Arsenal's Van Persie: The ball would just keep bouncing on Wembley pitch

Arsenal were angry with the state of the Wembley pitch for their FA Cup semifinal defeat to Chelsea.

Arsenal were angry with the state of the Wembley pitch for their FA Cup semifinal defeat to Chelsea.

Gunners boss Arsene Wenger insisted: “The pop concerts aren’t to blame. It was never good from the start.”

Gunners striker Robin Van Persie was also unhappy with the pitch.

He said: “When you get the ball at Wembley it’s just bouncing, bouncing.”