3: 1 against United: Manchester City wins the derby

3: 1 against United: Manchester City wins the derby

Dhe English football champions Manchester City have won the city derby against record champions Manchester United. The still undefeated team in this Premier League season coach Pep Guardiola won on Sunday evening 3-1 (1-0) against the local rivals. City remain the league leaders and two points ahead of second-placed Liverpool FC.

David Silva (12th minute), Sergio Agüero (48) and German international Ilkay Gündogan (86th) scored in his own stadium the goals for the front runner. Anthony Martial's 58th-minute penalty was awarded to United after striker Romelu Lukaku was brought down in the area by goalkeeper Ederson. Both teams had to do without their injured midfielders. City missed Kevin De Bruyne, United Paul Pogba.

The Arsenal FC came surprisingly against newcomers Wolverhampton Wanderers only to a 1-1 (0: 1). Henrich Mchitarjan (86) saved the team of former German international Mesut Özil one point after Ivan Cavaleiro (13) had brought the guests early in the lead. Arsenal remains fifth of the table.

The 18-time English champions FC Liverpool had previously recovered well from his sensitive setback in the Champions League. Five days after the 0-2 draw at Red Star Belgrade, Egyptian superstar Mohamed Salah (41) and former Bayern professional Xherdan Shaqiri (53rd) scored the goals for the hosts.

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