FA Cup Final

Manchester United 2:1 Crystal Palace

Man Utd 2:1 Crystal Palace

Wembley

Date:
Sat, 21 May 2016
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5:35 pm BST
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  1. May 15, 2016
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    Niall All Powerful Super Being Staff

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    Date - Saturday, May 21, 2016
    Kickoff Time - 1730 Hrs BST
    Venue - Wembley Stadium, London


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    FA Cup form Guide

    Manchester United: WWDWW

    Crystal Palace: WWWWW


    Previous Meetings in the FA Cup

    Crystal Palace 0 : 2 Manchester United

    Manchester United 2 : 2 Crystal Palace

    Manchester United 1 : 0 Crystal Palace

    Manchester United 3 : 3 Crystal Palace


    All-Time Record in the FA Cup

    Manchester United wins - 2
    Crystal Palace wins - 0
    Draws - 2


    Pre-Match Pressers

    Louis Van Gaal



    Alan Pardew




    Team News

    Manchester United

    Bastian Schweinsteiger, Will Keane and Tomothy Fosu-Mensah ruled out.

    Crystal Palace

    Marouane Chamakh, Joe Ledley, Kwesi Appiah and Brede Hangeland ruled out.


    Know the opposition

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    Crystal Palace Football Club, nicknamed - CPFC, and The Eagles - are a professional football club based in South Norwood, London; and were founded in 1905 at the site of the famous Crystal Palace Exhibition building by the owners of the FA Cup Final stadium, who wanted their own team to play at the historic venue. When Crystal Palace were founded, they turned to one of the biggest clubs in the country at the time, Aston Villa, to seek advice. Villa helped the club in a number of ways, not least by donating their kit. As a result, Palace's colors were originally claret and blue shirts paired with white shorts, socks tending to be claret. They kept to this formula fairly consistently until 1938. The club initially played their home games at the FA Cup Final stadium which was situated inside the grounds of The Crystal Palace, but the Frist World War saw them forced to move out, and they enjoyed a number of seasons at both the Herne Hill Velodrome and The Nest. Although Crystal Palace have never won a major trophy, they have played in the First Division for the majority of their existence, finishing 3rd once, and losing the 1990 FA Cup Final to Manchester United. Crystal Palace play their homes games at Selhurst Park, and share sporting rivalries with South London neighbors Milwall, former tenants Charlton, and Brighton & Hove Albion.


    Referee

    Mark Clattenburg.​
  2. May 17, 2016
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    The Law of Denis Full Member

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    This is the team I'd like to see. No Rojo or Lingard please.

    DDG

    Valencia
    Smalling
    Blind
    CBJ

    Carrick
    Fellaini
    Rooney

    Martial
    Mata

    Rashford
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  3. May 17, 2016
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    charlenefan Far less insightful than the other Charley

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    Team should be...

    --------------De Gea--------------
    Valencia--Smalling--Blind--Jackson
    -------Carrick-------Rooney-------
    Lingard------Fellaini-------Martial
    -------------Rashford-------------

    Subs: Romero, Jones, Morgan, Herrera, Mata, Memphis, Young
  4. May 17, 2016
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    Samid follows Pogue around, fixing his images

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    We'd lose the game on forfeit if we fielded that many players.
  5. May 17, 2016
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    Raw Full Member

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    Don't feck this up you twats.

    Go with the same team as today, but with Fellaini replacing one of Lingard/Mata. CBJ and Valencia will need to be on top of their game to handle Zaha and Bolasie's pace.
  6. May 17, 2016
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    Van Piorsing Lost his light sabre

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    Expectations are too high.

    0:1 Brown OG (89)
  7. May 17, 2016
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    FromTheBench Full Member

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    High 80% predicting a United win.

    Clearly Expecations are too high.
  8. May 17, 2016
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    YouOnlyLiveTwice Full Member

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    Martial Rashford Mata/Jesse
    Rooney Fellaini
    Carrick
    CBJ Blind Mike Val
    DDG​
  9. May 17, 2016
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    paulscholes18 Full Member

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    Ddg
    Valencia Smalling Blind CBJ
    Carrick Rooney
    Lingard Mata Martial
    Rashford
  10. May 17, 2016
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    a_devil_inside Big footed hermaphrodite

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    I'm excited for this game, been a long time since I've felt like this over the FA Cup final again.
    I'd be happy with the same team that played tonight but think Fellaini might feature.
  11. May 17, 2016
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    Walters_19_MuFc Full Member

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    De Gea
    Valencia Smalling Blind Borthwick Jackson
    Carrick
    Lingard Fellaini Rooney Martial
    Rashford​
  12. May 17, 2016
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    De Gea
    Valencia - Smalling - Blind - CBJ
    Carrick
    Fellaini - Rooney
    Mata - Rashford - Martial​

    That's how I think we will line up.
  13. May 17, 2016
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    BarstoolProphet Full Member

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    1-0 to us. Hoping for the new manager effect.
  14. May 17, 2016
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    sammsky1 Pochettino's #1 fan

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    Yeah and its a good side. Hope they really go for it.

    if it is LVGs last game, I hope we smash it so put some kind of thin gloss on what has been a rocky 3 years post SAF.
  15. May 17, 2016
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    entropy Full Member

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    Is fellaini available for this game? Can someone confirm.
  16. May 17, 2016
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    SER19 Full Member

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    Maybe we can keep the hold up to a cup final and first chance of post fergie silverware remotely positive for now.

    Really looking forward to it, hope to do it in style and kick on.
  17. May 17, 2016
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    Damien Self-Aware RedCafe Database (and Admin) Staff

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    I agree.

    Yes.
  18. May 17, 2016
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    Devil may care Full Member

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    Yes.
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    MyOnlySolskjaer Creator of Player Performance threads

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    Rashford winner.
  20. May 17, 2016
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    Alex Styles Full Member

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    Yeeeesssss!!!
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    entropy Full Member

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    Where's my arc, Paulie?
    I wouldn't mind Ashley Young starting instead of fellaini. Lingard starts on the bench.
  22. May 18, 2016
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    An opportunity to win a Trophy after all.
  23. May 18, 2016
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    WyoManU Full Member

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    We better score our one chance on target...that much is clear from the Philosophy.
  24. May 18, 2016
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    Giggs86 Full Member

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    Fellaini must play. He was influential in the quarters and the semis and it wouldn't be right if he won't start. Actually I would bet on him to score if he starts.
  25. May 18, 2016
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    The Law of Denis Full Member

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    :annoyed: We might have a chance to play exciting football for once though..
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    LennonNL nipple flasher and door destroyer

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  27. May 18, 2016
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    sunama Baghdad Bob

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    We played C.Palace a few weeks ago and they played like a team about to be relegated. I have no idea how they made it to the FA Cup final.
    I can't see anything but a MUFC win. Easy/boring win.
    2-0.
  28. May 18, 2016
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    Kevin Nostrodamus of football

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    Boring final. Easy.
  29. May 18, 2016
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    caisenma I ♥ Adnan

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    the majority of lineups have lingard in them... personally, i'd rather play with two keepers. de gea obviously, and romero as a wandering defender who can at least get in the way of crystal palace players.

    -------------rashford
    martial ---mata---herrera---pereira/romero/anyone on the planet other than jesse lingard
    -------------carrick
    CBJ --- blind---smalling --- valencia
    --------------ddg
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    2 man midfield Incestuous Modern Woman (Dumper!)

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    Are we allowed to expect a victory here, Louis?
  31. May 18, 2016
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    I can't understand the confidence that we are going to win easily. I'll be very surpised if that happens. Our style of play is very convenient for Palace's counter-attacking style. Their wingers can create us a lot of problems. Blind hasn't been good recently as well. I expect the game to be decided in extra time.
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    The players I think that have to start are DDG,Valencia, Smalling, Blind, Fellaini, Rooney, Rashford, Martial

    that leaves us with picking a LB, CDM and an RW

    To choose who to play that just brings up now tactics and better form now...

    I prefer CBJ as an attacking threat over Rojo personally. If Palace play narrow and compact his width could be very valuable. Carrick has been in decent form but maybe a bit more bite from Schneiderlin would be ideal. Mata takes care of the ball more and his free kicks add another dimension for us, while Lingard is a bit more pacier and will make runs to stretch the opposition. Mata came off early so i would probably play him first then look for lingard later on in the game to change up things. So with that in mind


    __________DDG_________
    Valencia Smalling Blind CBJ
    _______Schneiderlin______
    Mata Rooney Fellaini Martial
    _________Rashford_______
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    Minimalist Full Member

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    Palace will try to run us off the park I imagine so we better play some midfielders who can match up to that.

    I don't have much hope in the correct team selection being delivered to be honest but hopefully with Martial, Rashford and Mata out there, we'll see a few moments of magic to see us through.

    2-1 United.
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    @mods Entered my score prediction the wrong way round how can it be changed?
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    Mr.Kaya Full Member

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    Huh? Isn't the CL-final played at the 28th of may?
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    SqueakyWeasel Full Member

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    oooops :o :lol:
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    Mr.Kaya Full Member

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    It happens!

    I agree about CBJ starting over Rojo, but not Schneiderlin over Carrick. He's been underperforming close to all season and got another bad experience after that horrible 1st half against West Ham. Carrick needs to start this. When it comes to Mata or Lingard, I'd probably prefer Lingard from start, then maybe put on Mata later in the match if we still need goals, and when the CP players starts to get tired.
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    RDCR07 Not a bad guy (Whale Killer)

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    Im worried if we win LVG might be given another year.
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    Devil may care Full Member

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    I think this will be the team, only one I'm not sure on is Mata as LvG loves him some Lingard.

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    Agree with the team except possibly for Bojack. He can be a bit dozy and Palace have some wingers who can do damage. Would be worried with either him or Rojo at left back.
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