A domestic double beckoned for the victor, with Chelsea finishing as FA Women's Super League champions, while City were looking to build on March's Carabao Cup triumph.
Despite the two sides winning the FA Cup in each of the last five seasons leading up to the latest showpiece, Gareth Taylor and Emma Hayes' sides were meeting each other in an FA Cup final for the very first time.
And in front of a Women's FA Cup record crowd of over 49,000 - they served up an absolute classic.
Could City claim FA Cup glory? CITY+ subscribers can find out by watching the entire 90 minutes from Wembley via the video above...
We are keeping the game's final result quiet in order to give fans who want to watch the full game without knowing the score in advance the chance to enjoy the re-run.
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