Man City 1-2 Man United: FA Cup final 2024 result stuns Premier League champions

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First-half goals by Alejandro Garnacho and Kobbie Mainoo gave Manchester United a daze FA Cup last triumph complete Manchester City arsenic head Erik 10 Hag secured nan finest consequence of his reign successful what could beryllium his last lucifer successful charge.

United started nan crippled arsenic immense underdogs astatine nan extremity of an underwhelming play but their agleam commencement was rewarded pinch a touch of luck erstwhile City goalkeeper Stefan Ortega and defender Josko Gvardiol crossed wires, Garnacho nodding a gift of a 30th-minute opener into an quiet net.

With City’s defence successful amazingly obliging mood, a perceptive Bruno Fernandes walk recovered Mainoo unmarked wrong nan punishment area to expanse successful United’s 2nd six minutes earlier half-time.


The @ManUtd man capitalises connected a correction to onslaught first astatine Wembley! 🔴#EmiratesFACup

— Emirates FA Cup (@EmiratesFACup) May 25, 2024

Premier League champions City, who vanished 31 points supra United successful nan apical formation and had beaten them successful some erstwhile derbies this season, scored a precocious consolation erstwhile substitute Jeremy Doku’s debased changeable hit Andre Onana astatine nan goalkeeper’s adjacent post.

FA Cup last result: Rare alleviation for Ten Hag

On nan eve of an brushwood fewer had predicted them to win, galore reports had said Ten Hag would beryllium sacked sloppy of nan consequence astatine Wembley Stadium.

While this consequence whitethorn not redeem United’s underwhelming season, it will, astatine nan very least, travel to correspond an unexpectedly glorious swansong to nan Dutchman’s uneven 2 seasons successful complaint and gain them Uefa Europa League qualification for 2024/25.

Just look what it meant to Alejandro Garnacho ❤️#EmiratesFACup

— Emirates FA Cup (@EmiratesFACup) May 25, 2024

From nan off, Ten Hag’s players showed nan verve and condemnation they person truthful sorely lacked for overmuch of a miserable campaign, restricting City to a protector of their accustomed selves and a solitary effort connected target.

Marcus Rashford – smarting from his removal from England’s Uefa Euro 2024 training squad earlier successful nan week – would person put United 2-0 up earlier Mainoo did nan job, only for an offside emblem to thwart nan guardant erstwhile he had slotted successful arsenic portion of an awesome corporate attacking display.

City’s unbeaten 35-match tally successful normal clip near head Pep Guardiola successful an unfamiliar position astatine half-time, nan two-time FA Cup victor responding by sending connected Jeremy Doku and Manuel Akanji for Mateo Kovacic and Nathan Ake.

They won’t spell down without a conflict 💪

Jérémy Doku squeezes successful for @ManCity!#EmiratesFACup

— Emirates FA Cup (@EmiratesFACup) May 25, 2024

After apical scorer Erling Haaland smacked nan crossbar pinch an angled thrust 10 minutes aft nan interval, nan potent Julian Alvarez supplanted nan talismanic Kevin De Bruyne and Onana made an fantabulous prevention to thenar Kyle Walker’s thumping onslaught down astatine short notice.

Alvarez rolled a changeable wide of nan acold station from a one-on-one opportunity while United retained a palpable threat, Bruno Fernandes among those to frighten another.

Erling Haaland’s changeable crashes against nan crossbar 😯#EmiratesFACup

— Emirates FA Cup (@EmiratesFACup) May 25, 2024

Doku’s 87th-minute reply looked for illustration an effort Onana should person kept out, but nan 7 further minutes featured nary of nan precocious play pinch which Coventry City equalised against United successful nan 5th infinitesimal of second-half added clip connected their past travel to Wembley for nan semi-finals.

The caller leader of United’s shot operations, Sir Jim Ratcliffe, watched connected pinch legendary Red Devils head Sir Alex Ferguson arsenic Ten Hag won nan first trophy of nan businessman’s co-ownership of nan club. If this proves his send-off, Ten Hag will ruefully wonderment why his players truthful seldom produced performances of this class.

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