It was a rocking atmosphere at old Trafford to day in the Manchester derby game. Manchester united won the derby game over man city 2-0. The derby game is one that is always in the mind of every united and Manchester city fans. However, it is one of the biggest games in English football and fans and resident in London do look forward to the derby game.
Basically, the game was a very intense one full with some level of drama from both teams. However, man city really presses high on the field of play trying to break down the defense of the home team. But the more they press the more the red devils kept on holding the ground. More so, it was really a fun atmosphere in old Trafford as the stadium was rocking like the good old days.
The Game Play – Manchester united won the Derby Game over Man City 2-0
Manchester city tried in creating more chances in the game but it was due to the fact that Manchester united sit back in most times. Therefore, this really cost the away visitors as they were left to deal with the fast pace from Daniel James when man utd hits on the break. More so, this was a tough one for Peps men to deal with as it nearly cost them some damage.
The first goal of the game cam from Anthony Martial when Fernandes was foul outside the box for the red to secure a set piece. Furthermore, Bruno chipped a brilliant ball through to Martial as he fires out a volley that got pass Ederson Man city goal keeper.
More so, the game continues as Manchester united try to come back to possession with the ball. But some Manchester city was pressing again before the half time break whereby city cling about 75% possession. Basically, the red had to defend their 1-0 lead until few minutes to the end of the game were when Man utd made and impressive build of play via Fred and Ighalo.
But Ederson ran quickly to clear the ball to safety but made a very wrong throw out towards the mid field area. More so, McTominay was very smart to pull a powerful strike from the mid-field area in the 90+6 minute to give the red their second goal 2-0. Manchester as they say is red. More so you can as well view highlights of the game here >>>>>
- Manchester United (3-4-1-2)
- Manchester City (4-3-3)
Starting Line up
De Gea (G)