In his first FA Cup final appearance, U.S. men's national team star Christian Pulisic opened up the scoring with an early goal for Chelsea.
With an assist from Olivier Giroud, Pulisic sent the shot sailing from the center of the box to the bottom left corner of the net to give Chelsea a 1–0 lead over Arsenal within the first five minutes.
The 21-year-old is the youngest scorer in a FA Cup final since Cristiano Ronaldo scored in Manchester United's 3–0 victory over Millwall in 2004. Ronaldo was only 19 years old at the time. Pulisic also became the first U.