Man Utd ruined Man City’s chances of securing the domestic double with a 2-1 win in the FA Cup final. Analyse Saturday’s showpiece event with our Manchester City vs Manchester United stats page.

Manchester City vs Manchester United Post-Match Facts

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Four of the last five goals scored by teenagers in FA Cup finals have been netted by Manchester United players (Norman Whiteside in 1983, Cristiano Ronaldo in 2004 and Alejandro Garnacho/Kobbie Mainoo today).
  • Manchester City have suffered their first defeat since last December against Aston Villa, ending what was the second longest ever unbeaten run for a top-flight side in all competitions (35 games before today).
  • Manchester City are the first holders of the FA Cup to finish as runners-up the following campaign since Manchester United in 2004-05.
  • Finishing 8th this season, Manchester United are the lowest ranked team to win the FA Cup since Arsenal under Mikel Arteta in 2019-20 (also 8th).
  • Manchester United’s Alejandro Garnacho became just the second Argentinian to score in the FA Cup final after Ricardo Villa’s brace for Tottenham also against Manchester City in 1981.
  • Manchester United’s Kobbie Mainoo (19y 36d) became the first English teenager to score in an FA Cup final since Steve MacKenzie for Manchester City against Tottenham in 1981 (19y 172d) and the youngest to do so since John Sissons for West Ham against Preston North End in 1964 (18y 215d).
  • This was Rodri’s 50th game for Manchester City in all competitions this season, suffering his first defeat of the campaign (W38 D11 L1). Indeed, this was his first club defeat since February 2023 against Spurs, ending his 74-game unbeaten streak across all competitions.
  • Erling Haaland has failed to score in any of his four appearances for Manchester City at Wembley Stadium, attempting six shots and accumulating an xG total of just 1.17.
  • Manchester United (26y & 58d) named the youngest starting XI for an FA Cup final since Manchester City (25y & 310d) v Stoke in 2011. The Red Devils also became the first side to start 2+ teenagers in the competition’s showpiece since Millwall v Manchester United in 2004 (Peter Sweeney & Marvin Elliot).

Manchester City vs Manchester United Stats Centre

Our Opta match centre delivers you all the Manchester City vs Manchester United stats for the FA Cup final at Wembley Stadium.

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