defeating the current league leader can certainly bring many positives.