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Arsenal Beat Chelsea 2-1 To Set Up League Cup Final Against Man City

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Arsenal came from behind to beat Chelsea 2-1 in the second leg of the EFL Cup semi-final on Wednesday.

Granit Xhaka secured Arsenal a place at Wembley in the Carabao Cup Final

A goalless first leg left it all to play for at the Emirates Stadium and things were off to a rocky start for the Gunners when Eden Hazard put Chelsea in front after just seven minutes.

Arsenal grabbed a fortunate equalizer five minutes later when Nacho Monreal’s header from a corner deflected off both Marcos Alonso and Antonio Ruediger past the helpless Willy Caballero.

Xhaka scored the winner on the hour mark as the Gunners came back from behind to defeat Chelsea

Ruediger was unlucky once again as the Gunners took the lead on the hour. Alexandre Lacazette’s cross from the right hit the Chelsea defender and went straight towards Xhaka, who poked it past Caballero.

Hazard broke the deadlock to fire the Blues ahead at the Emirates

Arsenal will face Manchester City at Wembley Stadium on February 25.

It will be their eighth appearance in the final and their first since losing to Birmingham City in 2011.

Nacho Monreal helped to get Arsenal on level terms moments after the opener

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