Man City vs Manchester United LIVE: Latest FA Cup final updates

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Man United building something special under Erik ten Hag, says Bruno Fernandes

Manchester City take on Manchester United in a historic FA Cup final at Wembley.

In the first ever FA Cup final played between the Manchester clubs, talk of the “treble” has dominated the build-up to the showpiece occasion. City are attempting to equal United’s treble-winning campaign of 1999 this season, with the Premier League title secured and the Champions League final to come next week. Such an achievement would be a landmark moment for the English game, as well as in the rivalry between the teams.

United therefore have all the motivation they need as they look to deny City. Erik ten Hag’s side have added the Carabao Cup to their trophy collection this season but Pep Guardiola’s team have looked unstoppable in recent weeks, with striker Erling Haaland set to feature in the FA Cup final for the first time after his record-breaking 36-goal Premier League campaign. There are storylines everywhere you look as Wembley gets ready to host an unmissable final.

Follow live updates from the FA Cup final between Manchester City and Manchester United, below:

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FA Cup final LIVE: Man City 1-1 Man Utd

38 mins: Man City win the first corner of the game as Victor Lindelof deflects John Stones’ cross out of play.

Kevin De Bruyne knocks it short to Bernardo Silva who returns the ball. From a better angle De Bruyne sends it into the middle but Casemiro is on hand to nod it away.

Mike Jones3 June 2023 15:39

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FA Cup final LIVE: Man City 1-1 Man Utd

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Mike Jones3 June 2023 15:38

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FA Cup final LIVE: Man City 1-1 Man Utd

36 mins: Bernardo Silva sends the ball into the box for City where the ball is knocked down to Kevin De Bruyne. He chips it over to the opposite side of the area but sends it wide of the target.

Mike Jones3 June 2023 15:36

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FA Cup final LIVE: GOAL! Man City 1-1 Man Utd (Fernandes, 33’)⚽️

33 mins: Manchester United are level! Bruno Fernandes steps up for United and calmly guides the ball past Stefan Ortega who leaps the wrong way.

Mike Jones3 June 2023 15:34

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Penalty to Man Utd!

FA Cup final LIVE: Man City 1-0 Man Utd

30 mins: VAR asks the referee to go over and look at the pitchside monitor. The replays show that Wan-Bissaka nodded the ball across the box and it clips Grealish’s outstretched arm.

The referee sees the contact and points to the spot.

Mike Jones3 June 2023 15:33

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FA Cup final LIVE: Man City 1-0 Man Utd

28 mins: Bruno Fernandes floats a cross over to the right side of the box as Aaron Wan-Bissaka tries to sneak in behind. Jack Grealish is marking and there’s an appeal for handball against the City man.

VAR is looking at the incident.

Mike Jones3 June 2023 15:31

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FA Cup final LIVE: Man City 1-0 Man Utd

25 mins: The temperature is high enough to warrant a break in play for the players to take on some fluids. It’s a scorching day inside Wembley.

Ten Hag uses the opportunity to issue a few instructions to his players before having an extra word of wisdom for Aaron Wan-Bissaka.

Mike Jones3 June 2023 15:27

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FA Cup final LIVE: Man City 1-0 Man Utd

23 mins: Close! United’s first real chance comes to Rashford. Erik ten Hag’s men threw men up the pitch when they’re in possession and leave Casemiro to flick in a cross.

Rashford weaves into space but can only get a glancing head to the ball which fizzes wide of the far post.

Mike Jones3 June 2023 15:26

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FA Cup final LIVE: Man City 1-0 Man Utd

A forward pass comes to Erling Haaland who brings the ball under control, twists around Raphael Varane and smokes a shot towards goal from the edge of the box.

The ball continues to rise and flies over the top but there’s a glint in Haaland’s eye that says this effort was just a sighter.

Mike Jones3 June 2023 15:23

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FA Cup final LIVE: Man City 1-0 Man Utd

17 mins: Chance! Some lovely movement from Erling Haaland sees the striker dart in between United’s centre-backs just as Ilkay Gundogan flicks the ball into the middle.

He needs to stretch to reach the ball and can’t get enough power on his shot to beat David De Gea.

Mike Jones3 June 2023 15:18

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