Manchester United defeated stubborn Manchester City 2-0 in a Premier League match played at Old Trafford on Sunday, 8th May 2020
Man Utd opener was straight off the training ground with the Portugal International, Bruno Fernandes surprising Manchester City defense with a sharply taken free-kick over the top to Anthony Martial whose volley sneaked tricked the diving Ederson Santana de Moraes in 30th minute.
Man City had Aguero’s goal ruled out for offside after the break. Due to the absence of the injured Kevin De Bruyne, Manchester City lacked their trademark midfield sharpness.
Red Devil’s substitute lethal Scott McTominay made sure of three points in stoppage time after a dreadful throw out from City’s Ederson straight to the Scotland midfielder who incredibly drove the ball into the unmanned net from over 25 yards.
Ole Gunnar’s Man Utd are now unbeaten in 10 games in all competitions. The last time Manchester United completed the league double over Man City was in the 2009/10 season. The Red Devils are now positioned at number 5 on the Premier League table with 45 matched while Guardiola side is at number 2 with 57 points.
Manchester United XI:
De Gea, Wan-Bissaka, Fred, Martial, Lindelof, Williams, Maguire, James, Matic, Shaw, Fernandes
Manchester City XI:
Ederson, Otamendi, Cancelo, Zinchenko, Aguero, Fernandinho, Rodri, Gundogan, B Silva, Foden, Sterling