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Premier League: Manchester City overcomes Manchester United 2-0 on Saturday

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MANCHESTER. Manchester City beats Manchester United with a 2-0 win with an own goal from E. Bailly (7') and a goal from B. Silva (45').

MANCHESTER. Manchester City overcomes Manchester United with a 2-0 win with an own goal from E. Bailly (7′) and a goal from B. Silva (45′). Manchester City was vastly superior ball possession (68%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

The match was held at the Old Trafford Stadium in Manchester on Saturday and this began at 12:30 pm local time. The referee was Michael Oliver who was helped by Stuart Burt and Simon Bennett. The 4th official was Robert Jones. The weather was rainy. The temperature was cold around 11.8 degrees Celsius or 53.15 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 85%.​

Match Statistics

Manchester City was in firm control of the ball 68% while Manchester United was struggling with a 32% ball possession.

Manchester City was more aggressive with 85 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 5 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Manchester City won the contest.​

Manchester United shot 5 times, 1 on target, 4 off target. On the opposite side, Manchester City shot 16 times, 5 on target, 11 off target.

Cards

Manchester United received 1 yellow card (C. Ronaldo). On the opposite side, Manchester City received 2 yellow cards (J. Cancelo and B. Silva).

After this contest, Manchester United will stay with 17 points like Arsenal to stay in the 5th place. On the opposite side, Manchester City will have 23 points to move down in the 2nd place.

Match Events

  • 7'
    7'

    E. Bailly (OG)

  • 45'
    45'

    B. Silva

  • 46'
    46'

    J. Sancho

    E. Bailly

  • 48'
    48'

    J. Cancelo

  • 58'
    58'

    B. Silva

  • 67'
    67'

    M. Rashford

    M. Greenwood

  • 74'
    74'

    A. Telles

    L. Shaw

  • 80'
    80'

    D. van de Beek

    Fred

  • 90'
    90'

    C. Ronaldo

Next match

In the upcoming Premier League match, Manchester United will play away against Watford on the 20th of November with a 12-2 head to head statistic in favor of Manchester United (0 draws).

Manchester City will host Everton on the 21st of November with a 16-11 head to head statistic in favor of Manchester City (6 draws).

Manchester United: Formation and Lineups

Manchester United started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).

The manager Ole Gunnar Solskjær chose to play with the following team: David De Gea (7.2), Eric Bailly (6.2), Victor Lindelöf (6.4), Harry Maguire (6.6), Aaron Wan-Bissaka (7.0), Bruno Fernandes (6.5), Scott McTominay (6.6), Fred (6.1), Luke Shaw (6.4), Mason Greenwood (6.2) and Cristiano Ronaldo (6.6).

Substitutes

Manchester United made 4 changes: E. Bailly for J. Sancho (46′), M. Greenwood for M. Rashford (67′), L. Shaw for A. Telles (74′) and Fred for D. van de Beek (80′).

Best player: David De Gea

The player that probably impressed the most for Manchester United was the goalkeeper: David De Gea. His rating is 7.22. He performed 5 saves.

Manchester City: Formation and Lineups

Manchester City started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

On the other side, Josep Guardiola i Sala played with: Ederson (6.5), Kyle Walker (7.3), John Stones (6.8), Rúben Dias (7.4), João Cancelo (8.7), Kevin De Bruyne (7.5), Rodri (7.2), İlkay Gündoğan (6.8), Gabriel Jesus (6.6), Bernardo Silva (8.1) and Phil Foden (7.5).

Substitutes

Manchester City decided to remain with the initial team without doing any substitution.

Top player: João Cancelo

The player who no doubt impressed Manchester City the most was João Cancelo even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (8.7) with 98 passes (89% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 6 duels out of 9. He performed 3 crosses.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Premier League

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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