When and Where is Manchester Utd vs Manchester City FA Cup final?
By The Headlines, April 23, 2023 | 08:22 PM
Manchester City will compete with Manchester United in this year's FA Cup final at Wembley Stadium after defeating Sheffield United and Brighton in the Semi-Finals.
On Saturday, June 3, 2023, the FA Cup final will be held at Wembley Stadium.
After a goalless draw on Sunday, Manchester United's Erik ten Hag overcame Brighton's Roberto De Zerbi on penalties. They will face Premier League title contenders Manchester City, who defeated Championship side Sheffield United 3-0 on Saturday following a Riyad Mahrez hat-trick.
The FA Cup final this year will be historic, as Manchester's two greatest teams have never met in the final before. Their previous meeting at Wembley Stadium came in August 2011, when Sir Alex Ferguson's Manchester United beat City 3-2 to win the Community Shield.
We will face Manchester United in the FA Cup final on Saturday 3 June 🏆 pic.twitter.com/DOsEoKcbpF— Manchester City (@ManCity) April 23, 2023
When is the FA Cup final?
On Saturday, June 3, United will face Manchester City in the FA Cup final. The headline event will be held in June for the first time ever since it is typically held in May. Previous finals were held in March, April, and August.
The 2020 final was held in August after being postponed because of the Covid epidemic. Because the campaign was interrupted for the World Cup in Qatar, which was contested between November and December 2022, this season's final is taking place later than normal.
FA Cup final kick-off timings?
The kick-off time for this year's FA Cup final is yet to be confirmed.
Last year's FA Cup final began at 4:45 PM, whereas the 2021 final began at 5:15 PM and the 2020 final began at 5:30 PM. It's fair to believe the game will start no sooner than 3 PM and no later than 5:30 PM.
Journey to the FA Cup final?
City's route to Wembley was arduous. They defeated Chelsea 4-0 at the Etihad Stadium to win a fourth-round home fixture against Premier League leaders Arsenal. City won that game 1-0.
Pep Guardiola's side then defeated Bristol City 3-0 in the fifth round at Ashton Gate. Burnley was City's quarter-final opponent, and they won convincingly 6-0 at the Etihad. On Saturday, they hammered the Blades at Wembley.
Meanwhile, United overcame Everton, Reading, West Ham, and Fulham all at home before defeating Brighton at Wembley on Sunday. United's first four games in the competition all finished 3-1.