Arsenal vs Aston Villa: Was this the most one-sided FA Cup final ever?

The Gunners completely dominated their fellow Premier League team

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Aston Villa were completely outplayed by Arsenal in a match that many hoped could prove to be something of a classic.

Two teams with great support and a history to back it up had set the scene for a real contest.

But in the end, Arsenal were just much better.

When Arsenal lifted the cup last year with victory over Hull City, a team arguably thought of as inferior to the current Aston Villa outfit, the Gunners needed extra-time before winning 3-2.

But they never really looked likely to be troubled by Tim Sherwood's side once the match got started at Wembley. And when Theo Walcott finally found the breakthrough after a few missed chances, it was only ever going to be a win for Arsene Wenger's team.

That stat that really mattered was the scoreline - one that ended 4-0 in Arsenal's favour thanks to goals from Walcott, Alexis Sanchez, Per Mertesacker and Olivier Giroud.

But as the rest of these stats show, there was only ever one team in it...

Shots: Arsenal 15 Aston Villa 2

Dribbles: Arsenal 16 Aston Villa 9

Corners: Arsenal 8 Aston Villa 0

Fouls: Arsenal 9 Aston Villa 15

Bookings: Arsenal 0 Aston Villa 5

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