FA Cup Final Opta Stats: Crystal Palace v Manchester United

Can Manchester United with their 12th FA Cup when they face Crystal Palace?
Can Manchester United with their 12th FA Cup when they face Crystal Palace?
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It's a repeat of an FA Cup final classic, as Crystal Palace meet Manchester United at Wembley. Opta presents the vital statistics.

"Only Reading (14) have scored more goals than Manchester United in this season's FA Cup (12)."

Over 2.5 goals is 2.427/5.

These sides met in the 1990 FA Cup final - Crystal Palace's only FA Cup final to date - United won 1-0 after a replay following a 3-3 draw. Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew played in both of those games for the Eagles. The odds of another draw after 90 minutes is 3.7511/4.

United have reached their first FA Cup final since 2007, and 19th overall (W11 L7).
Only Arsenal (12) have won the trophy more times than the Red Devils. Manchester United are 1.384/11 in the Winner market.

Indeed, Manchester United haven't won the trophy since 2004, and haven't won it at Wembley since 1999. You can lay United to win the competition at 1.392/5.

Crystal Palace have never beaten Man United in the FA Cup (D2 L2). United are 1.774/5 to win in normal time.

Manchester United have won 15 of their last 20 games against the Eagles in all competitions (D4 L1). The draw half-time/Manchester United full-time double result is 5.24/1.

The London side have won their last three games at Wembley Stadium, including both games since it was reopened in 2007 (both against Watford). Palace are 3.55 to lift the cup.

Manchester United have won five of their last seven games at the new Wembley (L2), after failing to win any of their opening six (D5 L1). They are 3.02/1 to win half-time/full-time.

Palace have won six of their last seven FA Cup ties against fellow Premier League sides (L1). They are 5.85/1 to win within 90 minutes.

Only Reading (14) have scored more goals than Manchester United in this season's FA Cup (12). Over 2.5 goals is 2.427/5.

Anthony Martial has been involved in exactly half of Manchester United's 12 FA Cup goals this season (two goals, four assists). Martial is 2.757/4 to score.

Eight different players have scored for Man United in the FA Cup this season, more than any other team. Over 3.5 goals to score is 4.47/2.

Should Crystal Palace win, 83% of their opponents in the competition this year will have been from the top flight - the highest proportion since Liverpool in 2006 (also 83%). The draw half-time/Crystal Palace full-time double result is 11.010/1.

Marcus Rashford has scored eight goals from just 14 shots on target for Manchester United in all competitions. Rashford is 2.26/5 to find the net.

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