Europa League 2019 final: Advantage Gunners

Arsenal players attending a training session at the Baku Olympic Stadium in Azerbaijan, on May 28, 2019.
Arsenal players attending a training session at the Baku Olympic Stadium in Azerbaijan, on May 28, 2019.PHOTO: EPA-EFE

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Flashback to the second week of the last Premier League season and Chelsea had beaten Arsenal 3-2.

Had the scoreline been reversed then, it would be the Gunners already guaranteed of Champions League football and the Blues looking to save their season in the Europa League final today.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 29, 2019, with the headline 'Advantage Gunners'. Print Edition | Subscribe