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FA Cup Final: Arsenal Legend Pinpoints Mistake Ten Hag Made
- Ian Wright has claimed Erik ten Hag made a squad selection mistake during their FA Cup final against Man City
- According to Wright, Alejandro Garnacho should have started as he showed he had a 'little more thrust'
- The Red Devils were humbled 2-1 by their city rivals to miss out on the prestigious crown
Arsenal legend Ian Wright has pinpointed the mistake Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag made during their FA Cup final against rivals Man City.
United were stunned 2-1 by the Citizens during the Saturday, June 3, cracker staged at the Wembley Stadium to miss out on the crown.
Sky Sports reports Ilkay Gundogan was City's match hero as he netted a stunning brace to put his side on course to securing a historic treble.
Gundogan needed just 12 seconds to bag the opener in what was the fastest-ever goal scored in the final of the tournament.
Bruno Fernandes drew United level before the break, only for Gundogan to score the winner with a valley in the second half.
Ten Hag made selection mistake
Ian Wright, a former Arsenal star, has now claimed that Ten Hag made a costly mistake in his squad selection during the final.
According to Wright, the Dutchman should have started youngster Alejandro Garnacho upfront.
Ten Hag opted for a front-three of Marcus Rashford, Bruno Fernandes and Jadon Sancho, but Wright contends Garnacho should have been in the starting XI.
"I thought we would see more from Manchester United. They improved after Garnacho came on and he definitely should have started the game for me. He proved he had a little bit more thrust about him," Wright told ITV Football via Metro UK.
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Earlier, Sports Brief reported Manchester United should invest in a goalkeeper soon as David de Gea is not good enough, according to Red Devils legend Roy Keane.
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Keane, known for his straight talk, delivered his brutal verdict after United lost 2-1 to Manchester City in the FA Cup final.
The thrilling clash at Wembley saw Ilkay Gundogan score two stunning goals for his side, including a fairly tame volley six minutes into the second half.