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Match of the weekend: Man City - Man United

By cy.Reporter, 30 September, 2022


Manchester City-Manchester United, 9th Premier League matchday, Sunday 2 October 16:00, cytavision 3.


The Manchester derby stands out this weekend, with Manchester City needing just a win as a possible Arsenal loss would see them alone at the top and Manchester United looking for the treble to move within two points of the Citizens .


It's not just the prestige

Only victory is on the minds of Pep Guardiola's players. Manchester City only want the win, both for the prestige against compatriots Manchester United and for the three points. In the team's competitive matters, defender John Stones will be out of action, having picked up a muscle injury problem during the nations league.


To certify the competitive promotion

Manchester United wants to celebrate another consecutive victory in the championship. Ten Haag's team wants to put in another positive performance and show that they have put the bad start in the league behind them. In the team's competitive matters, Martial is injured, while it will be decided at the last minute whether Rashford, who missed training this week due to an injury problem, will play, while the injured Harry Maguire will certainly be out, although he has lost his place in the starting line-up.


Plus and minus

Manchester City

+At home, he has the absolute best with "three out of three" in this year's championship and wants to add one more victory.

- In three of their last five games in the Premier League they have conceded a goal.


Manchester United

+It comes from four consecutive wins in this year's championship.

- He has conceded a goal in three of the last five games in this season's Premier League.


TEAM FORMS

Manchester City

N-I-N-N-N

Manchester City have one draw and four wins in their last five games in all competitions


Manchester United

N-N-N-H-N

In the last five matches in all competitions, he has four wins and one loss.


MATCH STATISTICS

Ø Manchester United have kept a clean sheet in their last three away games.

Ø Manchester City have won their nine home games in a row

Ø Manchester City have scored in the second half in their last seven games.


Xgoals

· Manchester City is second in the Premier League in expected goals, with 2.33

· Manchester United is in 10th place in the relevant list with expected goals 1.56


POSSIBLE ELEVENS

Manchester City (4-3-3): Ederson, Walker, Akanji, Ruben Diaz, Joao Cancelo, De Bruyne, Rodry, Bernardo Silva, Foden, Haaland, Grealish

Manchester United (4-2-3-1): De Gea, Dalot, Varane, Martinez, Malaysia, McTominay, Eriksen, Anthony, Bruno Fernandes, Sancho, Rashford

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