Martial scored an amazing goal. In the additional minutes of the 2nd half, as the substitute player, McTominay made the goal difference double. So, the Red Devils won the Manchester Derby once again!
At the Old Trafford, earlier today, the Premier League match between Manchester United and Manchester City took place. The big two teams of Manchester faced against each other which used to be called the Manchester derby. The team of Solskjaer won by a 2 – 0 goal against the current Premier League champion. In the last December, they played the first leg of the ongoing Premier League season at the Etihad Stadium. The Red Devils managed their first victory back then. They returned with a 2 – 1 goal victory from the fort of Man City.
Now, after the 29th round, Manchester United has collected 45 points totally and holding the 5th position so far. By playing the same matches, Pep Guardiola’s team has gathered 57 points and holding the 2nd position so far. Liverpool which team is on the top has collected the highest 82 points so far. In the 10th minute, the shot of Raheem Sterling was stopped by De Gea, the Man United goalkeeper. The team dominated the ground in the first half. But could not keep their shots on the target in the first half. In the 16th minute, James’s shot could not find the net. Later, Martial made two efforts but failed.
#LiveBolanet FT: Manchester United 2-0 Manchester City (30′ Martial, 90+6′ McTominay) | Possessions: 28%-72% | Shots: 12-7 | Tackles: 19-15
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Through the intelligent effort, the local team went ahead in the 30th minute. From outside of the box, the Red Devils got the free-kick. Bruno Fernandes took the chip shot. By surprising the guest team, Martial went fast and found the net with an amazing volley. The Man City goalkeeper could not stop the ball. At the beginning of the 2nd half, Aguero found the net but due to the off-side, it was cancelled. The referee used the VAR but the decision did not change.
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In the 49th minute, the difference could be increased. Man City stopper took some moment to clear the ball. And Martial was about to reach there. Seven minutes later, Gundogan passed the ball and Foden took the shot. But De Gea successfully stopped the ball. In the 72nd minute, from the right side, James went to the attack but Ederson Moraes saved Man City. Four minutes later, Mahrez made the cross but from the front of the goal, Sterling failed to find the mark. Later, Jesus’s shot was stopped by De Gea. In the additional minutes of the game, McTominay escaped Ederson and secured their victory.