Man United stun City 2-1 to lift FA Cup


Manchester United's Alejandro Garnacho, left, celebrates after scoring his side's opening goal with his teammate Bruno Fernandes during the English FA Cup final soccer match between Manchester City and Manchester United at Wembley Stadium in London, Saturday, May 25, 2024. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

LONDON (AP): Manchester United won the FA Cup after stunning Premier League champion Manchester City 2-1 in the final at Wembley on Saturday (May 25).

Goals from Alejandro Garnacho and Kobbie Mainoo put Erik ten Hag’s team in control by halftime.

Substitute Jeremy Doku pulled a goal back for City late on to set up a nervy finish.

Garnacho opened the scoring for the Red Devils in the 30th minute after mistakes from City defender Josko Gvardiol and goalkeeper Stefan Ortega.

Mainoo then added a second goal in the 39th to spark passionate celebrations from manager Ten Hag, whose job was under intense scrutiny going into the final.

Doku pulled City back with a goal in the 87th minute for several nervy final minutes for United, that included seven minutes of overtime. - AP

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