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Chelsea Olivier Giroud: "We dominated the game."


Olivier Giroud all smiles at Wembley [BBC Screen Shot]
Olivier Giroud all smiles at Wembley [BBC Screen Shot]

Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud delighted with how they "dominated the game" against Man Utd in the FA Cup.


Olivier Giroud admitted that he’ll love to lift another FA Cup after helping Frank Lampard’s Blues book a spot in the final of the Competition.


The France international opened the scoring in the first half of Chelsea’s FA Cup semi-final 3-1 win against Manchester United on Sunday before a second-half strike from Mason Mount and a Harry Maguire own goal helped the West London club get through to the final.


Bruno Fernandes scored a consolation goal with four minutes left to play but it counted for nothing against a ruthless Chelsea side at the Wembley Stadium.


The win means the Stamford Bridge club will play North London side Arsenal in the final.


French striker Olivier Giroud told BBC Sport: "I said to the boys I would love to win another one, it would be my fifth FA Cup and we are in another final. A big game against Arsenal which will be so special for me personally. We played very well and we want to finish in the top three in the Premier League now.


"We played three at the back, it's been a while since we did but we started very well. We had them under pressure and they didn't create much. We dominated the game."


Mason Mount added: "You always want to turn up in big games and I thought we did that today. We came in with extra motivation and it will be a massive final for us - we want to win trophies."


On his goal early in the second half, the 21-year-old added: "I tried to get it on target, anything can happen. It was maybe a bit fortunate to see it go in, it gave us room to express ourselves a bit more.


Mason Mount always wants to score goals. [BBC Screen Shot]
Mason Mount always wants to score goals. [BBC Screen Shot]

"I always want to score goals and create assists - it hasn't happened for a while but you're always looking to affect the game in different areas."


On the two Premier League matches left in the race for a Champions League spot, Mount said: "The gaffer just said we've got two massive finals before we're here again. We need that mindset to try and secure the top four."



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