Ilkay Gundogan scores the fastest goal in the FA Cup final as he opens the scoring against Man United after just 13 SECONDS with a sumptuous volley at Wembley
- Man City take on Man United in FA Cup final as they chase historic treble
- Ilkay Gundogan opened the scoring with a superb volley after just 13 seconds
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Ilkay Gundogan stunned Manchester United by scoring the fastest goal in FA Cup final history in just 13 seconds to open the scoring for Manchester City.
In a spectacular start at Wembley, the German midfielder fired home a sumptuous volley from outside the box as the game had just begun, sending City fans into a frenzy at Wembley.
Pep Guardiola’s side kicked things off with Gundogan passing straight to goalkeeper Stefan Ortega.
City’s No.2 goalscorer fired the ball up, Erling Haaland winning his header.
But as Victor Lindelof tried to clear the ball, he deflected Kevin de Bruyne and Gundogan stole it into the top corner.
Ilkay Gundogan scored the fastest goal in FA Cup final history after just 13 seconds
The German midfielder fired a sumptuous volley from outside the box to beat David De Gea
The 32-year-old has been in majestic form for City over the past few months, stepping up at key moments as they lift the Premier League title for a third consecutive season.
Gundogan scored twice in crucial wins over Leeds and Everton as they overturned an eight-point deficit against Arsenal and lifted their first trophy in the hunt for a historic treble.
City started well at Wembley with Rodri closing in after stunning Gundogan as they looked to dominate possession from the start.
However, Bruno Fernandes equalized from the penalty spot for United after a controversial handball decision on Jack Grealish.
If City can emerge victorious on Saturday, they will then travel to Istanbul to face Inter Milan in the Champions League final next weekend as they aim to become the first and only team since United in 1998-99 to win a hat-trick.
The first goal sent City fans into delirium as they chased a historic hat-trick next week