TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Manchester derby, Manchester City vs Manchester United, will color the schedule of the English Premier League week 28. The two teams will meet at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday evening, March 6, 2022.
Derby Manchester branded as one of the fiercest matches in Premier League. This game is always full of prestige. His pride as the ruler of Manchester is at stake.
In the last decade, Manchester City arguably shinier than the Red Devils, who won last time Premier League in 2012-2013 or the last season handled by Sir Alex Ferguson.
Now, both teams will be fighting for the three points for different reasons. Pep Guardiola’s men are looking to stay away from Liverpool in the title race, while the Red Devils are battling for a top-four position.
Approaching fight derby later, watch five of the best duels between two neighbors in the Premier League era:
5. Manchester United 2-1 Manchester City (12 February 2011)
This includes one Manchester Derby hottest, with a sensational goal from Wayne Rooney to be decisive.
Nani opened the scoring for the hosts in the 41st minute, but David Silva equalized after 65 minutes.
Pthere is a 78th minute Nani gets the ball on the right, then sends a cross past Pablo Zabaleta. Then Wayne Rooney, flanked by two Citizens players, kicked off bicycle kick to break into the opponent’s goal while ensuring United’s victory at Old Trafford.
4. Manchester City 2-3 Manchester United (9 December 2012)
This is a crucial match even though it was played in December. Victory puts United six points clear of the table and Manchester City unable to catch up.
Sir Alex Ferguson delays retirement until he finally wins the title Premier League in its final season.
Wayne Rooney scored in the 16th and 29th minutes, however City responded by equalizing via Yaya Toure and Pablo Zabaleta.
In the final minutes of the match, the Red Devils won a free kick. Robin van Persie became the executor, then Samir Nasri, who was standing as a posse, lifted his leg to try to stop the ball.
Unfortunately his efforts were fruitless because the ball still slid into Joe Hart’s goal.
Roberto Mancini vented his disappointment over the goal, saying Hart had made a mistake by moving to the left before reading the ball to the right.