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Manchester United beat City to win FA Cup, what it means for Chelsea

Manchester United beat City to win FA Cup, what it means for Chelsea 1

Manchester United have won the FA Cup after defeating Manchester City 2-1 in the final at Wembley Stadium in London on Saturday.

Alejandro Garnacho and Kobbie Mainoo became the heroes for United after earning them their two goals.

Garnacho opened the scoring in the 30th minute, capitalizing on mistakes made by City’s defender Josko Gvardiol and goalkeeper Stefan Ortega.

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Shortly after, Mainoo doubled United’s lead in the 39th minute, sending manager Erik ten Hag into a frenzy of passionate celebrations.

Ten Hag had faced intense scrutiny leading up to the final, making this victory all the more significant for him.

With this triumph, Manchester United now boasts an impressive tally of 13 FA Cup titles, trailing only behind Arsenal’s record of 14.

The win also marks Ten Hag’s second trophy for the club after clinching the League Cup last season.

For Chelsea, the Red Devils’ mean they will play in the UEFA Europa Conference League despite finishing above Manchester United in the Premier League. The FA Cup victory hands United a Europa League place ahead of Chelsea.

Newcastle United have also been affected by the victory as they will now miss out on Europe altogether. They needed City to beat United to qualify for the Conference League but things did not go as they wished.

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