We simulated Arsenal vs Chelsea to get a score prediction for FA Cup final

This year’s FA Cup final will be a traditional London derby, with Arsenal facing London rivals Chelsea in the biggest domestic cup competition at Wembley Stadium on Saturday.

The Gunners have some injury and selection issues ahead of the final, with Gabriel Martinelli, Calum Chambers, Bernd Leno, Pablo Mari and Shkodran Mustafi all due to miss the game through injury, Cedric Soares is cup-tied and there are big doubts over the availability of Mesut Ozil and Matteo Guendouzi.

For the Blues, N’Golo Kante is likely to feature after recovering through injury, but Billy Gilmour will miss the game.

So, what lineup will Mikel Arteta and Frank Lampard go with? And, what will the final score be in the FA Cup final on Saturday?

We used FIFA 20 to have a bit of fun and get a score prediction ahead of the upcoming FA Cup final between Arsenal and Chelsea.

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Arsenal vs Chelsea FA Cup final score predicted using FIFA 20

To set up this simulation, we used kick-off mode within FIFA 20 but didn’t select a team to control; we then selected the teams and watched the match play out by itself.

The AI difficulty was set to legendary, with the line-up updated with the latest transfers, injuries and suspensions.

We predict that Arsenal could set up in a 3-4-3/5-3-2 formation, with their lineup as follows: Martinez; Holding, Luiz, Tierney; Maitland-Niles, Ceballos, Xhaka, Saka; Pepe, Lacazette, Aubameyang.

We predict that Chelsea could set up in a 3-4-3/5-2-3 formation, with the lineup as follows: Caballero; Azpilicueta, Zouma, Rudiger; James, Kovacic, Kante, Alonso; Mount, Giroud, Pulisic.

FIFA 20 predicts that Arsenal will dominate the first-half of this game in terms of possession, with Arteta’s side seeing plenty of the ball, but the Gunners had no penetration and Chelsea were left largely untroubled.

In fact, the nerves seemed to get the better of both sides,…