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Derby Preview: Manchester United VS Manchester City

Manchester Derby with take place with Manchester United’s Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola on either sides. Even for a neutral point of view the clash between the Manchester Titans is going to be absolute berserk of a show. The 172nd Manchester Derby could also shape the season in favour of one of the favorites, the potential clashes of Pogba, Zlatan, Rooney, De Gea against Silva, De Bruyne, Sterling is a mouth watering prospect in itself.

Manchester United after losing 4 derbies in a row are now unbeaten in their last 3 against their fiercest rivals. ( W2 D1) The boys from the blue half of Manchester have failed to score in their last 2 games against United, they’ve not failed to score in 3 consecutive meetings against United since 1995.

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Jose Mourinho has just won 3 games against Pep Guardiola in last 16 meetings(D6 L7).

In terms of the personalities and pedigree of the two managers, the staggering amounts of money spent in the transfer window and the impeccable starts United and City have made to the new season, it is clear things have moved up several notches since the memorable Old Trafford meeting five years ago and a result that would send shock waves through the Premier League.

This is only the second time in league history that both United and City have won their opening 3 games of the same season. It first happened in 2011/12 when City won the league on just the goal difference against United.

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With the suspension of Sergio Aguero due his violent conduct on Winston Reid, Kelechi Iheanacho will be a capable deputy, unless Guardiola opts to send Nolito further forward and make changes in midfield, though Agüero’s absence subtly alters the dynamic. With him in the side City would probably have the attacking edge over their rivals. Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Wayne Rooney are both in their 30s and still a work in progress as a striking partnership, while Agüero is unquestionably the finished article and has already established that he is in excellent form.

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The midfield battle among both the teams is gonna be the factor that’ll decide the fate of the game, Pogba against Fernandinho will be the battle to watch out for. Silva, De Bruyne and a rejuvenated Sterling are gonna have to be on their absolute best on Saturday. On the other hand, Zlatan and co. will try to do a little more better up the field and pound the pressure on a rather leaky City defense.

City’s defense has looked vulnerable at times and their Captain, Vincent Kompany’s absence could be a huge loss in terms of organising the team from the back in such a tense blood-wrenching game. Manchester United also face a headache on Antonio Valencia who’ll be back on Friday and could not make it to the starting XI. Valencia has been really menacing on the right flank and has also closed down teams well when needed. Bailly and Blind have looked to built a great understanding and Luke Shaw seems to be getting back to his form from last season.

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The derby will be competitive and both teams well-matched and well-managed is a given. Manchester and the whole footballing is all set to witness one of the greatest rivalries with some more bite to it with Mourinho vs. Guardiola down that touchline. Whatever might be the result of the match, you can rest assured that the adrenaline is gonna pumping for more than the 90 minutes on the pitch.

Manchester Derby with take place with Manchester United’s Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola on either sides. Even for a neutral point of view the clash between the Manchester Titans is going to be absolute berserk of a show. The 172nd Manchester Derby could also shape the season in favour of one of the favorites, the potential clashes of Pogba, Zlatan, Rooney, De Gea against Silva, De Bruyne, Sterling is a mouth watering prospect in itself.

Manchester United after losing 4 derbies in a row are now unbeaten in their last 3 against their fiercest rivals. ( W2 D1) The boys from the blue half of Manchester have failed to score in their last 2 games against United, they’ve not failed to score in 3 consecutive meetings against United since 1995.

Jose Mourinho MU

Jose Mourinho has just won 3 games against Pep Guardiola in last 16 meetings(D6 L7).

In terms of the personalities and pedigree of the two managers, the staggering amounts of money spent in the transfer window and the impeccable starts United and City have made to the new season, it is clear things have moved up several notches since the memorable Old Trafford meeting five years ago and a result that would send shock waves through the Premier League.

This is only the second time in league history that both United and City have won their opening 3 games of the same season. It first happened in 2011/12 when City won the league on just the goal difference against United.

Pep Guardiola789

With the suspension of Sergio Aguero due his violent conduct on Winston Reid, Kelechi Iheanacho will be a capable deputy, unless Guardiola opts to send Nolito further forward and make changes in midfield, though Agüero’s absence subtly alters the dynamic. With him in the side City would probably have the attacking edge over their rivals. Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Wayne Rooney are both in their 30s and still a work in progress as a striking partnership, while Agüero is unquestionably the finished article and has already established that he is in excellent form.

The midfield battle among both the teams is gonna be the factor that’ll decide the fate of the game, Pogba against Fernandinho will be the battle to watch out for. Silva, De Bruyne and a rejuvenated Sterling are gonna have to be on their absolute best on Saturday. On the other hand, Zlatan and co. will try to do a little more better up the field and pound the pressure on a rather leaky City defense.

City’s defense has looked vulnerable at times and their Captain, Vincent Kompany’s absence could be a huge loss in terms of organising the team from the back in such a tense blood-wrenching game. Manchester United also face a headache on Antonio Valencia who’ll be back on Friday and could not make it to the starting XI. Valencia has been really menacing on the right flank and has also closed down teams well when needed. Bailly and Blind have looked to built a great understanding and Luke Shaw seems to be getting back to his form from last season.

The derby will be competitive and both teams well-matched and well-managed is a given. Manchester and the whole footballing is all set to witness one of the greatest rivalries with some more bite to it with Mourinho vs. Guardiola down that touchline. Whatever might be the result of the match, you can rest assured that the adrenaline is gonna pumping for more than the 90 minutes on the pitch.

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Manchester Derby with take place with Manchester United’s Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola on either sides. Even for a neutral point of view the clash between the Manchester Titans is going to be absolute berserk of a show. The 172nd Manchester Derby could also shape the season in favour of one of the favorites, the potential clashes of Pogba, Zlatan, Rooney, De Gea against Silva, De Bruyne, Sterling is a mouth watering prospect in itself.

Manchester United after losing 4 derbies in a row are now unbeaten in their last 3 against their fiercest rivals. ( W2 D1) The boys from the blue half of Manchester have failed to score in their last 2 games against United, they’ve not failed to score in 3 consecutive meetings against United since 1995.

Jose Mourinho MU

Jose Mourinho has just won 3 games against Pep Guardiola in last 16 meetings(D6 L7).

In terms of the personalities and pedigree of the two managers, the staggering amounts of money spent in the transfer window and the impeccable starts United and City have made to the new season, it is clear things have moved up several notches since the memorable Old Trafford meeting five years ago and a result that would send shock waves through the Premier League.

This is only the second time in league history that both United and City have won their opening 3 games of the same season. It first happened in 2011/12 when City won the league on just the goal difference against United.

Pep Guardiola789

With the suspension of Sergio Aguero due his violent conduct on Winston Reid, Kelechi Iheanacho will be a capable deputy, unless Guardiola opts to send Nolito further forward and make changes in midfield, though Agüero’s absence subtly alters the dynamic. With him in the side City would probably have the attacking edge over their rivals. Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Wayne Rooney are both in their 30s and still a work in progress as a striking partnership, while Agüero is unquestionably the finished article and has already established that he is in excellent form.

The midfield battle among both the teams is gonna be the factor that’ll decide the fate of the game, Pogba against Fernandinho will be the battle to watch out for. Silva, De Bruyne and a rejuvenated Sterling are gonna have to be on their absolute best on Saturday. On the other hand, Zlatan and co. will try to do a little more better up the field and pound the pressure on a rather leaky City defense.

City’s defense has looked vulnerable at times and their Captain, Vincent Kompany’s absence could be a huge loss in terms of organising the team from the back in such a tense blood-wrenching game. Manchester United also face a headache on Antonio Valencia who’ll be back on Friday and could not make it to the starting XI. Valencia has been really menacing on the right flank and has also closed down teams well when needed. Bailly and Blind have looked to built a great understanding and Luke Shaw seems to be getting back to his form from last season.

The derby will be competitive and both teams well-matched and well-managed is a given. Manchester and the whole footballing is all set to witness one of the greatest rivalries with some more bite to it with Mourinho vs. Guardiola down that touchline. Whatever might be the result of the match, you can rest assured that the adrenaline is gonna pumping for more than the 90 minutes on the pitch.

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