August 1, 2020: Arsenal beat Chelsea 2–1 in the FA Cup final, with captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang named Man of the Match. The club had a so-so regular season but caught fire during the FA Cup. The Gunners won six matches in a row to take the championship.
April 27, 2018: Alexandre Lacazette scored on a header against Atletico Madrid. It was Lacazette’s seventh goal in seven games after coming back from a knee injury.
April 20, 2018: Arsene Wenger announced he would retire after 21 years as the club’s manager.
April 1, 2018: 2018—Henrikh Mkhitaryan was voted Arsenal Player of the Month for the second time in a row. The Armenian midfielder was acquired from Manchester United earlier in the year in a swap for Alexis Sanchez.
February 3, 2018: Midfielder Aaron Ramsey scored three goals in a 5–1 victory over Everton. It was the first hat trick of his career.
August 6, 2017: Arsenal defeated Chelsea on penalty kicks in the Community Shield, the traditional season-opening match for English football. The match was tied 1––1, and Arsenal bested Chelsea 4–1 on penalty kicks.
May 27, 2017: Arsenal defeated Chelsea 2–1 to win the FA Cup final for a record 13th time. Alexis Sanchez and Aaron Ramsey scored for the Gunners. Ramsey’s header broke a 1–1 tie. Sanchez was named Man of the Match.