Manchester United vs Manchester City – Premier League Preview
Manchester United vs Manchester City:
The Derby Match:
Date: 23 October 2011 – Time: 1:30 PM
Venue: Old Trafford, Manchester
Two of the leading contenders for the English Premier League match are Manchester United and Manchester City playing hard for the top spot will go head to head for the Manchester Derby which is getting more excitement and anticipation than before. In the recent few years Derby has been so massive and attract so much support from both the sides that it is fast becoming one of the biggest derby matches in Europe.
Cash rich Manchester City have bought in some big name players in the last couple of years, with the likes of Tevez, Silva, Bolatelli, Aguero are few to name while Gareth Barry, Adam Johnson and Edin Dzeko are also in the team which makes them one of the biggest and strongest squad in the league. THey have started really well in the League and Champions League they are currently two point ahead of Manchester United in the league and will be looking to extend that or keep as it is.
Wayne Rooney ( 9 Goals ) vs Sergio Aguero ( 8 Goals )
Manchester United on the other hand are playing some sublime football this season, with Wayne Rooney banging goals in for fun at the moment, they will go into this match as favorites to win as they are playing at home and also their recent form has got some dip and Sir Alex will be looking to improve on that. Manchester United are coming into this match on the back of winning against Gulati in the CHampions League while they drew against Liverpool over the weekend.
Recent Manchester Derby Statistics:
Man Utd: WWWDWD
Man City: WWDWWW
Late Goals: There has been a trend of late goals in the games between Man City and Man Utd as in the last 8 games there were 5 goals scored after 90 minutes.
Possible starting Elevens:
Manchester United: De Gea, Smalling, Vidic, Ferdinand, Evra, Nani, Giggs, Fletcher, Young, Rooney, Hernandez.
Manchester City: Hart, Richards, Lescott, Kompany, Clichy, Y Toure, De Jong, Silva, Nasri, Balotelli, Aguero.
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