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Manchester City 1-2 Manchester United: FA Cup 2024 Final Match Records

Manchester United defeats Premier League champions Manchester City in the FA Cup 2024 final by 2-1 at Wembley. A look at the match records.

Moinak Banerjee
Last updated: 25.05.2024
Manchester City vs Manchester United FA Cup 2024 Final Match Records

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Two quick fire goals in the first half by teenagers Alejandro Garnacho and Kobbie Manno helped Manchester United exert perfect revenge of their FA Cup final defeat last season with the exact 2-1 scoreline after Manchester City pulled one back late through substitute Jérémy Doku. United's manager Erik ten Hag won back-to-back cup final in his potentially last game in charge with the club. 

The Red Devils took the lead in the match from Joško Gvardiol error in heading back to his committed goalkeeper Stefan Ortega which flew over him and giving Garnacho an open net to score on the hour mark. Only minutes later, before City could recover from the blow, United doubled the lead with Manno resting the ball in the net from a fine pass by Bruno Fernandes. 

Guardiola's side tried to stage a comeback in the second half with Doku providing energy to the side. Five minutes after restart, the winger's pass found Erling Haaland whose shot cannoned off the crossbar. City got two more chances to score with Kyle Walker testing Andre Onana from range and Phil Foden dragging it wide of the post in one-v-one situation. Eventually, the side got a goal back but it amounted to nothing.


Match Records:

  • Manchester United are the first side to have two teenagers score for them in an FA Cup final. 

Alejandro Garnacho and Kobbie Manno
Alejandro Garnacho and Kobbie Manno

  • Aged 19, Alejandro Garnacho is the third teenager to score a goal for Manchester United in the FA Cup Final.

  • Manchester United are the lowest ranked team in the Premier League to win the FA Cup since Arsenal under Mikel Arteta in 2019-20. Both finished eighth in their respective season.

  • Rodri has lost more games against United than any other English team in his career with six. The midfielder's 74-game unbeaten streak also ended in this game.

  • Erik ten Hag is the first manager to win a major domestic cup final against Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City.

  • Manchester City's 35 game unbeaten run in all competitions ended with this FA Cup final defeat.

  • Bruno Fernandes has been directly involved in 11 goals (7 goals, 4 assists) in his nine games across all competitions since the start of April.

  • The Portuguese has been involved in a goal for back-to-back FA Cup finals now. He scored United's equaliser from the spot last season and this time assisted Kobie Manno's winner.

  • Pep Guardiola has lost just his second domestic cup final in his career and the first with Manchester City.

  • 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.

  • Manchester United have won 13 FA Cup titles and are just one behind Arsenal of equalling the most trophies ever won by a side in this competition.

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