Two Goals from Mario Bolatelli were enough for City to get a massive win at Old Trafford
Manchester United vs Manchester City:
The Derby Match:
Date: 23 October 2011 – Time: 1:30 PM
Venue: Old Trafford, Manchester
It was wonderfull match for the away side who came to the match as underdogs and Mancini put together a very attacking lineup which was a surprise and it stunned United as City took the lead through goal from bad boy Bolatelli who scored two goals in the game. James Milner was a constant threat to United defence and he setup two goals for the Italian wonder kid while Sergi Aguero added the 3rd in 70th minute to win all thre points and put City 5 points clear at the top of the table.
Match Result and Highlights
[ Manchester United 1-5 Man City ]
22′ [0 – 1] M. Balotelli
47′ [Red Card ] J. Evans
60′ [0 – 2] M. Balotelli
69′ [0 – 3] S. Agüero
81′ [1 – 3] D. Fletcher
90′ [1 – 4] E. Dzeko
90′ [1 – 5] D. Silva
0-1 City: Mario Bolatelli >> It was Mario Bolatelli who opened the scoring against the run of play as United were the better side in the opening minutes, james Milner cut the ball from the edge of the box towards Bolatelli who finished of superbly.
Johny Evans Red Card United: Manchester United’s game-plan has just gone completely out the window as Jonny Evans receives a straight-red card! Aguero played a ball in behind the defender for Balotelli and the Italian got to the ball, but Evans pulled him down
0-2 City: Mario Bolatelli >> Balotelli grabs his second of the match and it is Milner once again with the assist! Silva tortures Anderson in the United area before releasing Milner down to his right. The England midfielder calmly plays a strong ball across the goal giving Balotelli as easy finish. It would be quite some comeback for United now.
0-3 City: Kun Aguero >> Sergio Aguero seals the match. Milner plays the impeccable Richards into the area and the full-backs plays the ball across the goal for Aguero to tap in. City set to go five points clear at the top of the Premier League