40 - Sergio Ramos has scored more goals than any other defender in the last 10 seasons. Colossus. http://t.co/l76ch1dRg3 4 hours ago

3 - Arsenal have won the FA Cup on the previous 3 occasions they've beaten a lower league side in the semi final (1998, 2003, 2014). Charm. 5 hours ago

19 - @Arsenal have reached their 19th FA Cup final; more than any other team in the history of the competition. Celebrations. 5 hours ago

102 - This was the 102nd Premier League clean sheet that Chelsea have kept under Jose Mourinho (in 190 games). Solid. 6 hours ago

4 - This is the fourth FA Cup semi-final to go to extra time at the 'new' Wembley Stadium and the second to have involved Arsenal. Tight. 6 hours ago

1 - Arsenal have not lost an FA Cup game that they've scored the first goal in since April 2009 (1-2 v Chelsea). Grip. 7 hours ago

15 - Eden Hazard has had a hand in 15 goals (eight goals, seven assists) in his last 17 Premier League appearances. Wizard. 7 hours ago

7 - Arsenal have won their last seven competitive games that Alexis Sanchez has scored in. Expectation. 7 hours ago

8 - Eight different players have scored for Arsenal in the FA Cup this season, more than any other side. Spread. 8 hours ago

1973 - The last time Arsenal lost an FA Cup semi-final to a team from outside the top flight was in 1973 against Sunderland. History. 8 hours ago

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