The first week of June will mark a new beginning for two of the most prominent English clubs in the world. The Premier League winners Manchester City and their arch-rivals Manchester United will come face to face for the last time in the ongoing season for the final game of the prestigious FA Cup. Manchester Derby is scheduled to take place on 3rd June at the Wembley Stadium.
Manchester City have already won the Premier League and now they will be visualizing themselves as the FA Cup winners. The top bookmakers in India have FA Cup odds on their platforms.
Manchester United have played some exceptional football in the last phase of the season. However, facing Manchester City will be a mountainous task for the Red Devils. It will surely be a tough task for them to stop City from doing the double
The Citizens lifted their 5th Premier League title after defeating Chelsea by 1-0. They were running shoulder to shoulder with Arsenal for the top spot but in the end, Pep’s perseverance has helped the club a lot. Now, the Sky Blues are left to achieve FA Cup glory and their first-ever Champions League trophy. This will be their 13th final appearance in the FA Cup and the players will be motivated to lift their 7th trophy.
Nathan Ake is hopeful to recover from his hamstring injury and will be making his appearance in the final game.
Predicted Lineup: Ederson, Walker, Dias, Akanji, Stones, Rodri, Silva, Gundogan, De Bruyne, Grealish, Haaland
The Red Devils have been one of the most dominating teams when it comes to the FA Cup competitions. They have lifted the trophy 12 times, which is just two times behind Arsenal, and on 3rd June, Manchester United will be appearing for their 22nd FA Cup final. Hopes are high for Erik Ten Hag as he has handled the club issues in an exceptional way and the management will be hoping to end the season with another trophy after EFL Cup.
The news of Marcel Sabizter’s knee injury has come out as a huge disappointment and he is ruled from the remainder of the season.
Predicted Lineup: De Gea, Wan-Bissaka, Varane, Lindelof, Shaw, Casemiro, Eriksen, Antony, Fernandes, Garnacho, Martial
The Citizens have played a dominating football this year. However, in the previous meeting, the Red Devils came out on top and defeated Manchester City by 2-1. However, considering the recent performance of Manchester City, we predict a win for them.