English FA Cup

Coventry City vs Manchester United, 2023-24 English FA Cup, Semifinals

· Manchester United advance 4-2 on penalties
  • 71': Ellis Simms
  • 79': Callum O'Hare
  • 90'+5': Haji Wright (P)
FT - Penalties
3 - 3
Manchester United advance 4-2 on penalties
  • 23': Scott McTominay
  • 45'+1': Harry Maguire
  • 58': Bruno Fernandes

Man United survive scare to edge Coventry in FA Cup semifinal

Manchester United survived one of the most astonishing FA Cup semifinal comebacks ever to beat second-tier Coventry City on penalties in a spellbinding clash that ended 3-3 after extra time at Wembley Stadium on Sunday.

Match Timeline

  • 0': Lineups are announced and players are warming up.
  • 0': First Half begins.
  • 3': Attempt blocked. Alejandro Garnacho (Manchester United) left footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Bruno Fernandes.
  • 3': Ben Sheaf (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 3': Foul by Rasmus Højlund (Manchester United).
  • 5': Attempt blocked. Marcus Rashford (Manchester United) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Rasmus Højlund.
  • 5': Corner, Manchester United. Conceded by Bobby Thomas.
  • 6': Attempt missed. Alejandro Garnacho (Manchester United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Bruno Fernandes with a headed pass.
  • 6': Callum O'Hare (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 6': Foul by Kobbie Mainoo (Manchester United).
  • 8': Corner, Coventry City. Conceded by Aaron Wan-Bissaka.
  • 12': Attempt blocked. Marcus Rashford (Manchester United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Bruno Fernandes.
  • 15': Foul by Joel Latibeaudiere (Coventry City).
  • 15': Rasmus Højlund (Manchester United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 19': Attempt missed. Marcus Rashford (Manchester United) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Casemiro.
  • 20': Attempt blocked. Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Marcus Rashford.
  • 21': Corner, Manchester United. Conceded by Joel Latibeaudiere.
  • 21': Attempt missed. Alejandro Garnacho (Manchester United) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Bruno Fernandes following a corner.
  • 22': Alejandro Garnacho (Manchester United) wins a free kick on the right wing.
  • 22': Foul by Liam Kitching (Coventry City).
  • 23': Goal! Coventry City 0, Manchester United 1. Scott McTominay (Manchester United) left footed shot from very close range to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Diogo Dalot with a cross.
  • 27': Foul by Marcus Rashford (Manchester United).
  • 27': Milan van Ewijk (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 32': Foul by Scott McTominay (Manchester United).
  • 32': Jake Bidwell (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 33': Attempt blocked. Jake Bidwell (Coventry City) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
  • 43': Attempt blocked. Rasmus Højlund (Manchester United) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Bruno Fernandes.
  • 45': Attempt saved. Marcus Rashford (Manchester United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top right corner. Assisted by Diogo Dalot.
  • 45': Corner, Manchester United. Conceded by Bradley Collins.
  • 45'+1': Goal! Coventry City 0, Manchester United 2. Harry Maguire (Manchester United) header from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Bruno Fernandes with a cross following a corner.
  • 45'+2': First Half ends, Coventry City 0, Manchester United 2.
  • 45': Second Half begins Coventry City 0, Manchester United 2.
  • 47': Attempt missed. Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Kobbie Mainoo.
  • 48': Callum O'Hare (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 48': Foul by Kobbie Mainoo (Manchester United).
  • 49': Foul by Ben Sheaf (Coventry City).
  • 49': Marcus Rashford (Manchester United) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 50': Attempt blocked. Marcus Rashford (Manchester United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Bruno Fernandes.
  • 50': Ellis Simms (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 50': Foul by Kobbie Mainoo (Manchester United).
  • 53': Attempt missed. Ben Sheaf (Coventry City) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Callum O'Hare.
  • 55': Corner, Coventry City. Conceded by Aaron Wan-Bissaka.
  • 58': Goal! Coventry City 0, Manchester United 3. Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United) left footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom left corner.
  • 60': Corner, Coventry City. Conceded by Aaron Wan-Bissaka.
  • 61': Attempt missed. Ben Sheaf (Coventry City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right following a corner.
  • 62': Aaron Wan-Bissaka (Manchester United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 62': Foul by Josh Eccles (Coventry City).
  • 62': Attempt blocked. Alejandro Garnacho (Manchester United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Casemiro with a headed pass.
  • 62': Attempt missed. Harry Maguire (Manchester United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high following a set piece situation.
  • 63': Substitution, Coventry City. Luis Binks replaces Liam Kitching.
  • 63': Substitution, Coventry City. Fábio Tavares replaces Joel Latibeaudiere.
  • 63': Substitution, Coventry City. Victor Torp replaces Josh Eccles.
  • 64': Corner, Coventry City. Conceded by Aaron Wan-Bissaka.
  • 65': Attempt blocked. Victor Torp (Coventry City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
  • 66': Substitution, Manchester United. Antony replaces Alejandro Garnacho.
  • 68': Attempt missed. Callum O'Hare (Coventry City) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Milan van Ewijk with a cross.
  • 71': Goal! Coventry City 1, Manchester United 3. Ellis Simms (Coventry City) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Fábio Tavares with a cross.
  • 72': Substitution, Manchester United. Christian Eriksen replaces Kobbie Mainoo.
  • 77': Offside, Manchester United. Marcus Rashford is caught offside.
  • 77': Ben Sheaf (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 77': Foul by Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United).
  • 78': Attempt blocked. Antony (Manchester United) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Diogo Dalot.
  • 79': Goal! Coventry City 2, Manchester United 3. Callum O'Hare (Coventry City) right footed shot from outside the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Ellis Simms.
  • 80': Substitution, Coventry City. Jay Dasilva replaces Jake Bidwell.
  • 81': Attempt missed. Ben Sheaf (Coventry City) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Fábio Tavares.
  • 82': Foul by Bobby Thomas (Coventry City).
  • 82': Rasmus Højlund (Manchester United) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 82': Bobby Thomas (Coventry City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 82': Corner, Manchester United. Conceded by Haji Wright.
  • 83': Corner, Coventry City. Conceded by Harry Maguire.
  • 85': Attempt saved. Victor Torp (Coventry City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.
  • 85': André Onana (Manchester United) is shown the yellow card.
  • 89': Attempt blocked. Haji Wright (Coventry City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Milan van Ewijk.
  • 89': Attempt blocked. Victor Torp (Coventry City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
  • 90'+3': Penalty conceded by Aaron Wan-Bissaka (Manchester United) with a hand ball in the penalty area.
  • 90'+5': Goal! Coventry City 3, Manchester United 3. Haji Wright (Coventry City) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.
  • 90'+7': Attempt blocked. Ellis Simms (Coventry City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Fábio Tavares with a cross.
  • 90'+7': Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 90'+7': Foul by Ben Sheaf (Coventry City).
  • 90'+7': Substitution, Manchester United. Amad Diallo replaces Marcus Rashford because of an injury.
  • 90'+11': Second Half ends, Coventry City 3, Manchester United 3.
  • 90': First Half Extra Time begins Coventry City 3, Manchester United 3.
  • 94': Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United) hits the bar with a right footed shot from outside the box. Assisted by Amad Diallo.
  • 95': Delay in match because of an injury Fábio Tavares (Coventry City).
  • 96': Delay over. They are ready to continue.
  • 97': Attempt missed. Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Casemiro.
  • 99': Attempt blocked. Christian Eriksen (Manchester United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Amad Diallo.
  • 102': Attempt missed. Ben Sheaf (Coventry City) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Milan van Ewijk.
  • 102': Foul by Amad Diallo (Manchester United).
  • 102': Victor Torp (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 103': Substitution, Manchester United. Omari Forson replaces Scott McTominay.
  • 104': Attempt blocked. Haji Wright (Coventry City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Jay Dasilva.
  • 105': Attempt saved. Omari Forson (Manchester United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Bruno Fernandes.
  • 105': Corner, Manchester United. Conceded by Bradley Collins.
  • 105'+1': Attempt blocked. Antony (Manchester United) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.
  • 105'+1': Foul by Omari Forson (Manchester United).
  • 105'+1': Victor Torp (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 105'+2': First Half Extra Time ends, Coventry City 3, Manchester United 3.
  • 105': Second Half Extra Time begins Coventry City 3, Manchester United 3.
  • 105': Substitution, Coventry City. Matt Godden replaces Fábio Tavares because of an injury.
  • 107': Attempt saved. Harry Maguire (Manchester United) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is saved in the top centre of the goal.
  • 107': Corner, Manchester United. Conceded by Bradley Collins.
  • 108': Corner, Manchester United. Conceded by Luis Binks.
  • 110': Attempt blocked. Rasmus Højlund (Manchester United) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Harry Maguire.
  • 110': Attempt blocked. Matt Godden (Coventry City) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Ben Sheaf.
  • 110': Corner, Coventry City. Conceded by Casemiro.
  • 111': Antony (Manchester United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 111': Foul by Jay Dasilva (Coventry City).
  • 111': Jay Dasilva (Coventry City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 112': Attempt missed. Haji Wright (Coventry City) left footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Callum O'Hare following a fast break.
  • 115': Attempt missed. Antony (Manchester United) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Aaron Wan-Bissaka.
  • 115': Attempt missed. Amad Diallo (Manchester United) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right.
  • 116': Attempt saved. Ellis Simms (Coventry City) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the top centre of the goal.
  • 117': Attempt missed. Omari Forson (Manchester United) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Amad Diallo.
  • 119': Attempt missed. Antony (Manchester United) left footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Bruno Fernandes with a headed pass.
  • 120': Foul by Victor Torp (Coventry City).
  • 120': Omari Forson (Manchester United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 120'+1': Offside, Coventry City. Haji Wright is caught offside.
  • 120'+1': GOAL OVERTURNED BY VAR: Victor Torp (Coventry City) scores but the goal is ruled out after a VAR review.
  • 120'+3': VAR Decision: No Goal Coventry City 3-3 Manchester United.
  • 120'+3': Corner, Manchester United. Conceded by Bobby Thomas.
  • 120'+4': Second Half Extra Time ends, Coventry City 3, Manchester United 3.
  • 120': Penalty Shootout begins Coventry City 3, Manchester United 3.
  • 120': Penalty saved. Casemiro (Manchester United) right footed shot saved in the centre of the goal.
  • 120': Goal! Coventry City 3(1), Manchester United 3. Haji Wright (Coventry City) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.
  • 120': Goal! Coventry City 3(1), Manchester United 3(1). Diogo Dalot (Manchester United) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.
  • 120': Goal! Coventry City 3(2), Manchester United 3(1). Victor Torp (Coventry City) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the top right corner.
  • 120': Goal! Coventry City 3(2), Manchester United 3(2). Christian Eriksen (Manchester United) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.
  • 120': Penalty saved. Callum O'Hare (Coventry City) right footed shot saved in the bottom left corner.
  • 120': Goal! Coventry City 3(2), Manchester United 3(3). Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.
  • 120': André Onana (Manchester United) is shown the yellow card.
  • 120': Penalty missed. Ben Sheaf (Coventry City) right footed shot is high and wide to the left.
  • 120': Bradley Collins (Coventry City) is shown the yellow card.
  • 120': Goal! Coventry City 3(2), Manchester United 3(4). Rasmus Højlund (Manchester United) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the bottom right corner.
  • 120': Penalty Shootout ends, Coventry City 3(2), Manchester United 3(4).
  • 0': Match ends, Coventry City 3(2), Manchester United 3(4).

Statistics

https://a.espncdn.com/combiner/i?img=/i/teamlogos/soccer/500/360.png&h=25&scale=crop&w=25&location=originMAN COVhttps://a.espncdn.com/combiner/i?img=/i/teamlogos/soccer/500/388.png&h=25&scale=crop&w=25&location=origin
10 Fouls 8
2 Yellow Cards 3
0 Red Cards 0
1 Offsides 1
8 Corner Kicks 6
2 Saves 3
58 Possession 42
28 SHOTS 18
6 ON GOAL 5
0.2 On Target % 0.3
0 Penalty Goals 1
0 Penalty Kicks Taken 1
714 Accurate Passes 476
812 Passes 581
0.9 Pass Completion % 0.8
1 Accurate Crosses 5
20 Crosses 21
0.1 Cross % 0.2
72 Long Balls 82
38 Accurate Long Balls 40
0.5 Long Balls % 0.5
11 Blocked Shots 7
9 Effective Tackles 11
14 Tackles 19
0.6 Tackle % 0.6
12 Interceptions 5
17 Effective Clearances 23
17 Clearances 23

Game Information

Competition: English FA Cup

Venue: Wembley Stadium
Location: London, England
Attendance: 83,672

Line-Ups

COV Coventry City (3-4-1-2)

No. Name
40 Bradley Collins (GK) Yellow Card
22 Joel Latibeaudiere
15 Liam Kitching
4 Bobby Thomas Yellow Card
28 Josh Eccles
14 Ben Sheaf
10 Callum O'Hare
21 Jake Bidwell
27 Milan van Ewijk
11 Haji Wright
9 Ellis Simms

MAN Manchester United (4-2-3-1)

No. Name
24 André Onana (GK) Yellow Card
5 Harry Maguire
18 Casemiro
29 Aaron Wan-Bissaka
20 Diogo Dalot
8 Bruno Fernandes
37 Kobbie Mainoo
39 Scott McTominay
11 Rasmus Højlund
10 Marcus Rashford
17 Alejandro Garnacho

English FA Cup News

Rob McElhenney reveals plans with Tom Brady for Wrexham vs. Birmingham
Rob McElhenney reveals plans with Tom Brady for Wrexham vs. Birmingham

Rob McElhenney reveals he is hoping to watch Wrexham play Birmingham in League One with Tom Brady.

Could Man United tempt Alphonso Davies to join the club?
Could Man United tempt Alphonso Davies to join the club?

Gab Marcotti debates the future of Alphonso Davies if he doesn't join Real Madrid this summer.

Why Riccardo Calafiori is a 'great fit' for Arsenal
Why Riccardo Calafiori is a 'great fit' for Arsenal

Craig Burley and Steve Nicol discuss Arsenal's links to Bologna defender Riccardo Calafiori.

Ogden: Yoro interest a clear shift in transfer policy at Man United
Ogden: Yoro interest a clear shift in transfer policy at Man United

Mark Ogden assesses Manchester United's hopes of signing Leny Yoro from Lille.

Ogden: England have to show ambition by targeting Jurgen Klopp
Ogden: England have to show ambition by targeting Jurgen Klopp

Mark Ogden explains why he thinks Jurgen Klopp is the best candidate to replace Gareth Southgate.