We provide our coverage from today’s second FA Cup semi-final at Wembley Stadium with our Manchester United vs Coventry stats page.

Manchester United survived an huge scare to make the 2023-24 FA Cup final, where they will face rivals Manchester City at Wembley Stadium.

United led 3-0 with just 20 minutes remaining thanks to goals from Scott McTominay, Harry Maguire and Bruno Fernandes, but an incredible comeback by Coventry through goals from Ellis Simms, Callum O’Hare and an injury-time Haji Wright penalty took the game to extra time.

Coventry thought they’d snatched victory in the final stages of extra time through sub Victor Torp, but Wright was deemed offside in the build-up and the match went to a penalty shootout.

Following Ben Sheaf’s spot-kick miss, Rasmus Højlund converted his penalty in the shootout to send United through to the final next month.

Manchester United vs Coventry Timeline

Manchester United vs Coventry Timeline
Coventry vs Manchester United Timeline

Manchester United vs Coventry Stats Centre

Our Opta match centre delivers you all the Manchester United vs Coventry stats from Sunday afternoon’s FA Cup semi-final at Wembley Stadium. 

The match centre below includes team and player stats, expected goals data, passing networks, an Opta chalkboard and more. It gives you everything you need to do your own post-match analysis.  

Underneath the match centre you can find the official Opta stats on the game as well. 

Manchester United vs Coventry Post-Match Facts

  • Manchester United have reached the FA Cup final for a record 22nd time, reaching the final in back-to-back seasons for the first time since doing so in 2003-04 and 2004-05. 
  • Each of the last 15 FA Cup semi-finals between a Premier League club and lower league opponent have seen the top-flight club progress to the final; five of the previous six teams to do so have gone on to lift the trophy. 
  • Manchester United have become the first team to progress through an FA Cup semi-final via penalties in back-to-back seasons, having also eliminated Brighton and Hove Albion at this stage last season. 
  • Manchester United failed to win a game (in normal or extra-time) that they led by three goals in for the first time since their 5-5 draw with West Bromwich Albion in May 2013 in what was Alex Ferguson’s final game in charge of the Red Devils.  
  • Coventry City have scored 3+ goals in five different FA Cup games this season, the first team to do so since Manchester City in 2018-19 and first side to do so from outside the top-flight side since fourth-tier Colchester United in 1970-71.  
  • Manchester United have conceded 74 goals across all competitions this season, their most in a campaign since 1978-79 (also 74); The Red Devils have conceded 3+ goals in 14 different matches this season, their most since 1962-63 (also 14).
  • Bruno Fernades he been directly involved in four goals in his five appearances at Wembley Stadium for Manchester United (3 goals, 1 assist) whilst only Mark Hughes (6), Bryan Robson (5) and Eric Cantona (5) have scored more goals at Wembley Stadium for the Red Devils than the Portuguese (3).
  • Fernandes (13 goals, 10 assists) is the only Premier League player to both score 10+ goals and assist 10+ goals across all competitions in the last four seasons; he has netted in four consecutive appearances for the first time since November 2020.
  • Scott McTominay scored his 10th goal of the season in all competitions, the first time he has hit double figures for goals in a campaign.
  • No player has scored more goals in all competitions in 2024 than Coventry City’s Ellis Simms (16) amongst players from England’s top four tiers (level with Sammie Szmodics and Paul Mullin).
  • Ellis Simms has scored six FA Cup goals this season, the first Englishman to score as many in a single edition of the competition from the third round onwards since Frank Lampard in 2006-07 (six).  
  • Haji Wright scored the second 90th minute goal Manchester United have ever conceded at Wembley Stadium after Dean Saunders’ strike for Aston Villa in the 1994 League Cup final (excluding extra-time). Coventry City have scored more 90th minute goals than any other team in the FA Cup this season (4) with Wright also netting in stoppage time against Wolves in the previous round.  

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