FA Cup Semifinals: Beat Brighton, Manchester United Challenge Manchester City in the Final!

FA Cup Semifinals: Beat Brighton, Manchester United Challenge Manchester City in the Final!

The 2022-2023 FA Cup semifinal results for the Brighton & Hove Albion vs Manchester United match are known. Man United managed to win via a penalty shootout because the score was maintained at 0-0 during normal match time. In the penalty shootout, Man United won with a score of 7-6.

The Brighton & Hove Albion vs Manchester United match was held at Wembley Stadium, London, Monday (24/4/2023). This victory brought the Red Devils -nicknamed Man United- to qualify for the final round.

In the final, Man United has been waiting for its opponent, namely city rivals, Manchester City. Because, Man City succeeded in overthrowing Sheffield United in the semifinals with a score of 3-0.

A fierce duel was presented in Brighton’s meeting with Man United. In fact, Erik ten Hag’s troops had to be surprised by a number of golden opportunities that Brighton had earlier in the match.

One of them was created through the action of Alexis Max Allister. But unfortunately, his shot still couldn’t make the ball nestle into Man United’s goal, which was escorted by the mainstay goalkeeper, David de Gea.

Faced with this condition, Man United did not remain silent. They also continue to try to build accurate attacks. The opportunity was finally obtained through the actions of Bruno Fernandes. But unfortunately, the ball kick was wide of the goal.

Buying and selling attacks continued to be presented after that. Man United tried their luck again in injury time through the cooperation of Christian Eriksen and Marcus Rashford. However, Rashford’s shot was saved by Sanchez.

The two teams were still unable to break the deadlock until the referee sounded the long whistle marking the end of the first half. The 0-0 score also decorated the game.

The game was even more fierce in the second half because Man United and Brighton both didn’t want to lose their tickets to the final round. This ambition even made De Gea have to work hard to guard Man United’s goal because he was often attacked by opposing teams.

One of them occurred in the 46th minute through Enciso’s action. Luckily, De Gea was able to swiftly block incoming balls. Score 0-0 was still awake.

Man United also did not remain silent to find that their goal was continuously being battered. They also managed to appear more dominant in the middle of the second half.

One of the opportunities was obtained through the action of Marcus Rashford, who fired a hard shot at Brighton’s goal. But again, these efforts have not bear fruit. The 0-0 score was maintained until the end of the second half.

With the score 0-0 being maintained, the Brighton vs Man United match had to go into extra time. In this round, the tempo of the game seemed to be slower than in normal times.

Man United almost opened the scoring if Marcus Rashford’s shot was not blocked by the Brighton goalkeeper. Even though both teams struggled to score goals, the score remained 0-0. As a result, the game ended up going to a penalty shootout.

In the penalty shootout, the fierce competition between Man United and Brighton was still visible. Brighton, who received a penalty opportunity first, managed to do his job well. It was Alexis Mac Allister who brought Brighton a 1-0 lead.

Then, Man United also managed to respond through Casemiro’s actions. He became Man United’s first kicker. Score 1-1 was decorated on the scoreboard.

After that, Brighton continued their positive trend through the next 5 kickers. They are Pascal Grob, Undav, Estupinan, Dunk, and Webster. Man United also responded smoothly through the kicks of 4 players, namely Diogo Dalot, Jadon Sancho, Rashford, Sabitzer and Weghorst.

In the seventh kicker, Brighton had a nightmare. March failed to net the ball against Man United because his shot still sent the ball flying over the goal. Man United also succeeded in sealing a ticket to the final because Victor Lindelof had successfully completed his task.

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