Giroud dismisses United as favourites for FA Cup

first_imgOlivier Giroud has dismissed suggestions that Manchester United are the favourites to beat Chelsea in Saturday’s FA Cup finalThe Blues striker was in the same position last season when his then club Arsenal faced off against his current employers.After Chelsea’s dominant Premier League campaign, they were considered the strong favourites against an Arsenal side that had failed to finish in the top four in the league table for the first time since 1996.However, it was the Gunners who emerged as the victors in a 2-1 win with Giroud’s cross allowing Aaron Ramsey to score the winning goal.“At Arsenal, we weren’t listening to the people writing us off. Chelsea had an amazing season winning the title and they were very strong but we knew that anything could happen in the final,” Giroud told the Evening Standard.harry maguire, manchester UnitedMaguire says United need to build on today’s win George Patchias – September 14, 2019 Harry Maguire wants his United teammates to build on the victory over Leicester City.During the summer, Harry Maguire was referred to as the ultimate…“We were confident at Wembley. Arsenal had won it two times [in three seasons] before and it was a special place for us. I remember I came on as a substitute and crossed the ball with my first touch to Aaron and he scored. It was a good comeback and I felt pleased to win it for the third time.“Now I am at Chelsea and I want to win the competition again.“I don’t agree with the people that are saying that Manchester United are favourites. It is 50-50.“Manchester United did well in the title race to finish runners-up but our games against them were equal. We won one and they won one. We know that we have the quality to win it.”last_img

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