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2016/05/21 | 18:30 |  FA Cup | Wembley, London |  Full Time

As it happened: Crystal Palace v Manchester United

2016-05-21 21:20
Last Updated at 20:20
21 May 21:34
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21 May 21:32
Louis Van Gaal has lead the Manchester United to their first trophy since the retirement of Sir Alex Ferguson in 2013.
21 May 21:32
Manchester United have now 12 FA Cup final victories under the belt - the same amount as Arsenal.
21 May 21:12
Elation for United players as Pardew players are distraught.
21 May 21:09
21 May 21:06
21 May 21:04
118' The keeper is back on his feet
21 May 21:04
117' De Gea makes a crucial save as Zaha is let loose in the 18th area. The medics are looking into the situation.
21 May 21:00
115' Five minutes left and United lead Palace 2-1!
21 May 20:59
112' Lingard receives a yellow card for taking his shirt off!
21 May 20:58
IT'S LINGARD! Cracking finish from the winger. And Hennessey has no chance of saving that half volley strike!
21 May 20:57
21 May 20:57
109' Lingard and Martial teaming up well here with Carrick making a huge run inside the box and Lingard crosses the ball and the veteran midfielder heads it towards goal but his effort is over the cross bar.
21 May 20:54
106' DE GEA!!! It's Gayle who looks to toe poke his effort past the Spaniard 'keeper but De Gea is up for the challenge!
21 May 20:53
105' Second-half of extra-time has started. All the pressure is on United, who have gone down to ten men following the sending off of Smalling.
21 May 20:49
105' Half-time now. Palace can go and win this encounter as United go down to ten men!
21 May 20:49
21 May 20:45
101' Bolasie with great half volley which De gea puts his palms to!
21 May 20:45
101' Fellaini booked for a coming together with Jedinak.
21 May 20:44
100' Rooney with a tough challenge on Puncheon which should have been his second yellow but Clattenburg gives the United captain his last warning.
21 May 20:42
98' Fellaini and Martial team up well in the 18th area but Mariappa and Souare team up well to block both efforts by the Man United charges.
21 May 20:37
91' Zaha receives a searching ball from Gayle and the former Man United winger makes a darting run towards goal with Rooney, Smalling and Blind in chasing. However, Rooney and Smalling do some great defending.
21 May 20:33
90' First-half of extra-time is underway! 
21 May 20:28
95' Clattenburg blows the whistle and the FA Cup final is set to go into Extra-Time!!
21 May 20:27
93' Dann comes off for Adrian Mariappa
21 May 20:25
90' Lingard comes on for Mata. Stange change by LVG.
21 May 20:22
21 May 20:19
86' Substitution for Palace: Dwight Gayle comes on for Connor Wickham.
21 May 20:16
Wayne Rooney with a solo run from midfield and attacks the Palace players as he skillfully passes them by. He gets in the 18th area and lofts a cross over to Fellaini - the Belgian chests the ball and Mata screams to leave the ball and strikes the ball with a side volley in the back of the net! Game on 
21 May 20:13
21 May 20:12
It's Puncheon with a remarkable finish after his corner was headed out by Fellaini. Dann whipped in a cross towards Puncheon and the midfielder is onside and attacks the goal and puts it behind the net!
21 May 20:10
21 May 20:05
71' Puncheon comes on for Cabaye while Young comes on for Rashford.
21 May 20:03
70' LVG signals to young to get ready as it seems that he will replace Rashford
21 May 20:02

68' Rashford down as the medics are attending to the forward. Cabaye seems to have purposely stand on the 18-year-olds knee.

21 May 19:58
66' Darmian comes on for Rojo
21 May 19:56
61' WOODWORK!!! Valencia puts a cross in and Martial jumps up and heads it towards goal and hits the post.
21 May 19:53
60' Crystal Palace 0-0 Manchester United
21 May 19:50
56' JEDINAK!!! A chance for Palace but Jedinak miscues his effort and fires high and wide.
  • 132'

    Manchester United win the FA Cup! They were a goal down and equalised, they were a man down and they found the winner. Palace flattened and Manchester United win their first piece of silverware since the Ferguson era. It's been another classic FA Cup Final. Final score at Wembley: Manchester United 2-1 Crystal Palace. Thank you for joining us, until next time...

  • 130'

    There are just two added on minutes in the second half of extra time here tonight. It looks as though Man United will be lifting the trophy unless a miracle happens!

  • 126'

    Damien Delaney is now playing in the central striker position because of his strength in height and headers. Will the big centre forward be able to inspire his side back into this game?

  • 123'

    Manchester United are in the driving seat now after that goal from Lingard. Palace still have time to get themselves back into this but you feel that United have done enough. Anything can happen in football though!

  • 119'

    GOAL!!! Lingard thumps the ball into the back of the net. His shot was hit so true and accurately, there was no stopping that! Crystal Palace 1-2 Manchester United.

  • 116'

    Second half of extra time underway with Palace taking the kick-off.

  • 115'

    115+1: Halftime of extra time. The score is still 1-1 but United are down to 10 men. Can Palace make the most of it in the second half?

  • 115'

    Chris Smalling gets his second yellow and is sent off in the FA Cup Final. Bolasie does very well to turn the English defender who cynically grabs onto him to commit the foul. Palace will fancy their chances now.

  • 112'

    Absolute cracker of a volley shot from Bolasie nearly catches De Gea out. The Man United shot stopper does really well to get a fingertip to it.

  • 99'

    Lingard and Fellaini do well and in the end earn a deserved corner. Both teams are still very much in this but who wants it more?

  • 95'

    The Palace and United faithful are not out of energy but there are one or two players on the pitch who look very tired and out of it.

  • 92'

    Good chance for Zaha, Bolasie fires in a good early cross but the winger couldn't get hold of the ball quickly enough and the challenge of Wayne Rooney stopped the danger. Good play from Crystal Palace!

  • 91'

    Manchester United get the first half of extra time underway.

  • 90'

    90+5: Full Time. Extra time on it's way! Jason Puncheon's beautiful equalising goal was levelled by Juan Mata. The game continues and now it's a battle of stamina and determination. Extra time to follow...

  • 90'

    90+3: Scott Dann is replaced by Mariappa. The big centre back struggled for a while with an injury.

  • 90'

    Five added minutes added onto the second half. If the scoreline stays this way we'll be going into extra time.

  • 88'

    What an excellent second half we've seen here. The game has opened up and we're being entertained. Crystal Palace haven't given up despite the equaliser from United. Their still in this game and have the opportunity to win their first ever FA Cup.

  • 85'

    The momentum has completely shifted now and Palace are on the back foot. The equaliser for United has lifted their spirits and the Palace players look shocked and tired. Can they hold on and get into the lead again?

  • 82'

    GOAL!!! Juan Mata finds the equaliser just moments after Palace took the lead. Wayne Rooney goes on a superb run, picks out Fellaini who leaves it for Mata to hit. What a response! Crystal Palace 1-1 Manchester United.

  • 79'

    GOAL!!! Jason Puncheon is the super sub of the FA Cup Final. Puncheon picks up the ball on the left and fires the ball home past De Gea in the near post. An absolute cracker of a goal. Crystal Palace 1-0 Manchester United.

  • 76'

    Connor Wickham is becoming more and more isolated in this second half. He's lost a few aerial challenges which are vital if Pardew's side are going to get out of their half.

  • 73'

    Young comes on for Rashford who will take up the centre forward position. Van Gaal has used Ashely young in somewhat unconventional positions since he's been United boss. He'll hope that he's got it right tonight.

  • 70'

    The game is broken up for a second time as Marcus Rashford goes down with injury. The youngster is struggling and if he can't continue it will force United's second substitution through injury.

  • 66'

    Darmian replaces Rojo. The Argentine fullback tried to continue on but it looks as though he's suffered from an painful injury here.

  • 64'

    Rojo goes off momentarily after feeling the pain of a crunching Delaney tackle. The Argentine looks fine to continue after much concern from the United bench.

  • 60'

    Crystal Palace have stuck to their tasks well and have defended with purpose and numbers. However, the game is opening up now and chances are coming at both ends of the pitch. The score remains 0-0.

  • 56'

    Chance for Palace! Cabaye provides the cross and the ball falls to Jedinak who couldn't keep the ball down and on target.

  • 53'

    Huge chance!! A great flick from Rashford sees Fellaini on goal but he fires his shot right against the crossbar. Hennessey was cemented to the ground and could only watch as the bar denied the Belgians shot. The closest we've come to seeing a goal here tonight!

  • 52'

    The FA Cup is the oldest trophy in football and is the second best English title to win after the Premier League. It really is one that the fans and players relish.

  • 52'

    The FA Cup is the oldest trophy in football and is the second best English title to win after the Premier League. It really is one that the fans and players relish.

  • 49'

    Palace start the second half by piling in the pressure. A succession of throws and corners pin the Manchester club in their half.

  • 46'

    Manchester United get the second half underway! Who will break the deadlock after the halftime talks here tonight?

  • 45'

    Halftime! The score remains 0-0 and it's all still to play for. A typical final at the highest level! Chances were created and bodies were put on the line. Both managers have work do in in tactics and the players need to produce on the pitch. Second half to follow.

  • 43'

    Yohan Cabaye has been very quiet so far in the first half. He's usually one of Crystal Palace's brightest stars on a very consistent basis. Although United are strong in defence, Pardew will expect a little more from his biggest players.

  • 40'

    Twice now Mark Clattenburg has blow for a foul when Palace have countered and should have had advantage. Alan Pardew is furious because his side were given unnecessary free kicks when gameplay could have been played on.

  • 36'

    Manchester United are finding a lot of joy on the right wing thanks to the pace and skill of Marcus Rashford. Pardew will look to make a tactical change soon because he will want more from his side defensively.

  • 32'

    Huge chance!!! Rashford does really well on the right wing and he picks out a good cross from Martial who's denied by the committed Palace defender.

  • 29'

    Martial's trickery and technical ability has been on show here tonight. He's given Ward a lot of work to do but the Palace right back has done a good job so far. Still 0-0 at Wembley!

  • 25'

    Big chance for Fellaini, a good cross from the corner but can't guide the ball into the back of the net. Delaney did it enough to put the big Belgian off.

  • 23'

    Wayne Hennessey makes a good save to keep Manchester United out. Although Man United have dominated so far, the London based side are starting to get themselves into this game now.

  • 20'

    There's just a small sense around the stadium that Palace might find the opener here. Momentum has shifted and they've found themselves a succession of freekicks and corners.

  • 17'

    Connor Wickham bursts down the wing and earns his side a freekick in a dangerous area! Cabaye takes it and Bolasie gets a very good flick on the freekick. Excellent stop from De Gea!

  • 14'

    Wayne Rooney has had a lot of the ball. He looks hungry to get on it and give of something positive to the team. His pinging ability is phenomenal and he's already made some fantastic contributions so far.

  • 11'

    Alan Pardew will want to see more from his team. United are dominating possession and are preventing Palace from gaining any kind of rhythm and momentum.

  • 8'

    If Crystal Palace win tonight this will be their first ever FA Cup title.

  • 5'

    Both sides gives the ball away cheaply in the midfield but fail to do anything with the ball. Man United's fullbacks are making pacey supportive attacking runs which look like they could be a thorn in Palace's side tonight.

  • 2'

    United take control of possession early on but it will always be Palace's tactics to sit deep and counter attack with pace.

  • 1'

    Kick-off! Palace get the game underway.

  • 0'

    The atmosphere in Wembley this evening is absolutely electric! Both sets of fans enjoying the occasion and making their voices heard. The players are on the pitch and kick-off will commence soon.

  • 0'

    Louis van Gaal leaves Memphis Depay out of the squad for today's final completely. After his big money move from PSV last year, the young dutchman has failed to impress at United.

  • 0'

    Manchester United starting lineup: De Gea, Rojo, Blind, Smalling, Valencia, Carrick, Martial, Rooney, Fellaini, Mata, Rashford. Substitutes: Jones, Young, Romero, Herrera, Schneiderlin, Lingard, Darmian.

  • 0'

    Crystal Palace starting lineup: Hennessey, Ward, Dann, Delaney, Souare, Jedinak, Cabaye, Zaha, McArthur, Bolasie, Wickham. Substitutes: Speroni, Mariappa, Gayle, Adebayor, Sako, Kelly, Puncheon.

  • 0'

    Good evening and welcome to the final of the FA Cup between Crystal Palace and Manchester United. We're in for an entertaining night as we watch the two Premier League clubs battle it out for Glory. Team news to follow.

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Crystal Palace Manchester United
  • 1 Goals 2
    • 78' Jason Puncheon
    • 81' Juan Mata
    • 110' Jesse Lingard
  • 3 Yellow Cards 6
    • 47' Scott Dann
    • 62' Damien Delaney
    • 108' James McArthur
    • 18' Chris Smalling
    • 40' Marcos Rojo
    • 45' Juan Mata
    • 87' Wayne Rooney
    • 101' Marouane Fellaini
    • 111' Jesse Lingard
  • 0 Red Cards 1
    • 105' Chris Smalling
Team Line-ups
  • Joel Ward
  • Scott Dann
  • Yohan Cabaye
  • Yannick Bolasie
  • Wilfried Zaha
  • Wayne Hennessey
  • Mile Jedinak
  • James McArthur
  • Connor Wickham
  • Pape Souare
  • Damien Delaney
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  • 1
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  • David de Gea
  • Marcos Rojo
  • Juan Mata
  • Anthony Martial
  • Wayne Rooney
  • Chris Smalling
  • Michael Carrick
  • Daley Blind
  • Antonio Valencia
  • Marouane Fellaini
  • Marcus Rashford
  • Julian Speroni
  • Adrian Mariappa
  • Dwight Gayle
  • Emmanuel Adebayor
  • Bakary Sako
  • Martin Kelly
  • Jason Puncheon
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  • Phil Jones
  • Ashley Young
  • Sergio Romero
  • Ander Herrera
  • Morgan Schneiderlin
  • Jesse Lingard
  • Matteo Darmian

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