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There will be a Manchester derby in the FA Cup final: United has a big scare but is preparing to meet its neighbor City – FA Cup

There will be a Manchester derby in the FA Cup final: United has a big scare but is preparing to meet its neighbor City – FA Cup

Manchester United qualified for today's FA Cup final by eliminating Coventry on penalties, after extra time, after winning 3-0 and allowing a stunning comeback to 3-3 in normal time.

In fact, Coventry only failed to achieve a historic coup when the video referee (VAR) intervened to nullify, due to an offside situation, the fourth goal of the “Sky Blues”, scored by Victor Torp, after an assist from Haji Wright. , to minute 120+1.

Manchester United could have raised its hands to the sky, because the scandal was imminent, and it ended the superior individual class of “Red Devils” players who made the difference in the last series of penalty kicks.

Old Trafford won 4-2, with Portuguese Diogo Dalot and Bruno Fernandes actually scoring two penalty kicks, while Brazilian Casemiro missed the first for Manchester United, while Coventry missed the third and fourth, which eliminated their ambitions to achieve victory. Reach the final.

There is nothing indicating that the match will be decided on penalties, as Manchester United’s victory ended with a score of 3-0, scored by Scot Scott McTominay, who put a cross from Portuguese Diogo Dalot into the net in the 23rd minute. Harry Maguire, with a header, followed a direct corner kick from Bruno Fernandes. At 45+1, he shot with his left foot inside the area. It collided with a defender and “betrayed” the Coventry goalkeeper.

Then Manchester United “slept” and witnessed an incredible recovery from Coventry, who scored three goals in the last 20 minutes, in the 71st, 79th and 90th+5 minutes, through Ellis Sims, the striker of the team currently in eighth place. Championship (Second Division) were contracted to carry out the sale of Victor Gyukiris to Sporting, Callum O'Hare and Haji Wright from penalties respectively.

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The match went into extra time and the result did not change, which forced them to resort to penalty kicks, in which Manchester United was more efficient, to qualify for the final against Manchester City (which they won on Saturday, in the second half). The final, Chelsea 1-0 with a goal by Bernardo Silva, is scheduled for next May 25, at Wembley Stadium.