Historically, the Manchester derby is to put United ahead: 56 wins, 47 draws and 43 defeats against City. But since 2010, the trend is reversed with the renewal of Citizens. With this new shock this Sunday, the Skyblues have confirmed their superiority over the Red Devils, deprived of Paul Pogba, injured.
In the Etihad Stadium, Pep Guardiola's men had José Mourinho's (3-1). A victory that brings to nine the number of successes of City on United, since the season 2010-2011 (for three draws and five defeats) in Premier League.
Another goal for Martial
The Citizens took the best start in this meeting by quickly opening the mark by David Silva (12th). Amorphous in attack, United was surprised from the return of the locker room by Aguero (2-0, 48th). In difficulty, the Red Devils relied on their man in form: Anthony Martial. The Frenchman recalled this week at the Bleus converted a penalty, his sixth goal on the last five meetings.
5 – Anthony Martial became the 5th French player to score in at least 5 consecutive Premier League matches, after Thierry Henry (3 times), Eric Cantona, Nicolas Anelka and Olivier Giroud. Club. #MUNMCIpic.twitter.com/pDQiMwmPS1
– OptaJean (@OptaJean) November 11, 2018
At the end of the match, Ilkay Gundogan came to knock United out by scoring the third goal of City, which sealed their victory. Manchester City is still leader of the Premier League. United points to a sad eighth place.