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Man United 2-1 Man City (FA Cup)

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Manchester United have won the FA Cup for the 13th time, with only Arsenal (14) winning the competition on more occasions than the Red Devils.

Four teenagers have scored in an FA Cup final for Manchester United:

  • Norman Whiteside (1983) ◎
  • Cristiano Ronaldo (2004)◉
  • Alejandro Garnacho (2024)◉
  • Kobbie Mainoo (2024)

This is the first time two have scored in the same one.

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MOTM: Kobbie Mainoo.

Longest unbeaten runs across all competitions by English top-flight sides in the Premier League era:

  • 35 – Man City (2023-24)
  • 34 – Man Utd (1993-94)
  • 33 – Man Utd (1998-99)

Kobbie Mainoo (19y 36d) and Alejandro Garnacho (19y 329d), Manchester United are the first side since Millwall in 2004 to start at least two teenagers in an FA Cup final.

Most major domestic cups won in English football history:

  • 19 – Manchester United
  • 18 – Liverpool
  • 16 – Arsenal
  • 15 – Man City
  • 13 – Chelsea
  • 12 – Aston Villa
  • 12 – Tottenham

Finishing 8th this season, Manchester United are the lowest ranked team to win the FACup since Arsenal under Mikel Arteta in 2019-20 (also 8th).

Manchester City are the first holders of the men’s FA Cup to finish as runners-up in the following campaign since Manchester United in 2004-05.

Alejandro Garnacho is the third teenager to score an FA cup final goal for Man Utd after Norman Whiteside (1983 v Brighton) and Cristiano Ronaldo (2004 v Millwall).

Bruno Fernandes created 5 chances against Man City, more than Kevin De Bruyne, Phil Foden & Bernardo Silva managed combined (4).

This was Manchester City’s ninth major final in domestic and European cup competitions under Pep Guardiola (FA Cup, League Cup & UEFA Champions League) and just the second time they’ve failed to be crowned champions, also losing the 2021 UEFA Champions League final against Chelsea.

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