Manchester United vs Manchester City 1-6 Highlights
22' [0-1] Mario Balotelli
60' [0-2] Mario Balotelli
69' [0-3] Sergio Agüero
81' [1-3] Darren Fletcher
89' [1-4] Edin Dzeko
90' [1-5] David Silva
90' +1 [1-6] Edin Dzeko
One of the most awaited Manchester derbies in English Premier League (EPL) takes place on 23rd October 2011 as Manchester United and Manchester City go head-to-head at Old Trafford, Manchester. The two rival clubs Man Utd and Man City have been ranked at the top of their games almost all season long. While Manchester City stands at the top of the EPL, Manchester United is named at the second place of the list.
Manchester United vs Manchester City Lineups :
MU : David De Gea, Chris Smalling, Rio Ferdinand, Jonny Evans, Patrice Evra, Ashley Young, Nani, Darren Fletcher, Anderson, Danny Welbeck, Wayne Rooney
Man City : Joe Hart, Gaël Clichy, Joleon Lescott, Micah Richards, Vincent Kompany, David Silva, James Milner, Gareth Barry, Yaya Touré, Mario Balotelli, Sergio Agüero
Manchester United are currently standing in an unexpected position of looking up at their neighbors in the English Premier League Table meanwhile Manchester City sit two points ahead of them. Therefore, the upcoming match between MU and Man City on this Sunday is considered the massive game for the both two sides because a victory here could decide where the Premier League trophy ends up this season.
Manchester United have won 24 of their last 25 Premier League games at Old Trafford, but Manchester City go into the derby two points clear at the top of the table
The match between Manchester City and Manchester United is the one of the biggest clashes of the Premier League season so far. Although Manchester City are currently top and look like proper contenders for the title this season, Manchester United are their first big rivals who are attempting to do anything to stop them.
Manchester United vs Manchester City 2011 Highlights: The match is set to be kicked-off on Sunday, the 23rd October 2011 in Old Trafford, Manchester
Manchester United have won five and lost none of the last six Premier League matches against their Manchester City rivals. Man Utd have also already defeated Man City 3-2 at Wembley Stadium in London with goals from Chris Smalling and Nani, who was declared Man of the match.
It has been calculated that Manchester City have fired in more shots on target than any other side in the Premier League. However, MU have scored with a higher percentage of their shots than any other team in the league (24%), while their rival Man City are ranked second scoring with 20%.
Manchester City have fired in more shots on target than any other side in the Premier League
The forthcoming Manchester Derby isn’t just the 161st meeting between Manchester City and Manchester United, it will determine who will gain the early control of the EPL marching into November. Although Man City has dealt with the controversy around Carlos Tevez, they have scored several impressive goals. Meanwhile, Man Utd haven’t missed a beat until recently although they had to address injuries of many key players.
Manchester City have scored several impressive goals during this season