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Roy Keane Absolutely Obliterates Two United Players For Role In Manchester City FA Cup Winner

Roy Keane Absolutely Obliterates Two United Players For Role In Manchester City FA Cup Winner
By Gary Connaughton Updated
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Manchester City have taken another step towards the treble this afternoon, defeating rivals Manchester United 2-1 in the FA Cup final at Wembley Stadium.

It was a game of relatively few chances, although Pep Guardiola's side seemed to be in control for large periods.

They took the lead via Ilkay Gundogan's strike in the opening minute, with the German scoring the fastest goal scoring FA Cup final history after just 13 seconds. Erik ten Hag's side responded reasonably well at that point, levelling the scores via a controversial penalty just after the half hour mark.

Manchester United would have been buoyed the manner the first half played out, although it didn't take long for them to come crashing back down to earth after the interval.

Ilkay Gundogan scored his second goal of the game five minutes into the second half, producing another strike from outside the box. However, on this occasion you would have expected David De Gea to do much better.

The Germany international did well to steer the shot on goal, but it was hardly the most powerful of shots. De Gea got a fingertip to it and you would have expected him to react far quicker to what was a rather tame effort.


Manchester City firmly took control of the game as a result of this goal, with Erik ten Hag's side not really troubling the opposition outside of a couple of long range efforts.


In the end, it was a fairly routine victory for the Premier League champions.

Roy Keane lays into Manchester United players over FA Cup goal

David De Gea is out of contract this summer, although it has been widely suggested that he will sign a new deal to keep him at Manchester United next season. That has not gone down well with many of the club's supporters, who feel that his performances have been well short of the standard required to get the team back competing for the top honours.

Roy Keane has been one of the Spaniard's biggest critics in recent seasons and he wasn't impressed with this error that cost his side dearly.


Speaking on ITV, he hammered both De Gea and Fred (who cheaply conceded the initial free-kick) for their role in the goal.

Fred has got [De Bruyne] where he wants him, he has his back to goal. It's just the height of stupidity. We have seen that so many times over the years.

We have seen Man City do this set-piece before, they look for someone  at the edge of the box. Gundogan doesn't quite hit it cleanly and it goes through a lot of bodies, but Man United have got to get a new goalkeeper.

They need a new striker and a new goalkeeper. They need some other players and some strength in depth, but they need to get a goalkeeper and a world class striker.

I'm sick of saying it...

I've played with some top goalkeepers and they get you over the line in certain games. That could have been the difference today. You're expecting your goalkeeper to save that and he didn't.

Man United need a world class goalkeeper, and he isn't...

I'm not saying they're not decent lads, they probably are, but they're not good enough for Man United in tight games.

That's why they will be chasing Man City for the next few years, unless they go and spend the money to get the players that Man United deserve.

He didn't hold back here.

It seems clear at this point that David De Gea is not good enough to start for a club that has ambitions to compete for the biggest honours on a consistent basis. Manchester United have a big decision to make this summer.

SEE ALSO: Roy Keane Calls Out ITV Colleague Over FA Cup Final Penalty Decision Comments

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