The only trophy Manchester United can win this season is the FA Cup. They are just one game away from reaching the final, and this match will be against Coventry tomorrow at the iconic Wembley Stadium.

Manchester United defeated Liverpool in a dramatic FA Cup quarterfinal to book their place in the semifinal, while Coventry defeated Wolves to qualify. The Red Devils have been going through a difficult time this season and failed to win a match since they defeated Liverpool in the FA Cup quarterfinal. Now, the chance arrives for the Ten Hag boys to reach the final of this tournament.

Ten Hag on Coventry

Man United boss Erik Ten Hag appreciated Coventry’s journey in the press conference. Ten Hag said, “It’s a huge performance from them and they did so well last season. They were only so close to promotion to the Premier League, then they lost some good players and then you have to rebuild and that’s normal but they are still playing and fighting for promotion because they can still go into the playoffs and go for another chance into the Premier League.”

Stats & Facts

  • Manchester United have a very strong record against Coventry. They have registered 13 wins from the 15 meetings with Coventry across all competitions. 
  • The two teams haven’t faced off against each other since 2007. Their last meeting saw Man United losing to Coventry at Old Trafford by a 2-0 margin.
  • Manchester United last played against Coventry in the FA Cup was in the 1986-1987 season when Coventry defeated the Red Devils with a tiny 1-0 margin.
  • Man United have progressed from 21 of their 32 FA Cup semifinals. They would reach the final for the record 22nd time in history.
  • Since Man United won the Carabao Cup last season at Wembley, they are looking to reach back-to-back finals at Wembley for the first time since 1996.
  • Coventry have played only one semifinal in the FA Cup, which was in the 1986-1987 season. Surprisingly, they won the tournament in this season.

Team News

Coventry midfielder Kasey Palmer is unavailable for the match due to a suspension. This is a huge loss for Coventry, as Kasey Palmer has been the best player for them in this tournament. He has scored two goals and registered four assists from his five appearances for Coventry in the FA Cup. They will be without Jamie Allen and Tatsuhiro Sakamoto due to their respective injury.

Manchester United, meanwhile, have been struggling with tons of injuries since the start of the season. The Red Devils will miss the service of Anthony Martial, Tyrell Malacia, Luke Shaw, Victor Lindelof, Lisandro Martinez, and Raphael Varane because of their injury.

Possible Lineup for Coventry:

Collins; Latibeaudiere, Thomas, Kitching, Dasilva; Sheaf, Eccles; Van Ewijk, O’Hare, Wright; Simms

Possible Lineup for Man United:

Onana; Dalot, Kambwala, Maguire, Wan-Bissaka; Casemiro, Mainoo; Garnacho, Fernandes, Rashford; Hojlund

Prediction: Man United 2-0 Coventry

Man United are winless in their last four games in the Premier League, yet they are the favorite against Coventry at Palmer. Bruno Fernandes has been brilliant for the Red Devils in their last few games. He can create chances to help Man United take an early lead at Wembley Stadium.

Betfair Odds

Coventry: 5.50

Draw: 4.75

Man United: 1.50

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