Connect with us

Sports

Manchester Derby: City beat United 2-0 at Old Trafford

Published

on

Manchester derby ended in favour of the blue side of the city as Manchester City defeated Manchester United 2-0 in a Premier League encounter on Saturday.

The game played at the Old Trafford saw the hosts trail as early as seven minutes when defender Eric Bailly diverted the ball into his net.

The Ole Gunnar Solskjaer side went further behind at the stroke of halftime when Bernardo Silva bundled in a second goal for the dominant visitors.

Read Also: Xavi returns to Barca as manager after signing contract until 2024

If not for series of saves from United goalkeeper David de Gea, the Pep Guardiola side’s winning margin could have been even greater.

The result sees City move up to second in the Premier League table and cut the gap on leaders Chelsea, who are to face Burnley later on Saturday.

Saturday’s home loss was United’s fourth defeat in six top-flight matches and a second consecutive loss at home to one of their greatest rivals.

The pressure on manager Solskjaer is increasing, as fans were seen leaving the Stadium even before the final whistle.

Join the conversation

Opinions

Support Ripples Nigeria, hold up solutions journalism

Balanced, fearless journalism driven by data comes at huge financial costs.

As a media platform, we hold leadership accountable and will not trade the right to press freedom and free speech for a piece of cake.

If you like what we do, and are ready to uphold solutions journalism, kindly donate to the Ripples Nigeria cause.

Your support would help to ensure that citizens and institutions continue to have free access to credible and reliable information for societal development.

Donate Now

Investigations