Prediction of Manchester City vs Manchester United in the English Premier League tonight

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – The schedule for Manchester City vs Manchester United will be available on week 28 of the Premier League at the Etihad Stadium, Sunday night, March 6 2022. The match will take place from 23.30 WIB with a live broadcast SCTV.

In this Manchester Derby, the two teams carry different important missions. Manchester City is trying to stay away from the pursuit of Liverpool in the standings Premier League, meanwhile Manchester United trying to keep the chances of maintaining the position of the top four.

The Citizens have now collected 66 points from 27 matches, ahead of Liverpool who are in second place with 60 points from 26 matches.

While the Red Devils are in fourth place with 47 points from 27 matches, ahead of West Ham and Arsenal (45 points), but the Gunners have only played 24 times.

Before the meeting of the two teams, Manchester United You could say it doesn’t bring good enough capital to fight Manchester City. In the last five matches in all competitions, the Red Devils have only won two and drawn three. These achievements include when last week they were held to a draw by Watford with a score of 0-0.

Meanwhile Manchester City performed quite well in the last five matches in all competitions. Pep Guardiola’s men won four times, and only lost once (2-3) against Tottenham Hotspur.

This match will be the 187th meeting in the club’s history, in the previous 186 matches Manchester United 77 wins, 53 draws, and Man City only 56 wins.

However, in the meeting record Manchester United with Manchester City in the last five meetings, the two teams were relatively even. Manchester United and Manchester City Both bagged two wins, while one match ended in a draw.

Results of the last 5 meetings:

  • (06/11/2021) – Manchester United 0-2 Manchester City Premier League
  • (07/03/2021) – Manchester City 0-2 Manchester United Premier League
  • (06/01/2021) – Manchester United 0-2 Manchester City – Trophy Premier League
  • (12/12/2020) – Manchester United 0-0 Manchester City Premier League
  • (08/03/2020) – Manchester United 2-0 Manchester City Premier League

Current Condition of Both Teams:

Manchester City: Having suffered injuries, Jack Grealish and Gabriel Jesus have featured against Peterborough in the middle of last week, and could be options against Manchester United.

Ruben Dias is injured, as are Nathan Ake and Cole Palmer, but John Stones and Aymeric Laporte are available.

Manchester United: Scott McTominay and Edinson Cavani are in doubtful condition, but do not rule out the possibility to play.

If conditions allow, Edinson Cavani can be played to support Cristiano Ronaldo on the front lines.

Harry Maguire may appear to guard the back line, having been rested last week in the match against Watford.

Estimated Line-up:

Manchester City (4-3-3): Ederson Moraes; Kyle Walker, John Stones, Aymeric Laporte, Joao Cancelo; Kevin De Bruyne, Rodri, Ilkay Gundogan; Riyad Mahrez, Bernardo Silva, Phil Foden.
Coach: Pep Guardiola.

Manchester United (4-3-3): David De Gea; Diogo Dalot, Raphael Varane, Harry Maguire, Luke Shaw; Bruno Fernandes, Scott McTominay, Paul Pogba; Anthony Elanga, Cristiano Ronaldo, Jadon Sancho.
Trainer: Ralf Rangnick

Manchester City vs Manchester Prediction United

When you look at the performance this season and previous meetings, Manchester City is more favored. But, fight derby can be different from other games. There is prestige at stake, so that each team can have multiple motivations. Because of that, both teams will have a relatively even chance of winning. The possibility of the match ending in a draw is also very open.

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