As the final is the culmination of the 21/2 season after the competition was suspended due to Covid, either Arsenal or Chelsea could win the FA Cup twice in a single season.
45,000 fans bought tickets to witness the event to coincide with the 100th anniversary of women’s football being banned in the UK. It was restored in 1971.
Chelsea manager Emma Hayes note appointment Before the game, said: “Getting the game to happen on a pivotal day in the women’s football calendar is crucial and should serve as a reminder that this game will not be banned again, ever.
“It’s only going to grow and get better and this weekend’s game is about all the people who have made sure that women’s football is a permanent fixture in every woman’s life.”
But how can fans watch it? Here’s everything you need to know about the final.
The final will begin at 2pm on Sunday, December 5 at Wembley Stadium.
How can I watch?
The match will be available to watch on BBC One with coverage starting at 1:30pm. Fans will also be able to stream the game on BBC iPlayer.
As for Arsenal, they will be without World Cup winner Tobin Heath and England star Leah Williamson due to injury.
As for Chelsea, Pernille Harder and Aniek Nouwen will return from injury and Sam Kerr will be available despite not being able to train due to international obligations. And although Maren Mjelde is not injured, she is not expected to appear as she is still building back fitness from a long-term injury.
Arsenal: Zinsberger, Maritz, Wubben-Moy, Beattie, Catley; Maanum, Walti, Little; Mead, Miedema, McCabe
Chelsea: Berger; Bright, Carter, Eriksson; Cuthbert, Leupolz, Ji, Reiten; Kirby, Kerr, Harder
Arsenal – 9/4
Draw – 5/2
Chelsea – 20/23
These fixtures are always close together and are difficult to call. Both sides are capable of winning with each team’s excellent form this season but with momentum and faith built in Arsenal, this season they just need to win. Jonas Eidevall is doing a great job and has brought out the best in his players and he will be rewarded with a trophy. Arsenal 2-1 Chelsea.
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