The Dutchman was at the centre of everything. His goals drew him level with Dennis Bergkamp in the Arsenal scoring charts. And it seems a half-time speech also turned the outcome of the afternoon as Walcott hinted afterwards.
The England winger said: "This Cup means a lot to us because obviously we haven't won anything in a long time.
"Robin was reflecting that in the dressing room. We always believe we can win, especially at home, and we just went at them."