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2014/11/02 | 15:30 |  English Premier League | Etihad Stadium |  Full Time
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As it happened: Man City v Man United

2014-11-02 17:30
Last Updated at 04:09
02 Nov 17:36
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02 Nov 17:35


Both teams were tentative to start with City the stronger team as the half wore on.  De Gea produced two stunning saves to deny Navas and Aguero.  

The game changed after Smalling was sent off for a second yellow in the 38th minute.  City started the second half all guns blazing and eventually the inevitable goal came in the 63rd minute, scored by Aguero.

All credit to Man United as they never gave up and gave City some scares in last twenty minutes, notably when Hart saved brilliantly from a Di Maria shot.  Fellaini also had two great headed chances which he could not direct on target.

Man of the Match - Yaya Toure

02 Nov 17:24


Man City have won the 168th Manchester Derby by 1 - 0.

02 Nov 17:21
90' +2 - Two successive corners to United, but nothing comes from them  They have City under some pressure.
02 Nov 17:20
There will be five added minutes.
02 Nov 17:19
90' - Zabaleta goes down under a challenge by Shaw, no appeals for a penalty. From the resulting corner, City almost score through Toure but his effort goes wide.
02 Nov 17:18
89' - Toure with a chance to finish off United.  He skips away from a defender and tries to curl it past De Gea but it goes wide of the right hand post.
02 Nov 17:16
86' - Rooney down with some cramp.  
02 Nov 17:14
84' - Corner to Man United, a good chance for Fellaini but again he heads well over.
02 Nov 17:13
83' - Man City substitution.  Aguero, the Man City goalscorer is replaced by Fernandinho.
02 Nov 17:11
83' - United with a period of dominance.
02 Nov 17:10
81' - Man United substitution.  Van Persie is replace by 18 year old James Wilson.
02 Nov 17:09
79' - Yellow card to Fernando. Di Maria puts the free kick over the bar.
02 Nov 17:07
77' - United have sprung into life as Fellaini wastes a great chance and puts his header wide.
02 Nov 17:06
76' - United almost get themselves back into it.  A surging run from Rooney from the half way line, but he doesn't shoot.  The ball comes to Van Persie whose shot is blocked  and the ball falls for Di Maria whose shot is saved by Hart.  
02 Nov 17:04
74' - Another great chance for City.  Navas his the corner frame of the goal.  United hanging on... just!
02 Nov 17:03
73' - Nasri and Aguero combine down the right hand side of the United box, but the Aguero's shot is blocked.
02 Nov 17:00

70' - Man City substitution.  Dzeko replaces Jovetic.

02 Nov 17:00
70' - A rare chance for Man United at Van Persie has a shot which is saved by Hart and comes off a City player and out for a corner.
02 Nov 16:59
69' - Man City substitution. Nasri replaces Milner.
02 Nov 16:57
68' - City searching for another as Toure goes on a surging run, he finds Navas, but his shot is blocked.
02 Nov 16:53
63' - They have been beating the door down and the goal finally comes.  Great play to release Clichy down the left and his pin point cross finds that man Aguero who rifles home.  
02 Nov 16:51
02 Nov 16:50
59' - Another penalty shot at Aguero goes down under a Carrick challenge.  Another close one.  Play moves down the other end where Di Maria is fouled by Demichelis. Free kick comes to nothing for United.
02 Nov 16:45
56' - United clear the corner but it is City still on the attack.  The ball eventually falls for De Gea. Some respite for United as he clears. 
02 Nov 16:43
55' - Man United substitution.  Rojo replace by McNair.
02 Nov 16:42
52' - How long can United hold out?  City are all over them.  A Navas cross is blocked and goes out for a corner.  Rojo has injured himself.  Looks like a shoulder problem.
02 Nov 16:38
49' - All City at the moment with shots by Jovetic which was blocked and Zabaleta who send a shot well over the bar.
02 Nov 16:35
47' - City start the half with wave after wave of attacks but they stray offside. 
02 Nov 16:34


Can City find a goal with their numerical advantage?

02 Nov 16:21


Manchester City 0 - 0 Manchester United

02 Nov 16:20
45' +2 - More drama.  Toure is brought down in the box by Rojo.  Not given.  That I am afraid was a penalty.  Rojo might have even got a red card for that.  Ref blows his whistle for half time.
02 Nov 16:18
45' +1 - Nothing comes from it after Demichelis handles in the United box.  Free kick to United.
02 Nov 16:16
45' - Corner to City.  Can they score before half time.
02 Nov 16:15
44' - Carrick has slotted in at centre-back.  He has played there before but it is a tough ask for someone coming back from ankle surgery.
02 Nov 16:14
43' - Man United Substitution.  Carrick on for Januzaj.
02 Nov 16:13
42' - More drama as Aguero goes down in the box under a challenge by Fellaini.  Nothing given.  
02 Nov 16:12
Smalling was booked earlier for blocking a Hart clearance.
02 Nov 16:11
39' - City with a good chance from the free kick, but no one can get a touch on Milner free kick which floated to the far post.
02 Nov 16:09
38' - Smalling is SENT OFF.  After just receiving a yellow card, he gets another for a terrible tackle on Milner.
02 Nov 16:07
36' - This time Man United venture forward, but for once Di Maria plays a very loose pass which is easily collected by Hart.
02 Nov 16:06
34' - Man City with a period of attack where they transfer the ball from the right to the left, eventually it falls to Milner in the box but he cannot get a decent cross in from the by-line
02 Nov 16:02
30' - Foul by Zabaleta on van Persie.  Di Maria delivers an inch perfect free kick which City struggle to deal with, but Man United cannot capitalize and Hart eventually gathers.
02 Nov 15:59
28' Toure blasts the free kick well over the bar.  He will be disappointed with that.
02 Nov 15:58
27' - Blind is booked for a foul on Toure.  This is only 25m out and City will fancy their chances with this free kick.
02 Nov 15:57
26' - Man United defending with a very high line and City are starting to find space in behind them.
  • 95'

    Full time. City were made to work hard for their victory.

  • 94'

    United are deep into City territory.

  • 91'

    Wilson wins United a corner.

  • 90'

    Five minutes of added time.

  • 89'

    Lovely turn by Toure to get away from McNair but his low, curling effort just goes the wrong side of the sticks.

  • 87'

    Rooney up and running after receiving treatment following a collision with Hart.

  • 86'

    City are a bag of nerves out here right now. They cannot keep hold of the ball out there.

  • 85'

    Fellaini heads over after a Di Maria corner.

  • 84'

    Fernandinho on for Aguero.

  • 82'

    James Wilson comes on for Van Persie.

  • 79'

    Fernando picks up a yellow card.

  • 78'

    Free header for Fellaini but he puts it wide.

  • 77'

    Zabaleta booked for a foul on Rooney.

  • 77'

    Hart makes a world class save to deny Di Maria down low.

  • 75'

    Navas collects a Toure through ball before firing an effort on goal. It beats De Gea but cannot beat the near post.

  • 74'

    Good block by Carrick to stop Aguero's close range shot.

  • 72'

    Di Maria squeezes the ball through to Fellaini. The Belgian wasn't expecting it and was caught on his heels allowing Hart to come out and collect.

  • 71'

    Edin Dzeko on for Jovetic.

  • 70'

    Samir Nasri replaces Milner.

  • 68'

    Jovetic bends one from the edge of the area but De Gea is equal to it, making a clean diving save.

  • 65'

    What do United do here? Do they have to go for damage limitation or do they attack and hope for the best?

  • 63'

    CITY TAKE THE LEAD. Toure plays in Clichy brilliantly, and he too, delivers a good cross to Aguero, who was never going to miss. Smashing home on the half volley from 10 yards.

  • 61'

    Gorgeous delivery into the box by Di Maria that forces Hart to remain rooted to his line. McNair wasn't too far away from it at the back post.

  • 60'

    Demichelis booked for a foul on Di Maria.

  • 55'

    Paddy McNair comes on for the injured Rojo. Surely City will have too much for United to handle now?

  • 53'

    The stretcher is out on the pitch. Rojo will not be competing any more, he has done his shoulder in.

  • 52'

    Rojo is down receiving treatment after a crunching challenge from Demichelis.

  • 50'

    Zabaleta with a chance inside the United box, but he leans back and hits it over the bar.

  • 48'

    Rooney shrugs off Fernando and attempts to thread a ball through to Di Maria, Kompany had other ideas.

  • 46'

    City kick-off.

  • 45'

    Half-time at the Etihad. United are down to 10 men and City are applying the pressure. You feel that they will open the scoring once the break is over.

  • 43'

    Michael Carrick comes on for Januzaj.

  • 40'

    Milner takes the free-kick but it evades everyone of his teammates. De Gea was in no man's land then so any contact would have resulted in a goal

  • 39'

    Smalling brings down Milner and gets a second yellow card. United are down to 10 men.

  • 35'

    James Milner bombs into the box but his cross deflects off Antonio Valencia and then back of him for a goal kick.

  • 32'

    Di Maria gets played in nicely by Wayne Rooney but his cut back is intercepted by Vincent Kompany.

  • 31'

    Chris Smalling gets a yellow card for deliberately impeding Joe Hart.

  • 29'

    Toure takes the resulting 25-yard free-kick but cannot get it up and down quick enough. Wasted opportunity.

  • 28'

    Blind booked for a lunge on Yaya Toure.

  • 26'

    For the time being United have weathered the storm. They have managed to check City and slow them down, their ball retention has also improved.

  • 24'

    Martin Demichelis with a crucial interception. If he had missed Shaw's cross Van Persie would have had a brilliant shooting chance.

  • 22'

    City are starting to turn the screw here.

  • 21'

    Brilliant save by De Gea to deny Navas from close range. Absolutely superb.

  • 18'

    Marcos Rojo hacks down Aguero. He should have received a yellow for that but Oliver thinks otherwise.

  • 15'

    Jovetic is just getting spoken to by Michael Oliver. The ref has had to stop this game a few times already.

  • 14'

    Van Persie rises to meet Angel Di Maria's cross but his header is off target.

  • 13'

    Daley Blind nearly turns into trouble after receiving a short pass from De Gea. In the end he managed to poke the ball away from Stevan Jovetic.

  • 10'

    Adnan Januzaj with a chance after a Robin van Persie knock down. Unfortunately for United he didn't catch it at all well and it goes wide of the mark.

  • 8'

    David de Gea makes a good save at his near post to deny Sergio Aguero's rasping effort.

  • 4'

    Luke Shaw gets left for dead by Jesus Navas but Spaniard cannot punish United. His cross was poor and went out for a goal kick.

  • 3'

    Good start from United. They are not allowing City to settle and are stroking the ball around nicely.

  • 1'

    United kick off.

Jump to

Manchester City Manchester United
  • 1 Goals 0
    • 63' Aguero
  • 3 Yellow Cards 2
    • 60' Demichelis
    • 79' Fernando
    • 77' Zabaleta
    • 28' Blind
    • 31' Smalling
  • 0 Red Cards 1
    • 39' Smalling
Team Line-ups
  • Joe Hart
  • Vincent Kompany
  • Pablo Zabaleta
  • Fernando
  • James Milner
  • Jesus Navas
  • Sergio Aguero
  • Gael Clichy
  • Martin Demichelis
  • Stevan Jovetic
  • Yaya Toure
  • 1
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 15
  • 16
  • 22
  • 26
  • 35
  • 42
  • 1
  • 3
  • 5
  • 7
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 17
  • 20
  • 25
  • 31
  • David De Gea
  • Luke Shaw
  • Marcos Rojo
  • Angel di Maria
  • Wayne Rooney
  • Adnan Januzaj
  • Chris Smalling
  • Daley Blind
  • Robin van Persie
  • Antonio Valencia
  • Marouane Fellaini
  • Bacary Sagna
  • Samir Nasri
  • Edin Dzeko
  • Scott Sinclair
  • Willy Caballero
  • Fernandinho
  • Dedryck Boyata
  • 3
  • 8
  • 10
  • 12
  • 13
  • 25
  • 38
  • 8
  • 13
  • 16
  • 21
  • 24
  • 33
  • 49
  • Juan Mata
  • Anders Lindegaard
  • Michael Carrick
  • Ander Herrera
  • Darren Fletcher
  • Paddy McNair
  • James Wilson

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