Crystal Palace To Face Manchester United In FA Cup Final
Crystal Palace on Sunday evening set up a repeat of the 1990 English FA Cup final against Manchester United after Yannick Bolasie and Connor Wickham secured a 2-1 victory over Watford at Wembley.
Bolasie headed in Yohan Cabaye’s corner to put Palace in front but after six minutes Troy Deeney sparked the semi-final into life with Watford’s equaliser nine minutes after halftime.
The equaliser, however, only lasted for seven minutes as Wickham popped up with the winning goal on 61 minutes.
Manchester United had defeated Everton 2-0 at Wembley on Saturday to go through into a record-equalling 19th FA Cup final.
Marouane Fellaini gave United a deserved first-half lead from close range and goalkeeper David de Gea also brilliantly saved Romelu Lukaku’s 57th-minute penalty.
An injury-time goal by Anthony Martial ensured Louis van Gaal’s side will face Crystal Palace.