Where to watch the FA Cup final: Man City vs Manchester United TV channel

Manchester United face Manchester City in the FA Cup final with talk of the “treble” dominating the Wembley showpiece.

City have the Premier League title in the bag and now face rivals United in the FA Cup final and Inter in the Champions League final on consecutive weekends.

Pep Guardiola’s side are attempting to equal United’s treble, famously achieved in the 1999 season - the only time the treble has been won in England.

Erik ten Hag’s United already have the Carabao Cup in their trophy room and the chance to deny City in the first-ever all-Manchester FA Cup final is all the motivation they need.

Here’s everything you need to know.

When is the FA Cup final and what time does it kick off?

The 2022/23 FA Cup final takes place at Wembley on Saturday 3 June 2023. Kick-off is at 3pm.

Where can I watch it?

The FA Cup final is free-to-air, so viewers can watch on BBC 1, ITV 1 and STV. For those wishing to stream the match it will be visible on the BBC Sport website, the BBC iPlayer, ITVX and STV Player.

Confirmed line-ups

Manchester City: Ortega, Walker, Dias, Akanji, Stones, Rodri, Silva, Gundogan, De Bruyne, Grealish, Haaland

Manchester United: De Gea, Wan-Bissaka, Varane, Lindelof, Shaw, Casemiro, Fred, Eriksen, Fernandes, Rashford, Sancho

Team news

Pep Guardiola eased concerns over the fitness of a number of key Manchester City players ahead of the FA Cup final. Jack Grealish, Kevin De Bruyne, Ruben Dias and Manuel Akanji all missed the champions’ final Premier League game of the season at Brentford last week but those players all start. Guardiola has also confirmed second-choice goalkeeper Stefan Ortega will start at Wembley, in keeping with his usual policy for domestic cup fixtures.

Antony misses out on the final due to an ankle injury and is joins Anthony Martial, Marcel Sabitzer and Lisandro Martinez on the sidelines. Other than squad backups Donny van de Beek and Tom Heaton, everyone else is available. Fred starts in midfield with Alejandro Garnacho on the bench.


City 11/21

Draw 39/10

United 11/2


Pep Guardiola’s team are naturally superior to Erik ten Hag’s across the board, but stopping a rival emulate your own history is a powerful motivator. Perhaps leg No.2 of the treble bid is the one which won’t quite go City’s way. Man City 1-2 Man United.