After all the hype, in the end we had to settle for a less-than-classic FA Cup final. United did seem to control the game, but only just, I thought.
As always, such games will be decided by a solitary goal during a single moment of brilliance. And that moment came courtesy of one Didier Drogba. Not Ronaldo, nor Rooney.
Notwithstanding the dour affair on the pitch, the architecture and design of the new Wembley is a sight to behold - typical of all Sir Norman Foster's works.