It is FA Cup final day, although this year will be a bit different to the years gone by.

The break in the season due to the Coronavirus pandemic has caused a unique campaign, finished in front of no fans. And it will be the same at Wembley Stadium this afternoon.

Despite there being no supporters inside the stadium, fans will be watching on with just as much excitement as Arsenal and Chelsea face off to lift the prestigious silverware.

Having confirmed their place in the Champions League next season, Chelsea will be looking to top off a successful season by lifting the FA Cup.

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On the other hand, Arsenal will also be looking at the European qualification that comes with the trophy, having finished the season in eighth place in the Premier League table.

Here is everything you need to know about the 2020 FA Cup final.

When is the game?

The match takes place on Saturday, August 1 with kick off at 5:30 pm.

The game is being played at Wembley Stadium.

Is it on TV?

Yes, the FA Cup final was one of the first ever games shown live on TV and it will be no different this year.

There is a choice as to where to watch the game, with it being shown by both BBC and BT.

Coverage on BT Sport 1 starts at 4:15 pm while the build-up to the game on BBC One starts at 4:30 pm.

BT Sport customers will be able to watch the game via the BT Sport app, and the game will also be available to stream live on BBC iplayer.

Team news

Arsenal will be without Gabriel Martinelli, Pablo Mari, Callum Chambers and Shkodran Mustafi for the game due to long-term injuries.

Goalkeeper Bernd Leno was expected to return to full training this week, but the final may come a bit too soon for the player.

Hector Bellerin has returned to training after being left out of the squad vs Watford and should be available for Mikel Arteta.

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Mesut Ozil will not be available for selection, with the club giving the midfielder permission to travel to Turkey.

Chelsea have been handed a major boost with Frank Lampard confirming that both N’Golo Kante and Willian will be fit and available to play in the game.

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Kante has missed the last few weeks with a hamstring problem, while Willian was left out of the squad for the final Premier League game of the season against Wolves.

However, Ruben Loftus-Cheek has had an injury set-back meaning that he will miss the match.

Midfielder Billy Gilmour will also miss the match after undergoing surgery on a knee injury.

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