Manchester United and Manchester City
With the two poles of Manchester qualifying for the final match of the FA Cup, the current football season in England won a historic conclusion through an unprecedented derby for the important championship title, which comes second directly behind the English Premier League in terms of importance.
Manchester City reached the final match of the FA Cup by defeating Sheffield United 3-0 in the semi-finals, and through a historic hat-trick by Algerian player Riyad Mahrez. Manchester United also reached the final by defeating Brighton 7-6 on penalties after a goalless draw in the other half. Final.
The curtain falls on the activities of the current football season in England with the final match of the Cup Championship on June 3, a few days after the end of the English Premier League activities for this season.
This is the first time that the two teams meet in the final of the prestigious championship, which Manchester United won its title 12 times previously, to be the second most winning team in this title after Arsenal (14 titles), while Manchester City won the title 6 times.
Manchester United was crowned the English Professional League Cup title for the current season a few weeks ago by beating Newcastle 2-0 in the final match, while Manchester City is competing strongly for the English Premier League title, which holds its title so far.
With Manchester United reaching the Cup final, this became the third time in the history of the team that it reached the final of the two cup competitions (the FA Cup and the League Cup) in the same season, as it had previously done so in the seasons 1982-1983 and 1993-1994.
On the other hand, and by reaching the cup final, Manchester City preserved its chance to win 3 major titles this season, which are the English Premier League titles, the FA Cup and the European Champions League, as the team reached the semi-finals of the Champions League at the expense of German Bayern Munich, and meets Real Madrid in Spain. semi final.