Manchester City and Manchester United are set to face off in the FA Cup Final at Wembley on June 3, after beating Brighton and Hove Albion and Sheffield United, respectively. Both teams have never played each other before in a final, but there will still be drama and tensions.
Manchester United has won 78 of the 189 matches they played across all competitions. Manchester City won 58, and the remaining 53 were drawn. They are both among the most successful English clubs, with a total of 96 awards, including 67 for Manchester United, and 29 for Manchester City. Manchester Derby is the name of their match.
Manchester United has seen their position diminish since the Ferguson era. However, with the arrival of Erik Ten Hag, they won the Carabao Cup, after seven years of waiting for a major title, reached the FA Cup Finals, and looked destined for even more. Since their takeover by Pep guardiola and the appointment of Pep as manager, Manchester City has become a major threat. The combination of his football philosophy and the arrival of top-class players transformed them into one of Europe’s best clubs.
How many finals have Manchester City reached so far?
The team has dominated the Premier League for many seasons, but they are still missing a trophy that they hope to achieve this season based on their current form. In 2018-19 they won 4 trophies completing an unprecedented sweep in England. They were the first English team to win a domestic treble.
City’s total number of final appearances is 11. Along with their six titles in FA Cup, they have lost in five finals. Manchester City became the first team to win an FA Cup Final without conceding in 57 years. They beat Sheffield United by a score of 3-0, thanks to Riyad Maharez.
How many finals have Manchester United reached?
Man United had a number of successes under Ferguson. The Red Devils won a record of 20 League titles. They also won 12 FA Cups and six League Cups. And a record of 21 FA Community Shields . Under Ferguson, in 1998-99, the club was the first English football team to win the European treble, consisting of Premier League, FA Cup and UEFA Champions League.
Man United has reached the 21st FA Cup Final, tying Arsenal as most ever. The competition saw them win twelve trophies. For the third time in their history, they reached the finals of the two major domestic cup competitions within a single season. They had previously done so in 1982-83 as well as 1993-94.
How many finals have Manchester United and Manchester City played?
City’s first honour was won in 1904, when they won the FA Cup. United followed in 1908 by winning the Football League First Division. Five times, City and United have finished as champions or runners-up. City won the league title on two occasions. Both teams were level in their final matches. In 2013, United won their 20th championship by finishing 11 clear.
City finished with 19 points more than United in 2018. This broke the record United set in 1999-2000. Both clubs have played seven semi-finals between them, including two FA Cup finals and five League Cup finals. However, they have never faced off in a senior competition’s championship match.