11 - Arsenal have scored 11 times against Villa this season and are yet to concede. Domination. 29 minutes ago

2 - Alexis Sanchez is only the second Chilean to score in the FA Cup final after George Robledo for Newcastle v Arsenal in 1952. History. 41 minutes ago

36 - Alexis Sánchez has been involved in 36 goals this season for Arsenal (all comps), a club-high since Van Persie in 2011/12 (46). Class. 1 hours ago

36 - Alexis Sanchez has had a hand in 36 goals (24 goals/12 assists) in all comps this season, 14 more than any other Arsenal player. Leader 1 hours ago

7 - Theo Walcott has scored seven goals in seven starts for Arsenal this season. Guarantee. 1 hours ago

11 - Olivier Giroud has scored seven goals and assisted four more in his 13 FA Cup appearances. Benched. 2 hours ago

A - 2015 is the sixth FA Cup final to be contested by two teams beginning with the same letter & the first since 2004. Alphabet. 3 hours ago

5 - Only George Ramsay (6 with Aston Villa) has won the FA Cup as a manager more times than Arsene Wenger (5). Target. 6 hours ago

3 - Aston Villa have won 3 and lost 22 of their last 34 matches in all competitions against Arsenal (W3 D9 L22). Abided. 29 May

1 - All eight FA Cup finals at the new Wembley have been won by a one goal margin. Tight. 29 May

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