The Blues appeared on target to cap their home season with the primary trophy of their former captain’s managerial tenure when Christian Pulisic slotted the favourites into an early lead.
But Aubameyang drew the Gunners degree from the penalty spot simply earlier than the half hour mark after he had been hauled down within the field following a careless problem from Cesar Azpilicueta.
The Arsenal captain had been launched by a via ball from Kieran Tierney, simply as he had for the successful purpose in final month’s semi-final victory over Manchester City.
Aubameyang received the sport with one other brilliantly taken purpose halfway via the second interval after he had twisted Kurt Zouma inside and outside.
Lampard admitted the prolific striker, who reportedly tried to pressure via a transfer to Chelsea in January, was the distinction between the 2 groups on the day however was disillusioned his aspect did not comply with his recommendation.
‘I mean he scores two goals, one being a penalty,’ mentioned Lampard afterwards. ‘We have been very clear with the menace. Arsenal play long balls behind you. They play soccer as properly, however in addition they have a menace of a long ball behind you in that channel.
‘The irritating a part of the sport on the day is that once you present that so much to the players and work with it, we allowed them in simply.
‘He’s a top quality participant. The second purpose it’s the kind of pace and high quality of his degree in a participant who wins video games like this.
‘We didn’t play properly in the present day, however we had our possibilities. In a recreation like that, Aubameyang can end you off.’
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