The highly anticipated FA Cup final between Manchester City and Manchester United will take place on Saturday against the iconic backdrop of Wembley Stadium. Despite trailing behind Arsenal in the Premier League standings for the majority of the season, Man City ultimately powered their way to a third consecutive top-flight title. On the final day of the Premier League this season, the Sky Blues suffered a late 1-0 defeat against Brentford, bringing an end to their remarkable 25-game unbeaten streak in all competitions.
Pep Guardiola will probably opt for a 3-2-4-1 formation that has been working splendidly for his side and is expected to name a strong first XI for this cup final. Erling Haaland will lead the line on his own up top while Jack Grealish and Bernardo Silva provide support from the wide areas.
3-2-4-1 Manchester City Predicted XI Vs Manchester United
Ederson Moraes will function in goal for Man City, looking to keep a clean sheet this weekend. Nathan Ake will play alongside Kyle Walker to form a three-man backline with Ruben Dias as they look to keep the opposition at bay throughout the game.
John Stones will function alongside Rodri as they operate in the central areas, trying to dominate the possession in the middle of the park and shield the back three in defence.
Kevin De Bruyne and Ilkay Gundogan will operate just ahead of them as they look to engineer enough chances for Man City to win this contest. Bernardo Silva will function in the right-wing position while Jack Grealish hopes to catch the eye on the opposite flank; both will have to provide support from the wide areas and cut into the penalty box to create chances in front of the goal.
Phil Foden and Riyad Mahrez will have to be content with a spot on the bench and might come on to make an impact in the second half if needed.
Erling Haaland will lead the line on the pitch’s attacking third. The Norway international will fancy his chances of finding the back of the net and will look to provide a constant threat in the attacking third.