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Manchester United lose 3-0 lead over Championship club but advance to FA Cup final (video)

ByИван Дунаев

Apr 21, 2024

“Red Devils” ; in an extremely dramatic match they defeated Coventry City Manchester United beat Coventry City in the semi-final of the FA Cup. The match at Wembley Stadium in London ended with the score 3:3, and the “Red Devils” triumphed in the penalty shootout.

In the first half, the “Mancunians” twice hit the goal of the Championship representative (the second-ranking division – approx.). Scott McTominay opened the scoring in the 23rd minute, and Harry Maguire scored before the break.

After the break, Erik ten Hag's team made the score devastating – Bruno Fernandes scored in the 58th minute.

However, Coventry City did not stop fighting and managed to make an incredible comeback. In the 71st minute, Ellis Simms scored a precise shot, and eight minutes later, Callum O'Har cut back the gap to a minimum.

In stoppage time for the second half, the Championship club equalized the score and sent the game into extra time – in the 90+5th minute the penalty was converted by Hadji Wright .

The teams did not score any goals in the extra periods. In the 120+1 minute, Coventry City came close to snatching a place in the final, but Victor Thorpe's goal was disallowed for offside after a VAR review.

Thus, the clubs A penalty shootout awaited, where the Manchester United players showed themselves better, converting four of their five shots. But the opponent made a mistake twice, depriving himself of the opportunity to play in the FA Cup final.

Review of the match “Coventry City” – “Manchester United”

In the FA Cup final, the Red Devils will play Manchester City, which in the first semi-final wrested Ukrainian winger Mikhail Mudryk from Chelsea (1:0).

The FA Cup final will take place on May 25 at Wembley. The current holder of the trophy is Manchester City. Last year, Guardiola's team beat Manchester United 2:1 in the final.

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