Top 4 Place, and EPL Title on the Line For The Mancunians On Super Sunday

Manchester Derby : All To Play For.

It promises to be another memorable derby as the stakes are high for both teams ahead of kickoff. 

With Liverpool’s 1-0 Win over West Ham, Manchester City need a win to open up a 6 points gap on Liverpool again. The Merseyside club have a game in hand. Therefore any slip-up against Manchester United will present Liverpool with the perfect opportunity to catch Manchester City.

Match Preview: All to play for in the Manchester Derby on Sunday evening. Who do you think will take this one. City or Manchester United?
Match Preview: All to play for in the Manchester Derby on Sunday evening. Who do you think will take this one. City or Manchester United?

Chelsea have opened a six-point gap over Manchester United too after their 4-0 win away at Burnley. Manchester United’s hopes for a top 4 finish has suffered too many blows recently. A win at Etihad will boost morale and give United momentum in their bid to qualify for next season`s UEFA Champions League.

So, you see? It’s all to play for on Sunday.

Match Card

Kickoff – 17:30 WAT

Referee – Michael Oliver

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Stadium – Etihad Stadium, Manchester.

Team News

Manchester City will be without Ruben Dias. Nathan Ake and Cole Palmer are also unavailable.

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Manchester United might be without Cristiano Ronaldo. Sources have revealed that the Portuguese did not travel with the United squad to Manchester City for tactical reasons. Edinson Cavani also didn’t make the trip.

Probable Lineup

Manchester City- Ederson, Laporte, Stones, Cancelo, Walker, Rodri, Silva, De Bruyne, Sterling, Foden, Mahrez.

Manchester United- De Gea, Varane, Maguire, Dalot, Shaw, McTominay, Fred, Fernandes, Rashford, Elanga, Sancho.


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Since his Premier League debut in February 2020, Bruno Fernandes has both scored and assisted a goal in 11 different matches, more than any other player in the competition. He has both scored and assisted a goal in 14 percent of his PL appearances (11/77), the highest ratio of any player to play at least 20 times in the competition.

Manchester United are looking to win four consecutive matches in all competitions at Manchester City for the first time since between November 1993 and November 2000.

Mahrez has been involved in nine goals in his last eight Premier League appearances for City, scoring six and assisting three. However, against no side has the Algerian played more in the competition without scoring than Man Utd (11).

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City are looking to complete the league double over Man Utd for just the second time under Pep Guardiola, having previously done so in 2018/19. @Premierleague

Prediction: It is always difficult to predict a Manchester Derby. City are the strong favorites. However, Manchester United have had good results at Etihad recently and that could work for them again. 

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Betting Tip – An Over 1-5 pick looks like the safest option. 

Many will also pick Manchester City to win this one.