Man City beat Man United 4-1 in the Manchester Derby.


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Man City beat Man United 4-1 in the Manchester United as De Bruyne and Mahrez both score a brace each.

Man City beat Man United
De Bruyne celebrating

Lineups

Man City

Citizens started in a 4-3-3 formation with Mahrez,Foden and Grealish upfront.

Rodri partnered De Bruyne and Bernardo Silva in the middle.

Walker and Cancelo started as full backs with Stones and Laporte as centre halves.Ederson started in goal.

Man United

United fielded a 4-2-3-1 formation with Bruno uptop and Pogba, Sancho and Elanga behind him.

Fred and Mctominay played as a double pivot with Telles and Wan-Bissaka as full backs.

Maguire and Lindelof started as centre halves with De Gea in the goal.

Match Report

Match started and De Bruyne scored for City inside the first 5 minutes.After a brilliant start by city,Sancho equalised for United from an assist by Pogba.

But,in the 27th minute De Bruyne struck again and City got their lead back.

City ended the half with a one goal lead.

Second half started and United looked a bit off.As a result, City controlled the game and Mahrez scored a brace too with an assist from De Bruyne and Gundogan each.

Man City beat Man United
City players celebrating

City had about 72% possession and completely dominated the red devils.

City had around 23 shots compared to 5 of United.

United were showing some intent in the first half but,completely switched off in the second one.

Whereas, City was looking dominating from the first minute and completed the game in style.

Now, Manchester City are 16 points clear on the top of the table and ade maintaining a great form and are playing beautiful football.

Conclusion

Ronaldo was not included in the squad for United and other players didn’t step up too.

As a result United suffered a big loss in the Derby and are now 5th on the table.

Their top 4 chances are looking very slim. As, Arsenal on the other hand are a point ahead of them and have played 3 less games.

Now,City will face Sporting in the UCL midweek.Moreover, that tie is merely looking a formality as City lead the first leg 5-0.

As for United, they haven’t been themselves this season.After ending last season at 2nd spot in the league.

They were expected to put on a show this time. But, they failed to do so and now their top 4 chances aren’t major too.

Man City beat Man United : Match Report


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