Manchester United vs Manchester City
England - Premier League 2019-2020. Mar 8th.

offense
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Closing odds - money line

+475
draw +389
-129

Man Utd vs Man City Highlights

MATCH RESULT

Manchester United vs Manchester City 2 - 0

Match events

  • 29'  yellow card icon  Fernandinho
  • 30'  GOAL icon  A. Martial [1 - 0] assist by B. Fernandes
  • 30'  yellow card icon  Rodri
  • 42'  yellow card icon  Fred
  • 59'  yellow card icon  J. Cancelo
  • 59'  substitution icon  Gabriel Jesus IN, S. Aguero OUT
  • 59'  substitution icon  R. Mahrez IN, B. Silva OUT
  • 77'  substitution icon  B. Mendy IN, O. Zinchenko OUT
  • 78'  substitution icon  E. Bailly IN, B. Williams OUT
  • 78'  substitution icon  S. McTominay IN, A. Martial OUT
  • 88'  substitution icon  O. Ighalo IN, B. Fernandes OUT
  • 90'  yellow card icon  H. Maguire
  • 90'  GOAL icon  S. McTominay [2 - 0]

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MATCH PREVIEW

United after their Share of Glory

Manchester City won yet another trophy last weekend and United fans will be so envious. They might remind City fans that they lost at home to United on their way to winning the Carabao Cup. Even so, it's time Manchester United had some more success of their own, such as getting back into the Champions League.

United start the weekend fifth in the table and three points behind Chelsea in fourth. They are unbeaten in their last eight league and cup ties but that's not the only recent impressive statistic. The fact that they have only conceded two goals in those eight games is a big step forward. Three clean sheets have been kept in their last four home league games, that's compared to conceding in 16 of their previous 17.

Despite the improved defending, Manchester United still lack consistency at Old Trafford. Only once this season have they won two home league games in a row. That's not the kind of statistic usually used for United at home. Only five of their last 11 home league fixtures have been won with points droppe in two of the last three.

They have still managed seven home league victories, exactly half the number Liverpool have won this season. United may not have consistency but they do have a new hero. Bruno Fernandes has scored in each of the last three games. Who said you can't sign top players in the January transfer window?

City on the Rise

Manchester City won the Carabao Cup and it could still be a big season if they play their cards right.  They know that retaining their Premier League title is extremely unlikely. 22 points behind with a game in hand is still a depressing read but second place is looking good. As are their Champions League hopes after a 2-1 win at Real Madrid in the first leg of their last 16 tie.

Winning their appeal against their European ban would be another bonus for City. While waiting for that decision, City travel to Old Trafford where they have already won once this season. They put in a fantastic first half performance against United in their Carabao Cup semi-final. A repeat of that would put United back in their place after their win in the second leg.

City come into this game having won their last four league and cup games. Their top strikers are in decent form, though a goal from Raheem Sterling would come in handy.  At the time of writing this preview, he's yet to score a goal this year. Perhaps this is the weekend he finds his scoring boots again.

Away form for City has seen them win nine away games in the Premier League, still three less than Liverpool. Three of the last four have been won but they are still prone to the odd defeat with four this season.  Yet two of their last three games against United have been lost but both at home.

Five of the last seven meetings between these two sides have seen both teams score. That looks a decent bet for this Old Trafford clash. United's defence has been doing better in recent games but this is a massive challenge for them. Only once since 2016 have they kept a league clean sheet against City. An away win with both teams scoring is a good bet to make for this derby game.

Closing odds:

Money line

+475 +389 -129

Spread

-108 [0.75] +201
under

Totals

over
+204 [2.50] -113

Money Line Odds Movement

England - Premier League 2019-2020 Standings (before this game was played)

Totals Home Away
Team Pts MP W D L GF GA W D L GF GA W D L GF GA
Liverpool logo
Liverpool
82 29 27 1 1 66 21 15 0 0 40 12 12 1 1 26 9
Manchester City logo
Manchester City
57 27 18 3 6 68 29 9 2 2 33 12 9 1 4 35 17
Leicester City logo
Leicester City
50 28 15 5 8 54 28 8 3 3 26 15 7 2 5 28 13
Chelsea logo
Chelsea
48 29 14 6 9 51 39 7 3 5 22 15 7 3 4 29 24
Sheffield United logo
Sheffield United
43 28 11 10 7 30 25 7 3 5 17 13 4 7 2 13 12
Wolverhampton Wanderers logo
Wolverhampton Wanderers
43 29 10 13 6 41 34 5 7 3 21 17 5 6 3 20 17
Manchester United logo
Manchester United
42 28 11 9 8 42 30 7 5 2 27 12 4 4 6 15 18
Tottenham Hotspur logo
Tottenham Hotspur
41 29 11 8 10 47 40 8 2 4 27 15 3 6 6 20 25
Arsenal logo
Arsenal
40 28 9 13 6 40 36 7 5 3 26 20 2 8 3 14 16
Burnley logo
Burnley
39 29 11 6 12 34 40 7 2 6 20 19 4 4 6 14 21
Crystal Palace logo
Crystal Palace
39 29 10 9 10 26 32 6 4 5 12 13 4 5 5 14 19
Everton logo
Everton
37 29 10 7 12 37 46 7 4 3 19 15 3 3 9 18 31
Newcastle United logo
Newcastle United
35 29 9 8 12 25 41 5 6 3 12 12 4 2 9 13 29
Southampton logo
Southampton
34 29 10 4 15 35 52 4 2 9 16 31 6 2 6 19 21
Brighton and Hove Albion logo
Brighton and Hove Albion
29 29 6 11 12 32 40 4 6 4 17 15 2 5 8 15 25
Bournemouth logo
Bournemouth
27 29 7 6 16 29 47 4 5 5 17 21 3 1 11 12 26
West Ham United logo
West Ham United
27 29 7 6 16 35 50 4 3 7 23 26 3 3 9 12 24
Watford logo
Watford
27 29 6 9 14 27 44 4 5 5 16 17 2 4 9 11 27
Aston Villa logo
Aston Villa
25 27 7 4 16 34 52 5 2 6 18 24 2 2 10 16 28
Norwich City logo
Norwich City
21 29 5 6 18 25 52 4 3 7 19 26 1 3 11 6 26

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