Todays coverage is LIVE from Wembley Stadium in north-west London for the 1997 FA Cup Final between Chelsea FC and Middlesbrough.
Middlesbrough find themselves in their first FA Cup Final after defeating Chesterfield 3-0 in their semi-final replay. Bryan Robson’s men will be hoping for redemption after falling short in the Coca-Cola Cup Final against Leicester City just one month ago.
The Blues brushed past Wimbledon at Highbury in their FA Cup semi-final affair with Mark Hughes and Gianfranco Zola on the scoresheet. Talisman Mark Hughes will hope to make the thousands of Chelsea fans in attendance leave Wembley happy after netting the third goal for Manchester United in Chelsea’s last FA Cup Final outing.Embed from Getty Images
CHELSEA FC LINE-UP
|11||Dennis Wise (c)|
|16||Roberto Di Matteo|
|5||Nigel Pearson (c)|
1′ – GOAL FOR CHELSEA: Dennis Wise wins the ball back in the midfield and lays off Roberto Di Matteo who bursts forwards in open space before unleashing a 30 yard swerving strike that smashes in off the crossbar!