Petr Cech injury hands David Ospina surprise FA Cup final start for Arsenal

• Cech devasted after suffering setback in training
• Ospina started in first three rounds of competition

Petr Cech has been ruled out of the FA Cup final for Arsenal against Chelsea on Saturday with a slight injury, meaning Arsène Wenger will start with David Ospina in goal. Cech is devastated by the setback, which he suffered in training, particularly as Wenger was ready to give him the nod against his former club.

Wenger has had to mix and match at the back in the face of a selection crisis and he will ask Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, who is fit again after hamstring trouble, to step in at left wing-back in his 3-4-2-1 formation. Hector Bellerin will continue at right wing-back. The left-back, Kieran Gibbs, has been struggling with a thigh problem.

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