Manchester City To Clash With Manchester United in a First Major Domestic Final…Who will Win the 2023 FA Cup Final?

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For the first time in the history of English football, Manchester United will clash will Manchester City in the 2023 FA Cup final – a major domestic final.

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Manchester City will clash with Manchester United in 2023 FA Cup final

Futballnews takes you through the chances of both teams in clinching the coveted 2023 FA Cup trophy.

On June 3, 2023, it will be a rollercoaster clash at Wembley as the two Manchester clubs go head-to-head to battle for the oldest trophies in English football.

It will be a clash of the titans. Manchester will head into the competition as recent giants in English football while Manchester United will be basking in the hope of the mini-revival at Old Trafford under Erik Ten Hag to land the trophy.

Manchester City route to FA Cup Final

Manchester City opened their 2023 FA Cup campaign with a resounding victory over Premier League giants Chelsea in the third round.

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Manchester thrashed Chelsea en route to 2023 FA Cup final

Ryadh Mahrez’s brace, Phil Foden, and Julian Alvarez’s goals smashed the London club as City progressed to the next round of the competition where they clashed with Arsenal.

The Citizens had the better of Arsenal in the fourth round with a narrow 1-0 win to progress to the next round. Nathan Ake’s 64th minute strike was enough to seal a win for the Premier League champions.

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Manchester City beat Sheffield United to reach finals

The high-flying Pep Guardiola side smashed Bristol City 3-0 in the fifth round, roast Burnley 6-0 in the quarterfinals, and humiliated Sheffield United 3-0 in the semifinals to reach the final.

Manchester United road to FA Cup Final

Manchester United began their FA Cup campaign in a third round clash against Everton at Old Trafford.

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Manchester United defeats Fulham em route to 2023 FA Cup final

The Red Devils ran out 3-1 winners. Antony, Coady’s own goal, and Marcus Rashford’s late penalty bundled out the Tofees from the competition.

The Red Devils clashed with Reading in the fourth round, securing a 3-1 win to progress to the fifth round where they played West Ham.

It was another 3-1 win for the Red Devils against David Moyes-led team. Aguerd’s own goal and a late double by Alejandro Garnacho and Fred sent the Red Devils to the quarterfinals.

They played Fulham at the quarterfinals and secured a convincing 3-1 win to set up a semifinal clash with Brighton.

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Manchester United beat Brighton on penalties to reach 2023 FA Cup final

Against Brighton, the Red Devils were held to a goaless draw after regular and extra time but progressed 6-7 on penalties.

Manchester United Vs Manchester City FA Cup Final..Who will win?

Fireworks will be expected as the two giants lock horns at Wembley Stadium for the FA Cup trophy.

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The two sides have met 55 times

Manchester United and Manchester City have met 55 times. The Red Devils have won 25 times while Manchester City have won 22 times. 8 of the meetings have ended in a draw.

This season, the two teams have one win apiece in their two league meetings but Manchester City were the bigger winners with a 6-3 win at Etihad while Manchester United managed a 2-1 comeback win at Old Trafford in a reverse fixture.

Most pundits will give it to Manchester City based on the fiery form this season and a boyant squad compared to Manchester United’s injury-riddened squad. However, the Red Devils will not be pushovers.

It will be a cracker at Wembley but Pep Guardiola should be able to lead the Citizens to a 3-1 win over the Red Devils as the in-form side tackled Manchester United whose defense line has been deformed by Varane and Martinez injury blow.

Manchester United Vs Manchester City Kickoff, Venue, and how to watch

The match will be hosted at the epic Wembley Stadium and will kick off by 15:00GMT. It will be streamed live on various online streaming platforms such as beIN SPORTS and other channels.

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