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2018 FA Cup Final: Team News, Betting Odds & Live Streaming

Nemanja Lazarevic in Betting Promotions 17 May 2018


As the 2016/2017 Premier League champions Chelsea finished the 2017/2018 league campaign outside of the top 4 positions, they will have an extra motive to defeat Manchester United in the second successive FA Cup final, having lost to Arsenal in the previous edition of the competition. 

The Red Devils, on the other hand, have enjoyed a promising season, finishing as Premiership runners up, and they arrive at Wembley hoping to lift their 13th FA Cup title, winning the last of those two years ago.

Team News

David Luiz and Ethan Ampadu miss out through injury for Chelsea, but under-pressure manager Antonio Conte has no other selection worries.

Jose Mourinho, on the other hand, has received a major boost as Romelu Lukaku recovered from an ankle problem, although Anthony Martial and Marouane Fellaini are both rated doubtful.

Betting Odds

The two sides are pretty evenly matched as far as online bookmakers are concerned, with bet365 paying 19/10 on Chelsea to win in ninety minutes and 17/10 on Man Utd to triumph in regular time. 

Draw also looks an attractive proposition at 11/5, whereas the price on the match to be decided in extra time is 5/1.

Fit-again Romelu Lukaku can be backed at 11/2 to score the first goal, whereas Eden Hazard is 9/2 to beat him to it. 

Live Streaming

If you sign up with bet365 through this link, you will not only have access to competitive prices and over 140 markets on the big match but also free-of-charge Chelsea vs Manchester United live stream, available to customers from the UK and across the globe with funded accounts and those who have placed a bet in the last 24 hours. The live stream is only blocked in Singapore and the USA. 

If you are the fan of live betting, then watching the game via bet365’s live stream service can be a great way to be close to the action and at the same time be just a click away from placing your in-play wagers. 


Nemanja Lazarevic

Working as editor-in-chief at, Nemanja Lazarevic is responsible for organising and managing the team of writers to ensure the content produced on the site meets high industry standards and remains interesting to our readers. As our go-to guy for the football transfer news, he uses an extensive experience in the industry to dig up latest transfer stories from local sources.



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