A big event took place in the world of football on Saturday (June 03). The FA Cup Final was played between Manchester City and Manchester United at Wembley Stadium. Manchester City put this match in their pocket. City beat rivals United 2-1 in the final of the 151-year-old competition. With this, City won the FA Cup for the seventh time. He won the previous title in 2019.
Millions of fans witnessed the thrilling final at London’s Wembley Stadium. Indian cricket legend Virat Kohli, his wife and Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma, opener Shubman Gill and explosive batsman Suryakumar Yadav were also present to watch the match. Virat-Anushka were invited by Manchester City and Puma brand to watch the match. Meanwhile, their photos are also going viral.
Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma and Shubman Gill at the FA Cup Final.
King Kohli with the Manchester City jersey! pic.twitter.com/vYwag44pxq
— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) June 3, 2023
Gundogan scores the first fastest goal of the FA Cup
Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan scored the fastest goal in FA Cup history. As the match started, the ball went to the goalkeeper and he shot towards the goal. This time Gundogan scored a brilliant volley from outside the box. Thus, Manchester City took the lead over United at the beginning of the match.
🏆 2023 pic.twitter.com/gddZbF3pOI
— Manchester City (@ManCityES) June 3, 2023
Gundogan also scored the second goal of the match. Gundogan shot from outside the box in the 51st minute of the second half of the match, which went straight into the Manchester United team’s net. Goalkeeper David De Gea failed to stop the shot.
Manchester United’s only goal came from a penalty
Manchester United’s only goal came from a penalty in the 33rd minute. In the 32nd minute, a Manchester City player committed a hand foul in his own box. That gave United a penalty. This time Bruno Fernandes scored without any mistake.
However, Gundogan’s volley from outside the box put City back in front in the 51st minute. City dominated much of the game with 60 percent possession and five shots on target compared to United’s 40 percent possession and just one shot on target.
Seventh FA Cup title
City won their seventh FA Cup title. He last won the title in 2019. At that time they beat Watford by 6 goals. Arsenal are the club with the most FA Cup titles (14) in the competition’s history. Also, Manchester United is second with 12 titles. (fa cup final manchester city defeated manchester united wins title after 4 years read here)