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Manchester City vs Manchester United FA Cup 2023-24 Final Highlights | The Red Devils win the FA Cup by defeating Man City 2-1 and qualify for Europe next season

Garnacho and Mainoo's first-half goals were enough for the Red Devils to win their 13th FA Cup title. Man United beat Man City 2-1 at Wembley to win the trophy and qualify for Europe next season.

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Manchester City vs Manchester United: United wins their 13th FA Cup title

Manchester United wins their 13th FA Cup title | Image: Getty

Manchester United beat their arch-rivals Manchester City by 2-1 to lift their 13th FA Cup title. The Premier League 2023-24 Champions couldn't beat the Red Devils to do the domestic double. Garnacho and Mainoo's first-half goals were enough for Man United to win the trophy. Jeremy Doku did score a late goal in the second half but United held on and ultimately came up with the victory. Manchester City dominated the possession and took more shots but those were not enough. Erik Ten Hag won the Carabao Cup last season with Manchester United and now has led the side to the FA Cup title.

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Manchester United are the FA Cup 2023-24 Champion

Manchester City vs Manchester United: Manchester United are the FA Cup 2023-24 Champions
Manchester United are the FA Cup 2023-24 Champions | Image: Reuters

Ten Hag was reportedly set to be sacked regardless of the result at Wembley after a terrible campaign that even he described as “terrible” this week. But now United may be having second thoughts after Ten Hag’s tactical masterclass against City in the FA Cup 2023-24 final.

Pep Guardiola's side was the hot favourite to win a second successive Premier League and FA Cup double. But, Ten Hag found a way to stop City as first-half goals from Alejandro Garnacho and Kobbie Mainoo put United in front to win the FA Cup for the first time in eight years. Garnacho (19-year-old) was the first teenager to score in the FA Cup final since Cristiano Ronaldo scored in 2004 against Millwall. Just nine minutes later, the 19-year-old Mainoo punished City's defence to extend his side's lead.

Jeremy Doku scored one for his side in the 87th minute but it was too late to make a comeback. Last weekend, City became the first team to win the Premier League in four consecutive seasons. Guardiola’s men weren't looking sharp while United played their best football. Their defence remained compact, credit to Varane and Lisandro's deadly pairing. United will play Europa League next season while Chelsea have to feature in the Conference League.

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  • May 25, 2024 21:59 IST
    For sure, they are in the history books



  • May 25, 2024 21:58 IST
    1 x Carabao Cup ; 1 x FA Cup in two seasons with Manchester United



  • May 25, 2024 21:56 IST
    The United fans are going to see this clip over and over again



  • May 25, 2024 21:56 IST
    Manchester United wins the FA Cup for the record 13th time

    Captain Fantastic lifts the title



  • May 25, 2024 21:53 IST
    The skipper lifts the trophy



  • May 25, 2024 21:51 IST
    Presenting you the Winner of the FA Cup 2023-24



  • May 25, 2024 21:50 IST
    The Red Devils avenged their arch-rivals at the same stage | What a rivalry!



  • May 25, 2024 21:48 IST
    What a beautiful moment!



  • May 25, 2024 21:47 IST
    What it means for Manchester United



  • May 25, 2024 21:34 IST
    Full Time at Wembley | Manchester United are the FA Cup Winners | Final Score: MCI 1-2 MNU

    The referee blows the full-time whistle and ends 2-1 in favour of Manchester United at Wembley. What a brilliant final that was! Man United win the FA Cup for the first time since the 2015-16 season. Erik Ten Hag and his side brilliantly ended the season and will play in the UEFA Europa League next season.



  • May 25, 2024 21:27 IST
    Hojlund wins the free kick in an important moment | 90+7'

    Brilliant run from Hojlund and Alvarez brings him down. It's probably the victory for Manchester United.



  • May 25, 2024 21:23 IST
    Substitution for Manchester United | 90+3'

    MUN subs: IN- Mount, Lindelof; OUT- McTominay, Garnacho 



  • May 25, 2024 21:20 IST
    Manchester City 1-2 Manchester United | 90'

    Seven minutes added at the end of the second half.



  • May 25, 2024 21:16 IST
    Doku puts one back for Manchester City | What a time to score! | 87'

    Doku gets the ball and shoots toward Onana's near post. The ball somehow manages to go inside the net after a touch from Onana. City are back in the game and it will worry Ten Hag.



  • May 25, 2024 21:15 IST
    Free Kick for Manchester City | 86'

    Ambrabat brings down Foden and it's another free kick for City.



  • May 25, 2024 21:10 IST
    Free Kick for Manchester United | 81'

    Hojlund wins a free kick at a dangerous position for United. Bruno takes a shot from the free kick but Ortega collects it comfortably.



  • May 25, 2024 21:09 IST
    Free Kick for Manchester City | 79'

    Doku is down from a push from Amrabat and City have a freekick just outside United’s penalty area. It is a dangerous position. Foden takes the free kick and shoots straight at the wall.



  • May 25, 2024 21:08 IST
    Another brilliant save from Onana | 77'

    Walker takes a shot from distance once again and Onana saves it from going in. 



  • May 25, 2024 21:07 IST
    Penalty shout from the City players | 75'

    Mainoo tries to stop Haaland from getting to the ball from a City corner. Haaland goes down inside the box and there is another penalty shout from the City players. The replay shows that it's not enough to award a penalty.



  • May 25, 2024 21:03 IST
    Substitution for Manchester United | 73'

    MUN subs: IN- Hojlund, Evans; OUT- Rashford, Martinez



  • May 25, 2024 21:02 IST
    Injury | 72'

    Lisandro Martinez is down on the ground clutching his hamstring.



  • May 25, 2024 21:00 IST
    Good chance for Garnacho | 68'

    Garnacho gets inside the box and takes a shot at the near post. Ortega covers his near post well and makes the save. The ball goes out for a corner. Bruno takes the corner and tries to find late-arriving Varane in the box but nothing happens.



  • May 25, 2024 20:54 IST
    What a miss from Alvarez! | 64'

    Rodri provides a pass to Alvarez. The Argentinian goes behind the United defence and tries to slot the ball inside the far corner but it goes wide.



  • May 25, 2024 20:51 IST
    The effort goes wide | 61'

    Alvarez’s first shot is blocked but a deflection brings the ball back to him. He shoots it first time but it sails above the crossbar. 



  • May 25, 2024 20:49 IST
    What a shot from Walker and a brilliant save from Onana! | 59'

    Walker gets the ball outside the penalty area. He launches a powerful shot and Onana sees the ball late but makes an excellent save to send the ball out for a corner.



  • May 25, 2024 20:47 IST
    Substitution for Manchester City | 57'

    Julian Alvarez replaces Kevin de Bruyne.



  • May 25, 2024 20:45 IST
    Haaland hits the crossbar | 55'

    Doku tries to create something and the ball falls to Haaland, who lashes a shot at the goal but the ball rattles the crossbar and comes back into play. 



  • May 25, 2024 20:40 IST
    What a brilliant start from MNU! | 50'

    Mainoo provides an excellent pass to Fernandes in the final third. Bruno tries to send in a through pass to the overlapping Rashford on the right but his pass is cut out by Stones.



  • May 25, 2024 20:35 IST
    Second half Kick Off

    The second half begins at Wembley.

    MCI subs: IN- Doku, Akanji; OUT- Kovacic, Ake



  • May 25, 2024 20:35 IST
    The perfect duo



  • May 25, 2024 20:33 IST
    Destined for Greatness



  • May 25, 2024 20:25 IST
    First half ends | Man City 0-2 Man United

    The referee blows the whistle and it's the end of the first half. Man City did dominate the possession but couldn't create anything to threaten United. Manchester United relied on counters and made the most out of that. Garnacho scored the opener after a mistake from Gvardiol and then Mainoo slotted in the second one after a superb pass from Bruno. United are leading by 2-0 after the end of the first half.

    Manchester City vs Manchester United: 18-year-old Kobe Mainoo scores in the FA Cup 2023-24 Final
    18-year-old Kobe Mainoo scores in the FA Cup 2023-24 Final | Image: X



  • May 25, 2024 20:18 IST
    Yellow Card for Mainoo | 45+1'

    Mainoo sees a yellow card late in the first half for a late challenge on De Bruyne.



  • May 25, 2024 20:12 IST
    Kobe Mainoo extends United's lead | 39' | What an assist from Bruno!

    Garnacho receives a long crossfield diagonal ball. He makes the run inside and passes the ball to Fernandes, who spots Mainoo’s run behind him and provides a stupendous pass to him. Mainoo keeps his calm and extends United's lead. What a moment for the 18-year-old!



  • May 25, 2024 20:11 IST
    What a moment for him!



  • May 25, 2024 20:10 IST
    Celebrations from the United fans



  • May 25, 2024 20:04 IST
    Manchester United are playing better football now | 32'

    Brilliant passing from United and they almost get the opportunity to extend their lead but the City defence remains compact this time to push United out.



  • May 25, 2024 20:03 IST
    Goal!!!! for Manchester United | Garnacho scores the opener | 30'

    It is a huge mistake from Gvardiol. A ball is played over the top inside the City half, and Garnacho times his run to perfection to get to the ball. Ortega comes out to help his defence but there is a miscommunication as Gvardiol’s header completely misses the City keeper. Garnacho reaches for the loose ball and slots it inside the net for United's opener. 



  • May 25, 2024 20:02 IST
    Good football from Man City | 27'

    City puts United under pressure with brilliant passing inside the final third. Rodri gets the ball and finds himself with time and space. He crosses low inside the box, hoping to find Haaland but the ball is cleared.



  • May 25, 2024 19:57 IST
    City almost concedes from a mistake | 21'

    Walker’s backpass wrongfoots Stone and United closes in. The City players are not able to clear the ball to safety and make another mistake. Bruno looks to close in and goes down. However, he does not appeal for a penalty. Kovacic wins the ball. City launches a counter at the other end, with Haaland leading the charge but the referee blows his whistle for a City freekick. Dalot brought Haaland down which looked like a fair tackle at first.



  • May 25, 2024 19:48 IST
    Good clearance from Varane | 15'

    De Bruyne sends a good cross inside the United box from a freekick but Varane is there to head the ball away to safety. 



  • May 25, 2024 19:43 IST
    Good save from Ortega | 9'

    McTominay gives the ball to Garnacho on the right side of the box. He takes a shot at goal but it goes straight to Ortega, who comfortably collects the ball.



  • May 25, 2024 19:38 IST
    Good start for City | 5'

    Man City are dominating possession at the moment.



  • May 25, 2024 19:35 IST
    No Penalty | 2'

    The VAR says ‘No penalty' and the play resumes.



  • May 25, 2024 19:34 IST
    What a start! | 1'

    Rashford tries to go behind the City defence with a long ball but he is eventually crowded out. Manchester City counterattacks and a cross comes in for Haaland from the left wing. He goes down inside the box and City wants an early penalty. 



  • May 25, 2024 19:32 IST
    First Half Kick Off

    The first half begins in Wembley. 



  • May 25, 2024 19:29 IST
    Crazy atmosphere



  • May 25, 2024 19:26 IST
    The FA Cup 2023-24 Final is all set to begin

    The players are coming out of the tunnel. It's all set to begin in five minutes.



  • May 25, 2024 19:24 IST
    Why Casemiro is not starting today?

    Ten Hag says “Casemiro is not 100% fit”



  • May 25, 2024 19:13 IST
    Time for the Warmup



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