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MetiNews.Com - Chelsea must look at their own mistakes in the FA Cup Final rather than blaming any refereeing decisions for Arsenal's win, according to Cesar Azpilicueta.

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MetiNews.Com - Chelsea must look at their own mistakes in the FA Cup Final rather than blaming any refereeing decisions for Arsenal's win, according to Cesar Azpilicueta.

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02 August 2020 - 11:32

Breaking News ! Chelsea must look at their own mistakes in the FA Cup Final rather than blaming any refereeing decisions for Arsenal's win, according to Cesar Azpilicueta. Frank Lampard's Blues went ahead through Christian Pulisic, but Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang struck twice to seal a 2-1 comeback win for the Gunners. Azpilicueta hauled down Aubameyang in the box giving the Arsenal skipper the chance to equalise from the penalty spot. The Chelsea captain then limped off with a hamstring injury soon after and was followed into the Wembley treatment room by Pulisic soon after the interval. (PA) Aubameyang conjured up a world class finish to fire Arsenal ahead before Mateo Kovacic was sent off following two debatable yellow card offences. There was more controversy when referee Anthony Taylor and his assistants deemed that Arsenal goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez had not handled the ball outside of his area - with replays proving inconclusive. But Azpilicueta says Chelsea's loss does not lay at the feet of Taylor, who was also in charge when the same two sides met in the final in 2017 - a game which Arsenal also won 2-1 and where Chelsea were reduced to 10 men following Victor Moses' dismissal. Read more Some good news for Chelsea fans on Havertz after FA Cup final defeat Lampard addresses Pulisic injury blow ahead of Bayern Munich clash Chelsea denied key stepping stone in Lampard rebuild on day to forget 'Timo Werner is typing'- RB Leipzig taunt Chelsea after FA Cup defeat "A lot of times there were 50-50's (that went Arsenal's way) and we had the same in 2017 - but we have to look further than this," Azpilicueta told chelseafc.

. "We have to look at ourselves. We know two weeks ago when we played against Man United (in the semi-final), we really controlled it. "It's painful and a tough one to take. Obviously when you lose a final, it's always painful. In Pictures | Arsenal vs Chelsea, FA Cup Final 2020 63 show all In Pictures | Arsenal vs Chelsea, FA Cup Final 2020 1/63 POOL/AFP via Getty Images 2/63 POOL/AFP via Getty Images 3/63 PA 4/63 POOL/AFP via Getty Images 5/63 Getty Images 6/63 PA 7/63 Pool via REUTERS 8/63 Getty Images 9/63 Pool via REUTERS 10/63 Getty Images 11/63 Pool via REUTERS 12/63 POOL/AFP via Getty Images 13/63 AP 14/63 Getty Images 15/63 AP 16/63 Action Images via Reuters 17/63 AP 18/63 PA 19/63 POOL/AFP via Getty Images 20/63 Pool via REUTERS 21/63 Pool via REUTERS 22/63 AP 23/63 AP 24/63 Pool via REUTERS 25/63 Getty Images 26/63 POOL/AFP via Getty Images 27/63 AP 28/63 Action Images via Reuters 29/63 PA 30/63 PA 31/63 Getty Images 32/63 Pool via REUTERS 33/63 Getty Images 34/63 Getty Images 35/63 Getty Images 36/63 Getty Images 37/63 AP 38/63 POOL/AFP via Getty Images 39/63 AP 40/63 Action Images via Reuters 41/63 Getty Images 42/63 PA 43/63 Getty Images 44/63 POOL/AFP via Getty Images 45/63 Pool via REUTERS 46/63 Getty Images 47/63 PA 48/63 Getty Images 49/63 PA 50/63 Getty Images 51/63 Getty Images 52/63 Arsenal FC via Getty Images 53/63 Arsenal FC via Getty Images 54/63 Getty Images 55/63 Arsenal FC via Getty Images 56/63 Arsenal FC via Getty Images 57/63 Action Images via Reuters 58/63 Arsenal FC via Getty Images 59/63 Arsenal FC via Getty Images 60/63 Arsenal FC via Getty Images 61/63 Arsenal FC via Getty Images 62/63 AP 63/63 PA 1/63 POOL/AFP via Getty Images 2/63 POOL/AFP via Getty Images 3/63 PA 4/63 POOL/AFP via Getty Images 5/63 Getty Images 6/63 PA 7/63 Pool via REUTERS 8/63 Getty Images 9/63 Pool via REUTERS 10/63 Getty Images 11/63 Pool via REUTERS 12/63 POOL/AFP via Getty Images 13/63 AP 14/63 Getty Images 15/63 AP 16/63 Action Images via Reuters 17/63 AP 18/63 PA 19/63 POOL/AFP via Getty Images 20/63 Pool via REUTERS 21/63 Pool via REUTERS 22/63 AP 23/63 AP 24/63 Pool via REUTERS 25/63 Getty Images 26/63 POOL/AFP via Getty Images 27/63 AP 28/63 Action Images via Reuters 29/63 PA 30/63 PA 31/63 Getty Images 32/63 Pool via REUTERS 33/63 Getty Images 34/63 Getty Images 35/63 Getty Images 36/63 Getty Images 37/63 AP 38/63 POOL/AFP via Getty Images 39/63 AP 40/63 Action Images via Reuters 41/63 Getty Images 42/63 PA 43/63 Getty Images 44/63 POOL/AFP via Getty Images 45/63 Pool via REUTERS 46/63 Getty Images 47/63 PA 48/63 Getty Images 49/63 PA 50/63 Getty Images 51/63 Getty Images 52/63 Arsenal FC via Getty Images 53/63 Arsenal FC via Getty Images 54/63 Getty Images 55/63 Arsenal FC via Getty Images 56/63 Arsenal FC via Getty Images 57/63 Action Images via Reuters 58/63 Arsenal FC via Getty Images 59/63 Arsenal FC via Getty Images 60/63 Arsenal FC via Getty Images 61/63 Arsenal FC via Getty Images 62/63 AP 63/63 PA "We started the game well and scored an early goal which normally gives a confidence to build on but we didn't capitalise on it. "We dropped our level a little bit and we were punished." Additional reporting by PA.

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Uk news Azpilicueta: Chelsea were punished... but we are to blame, not the ref London news


Uk news Azpilicueta: Chelsea were punished... but we are to blame, not the ref London news


Uk news Azpilicueta: Chelsea were punished... but we are to blame, not the ref London news


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