FULL-TIME: MANCHESTER UNITED 0-2 MANCHESTER CITY! That could be the title! City needed the win and they got it i style. A masterful performance from the reigning champions.
City win a free-kick and kick to the corner.
Four minutes of added time.
Shaw brings down Gundogan with a hard challlenge and goes into the book. Aguero and Gundogan soon leave the field as Jesus and Danilo come on.
City running down the clock well as the knock the ball from one end of the pitch to the other.
Martial wins a free-kick with his first touch of the ball and Pogba launches an attack from deep which Gundogan cuts short.
Double substitution for United. Lingard and Darmian off for Martial and Sanchez.
United looking toothless in the second half and struggling to create anything. City happy to sit back for now.
Lukaku forces a save out of Ederson but the rebound deflects off Lingard for a goal kick.
Substitution for United as Lukaku replaces Perreira.
Perriera concedes a free-kick on Silva. Replays show Silva might have been the instigator.
GOAL, MANCHESTER CITY, SANE! 0-2: They can't be stopped. City break and the ball falls to Sane who fires a shot at De Gea who can't keep it out. Should have done better than that.
Pogba hits fhe wal and his follow up shot is also blocked.
Pogba wins a free-kick in the perfect position for him.
Game opening up now! United are responding well to the goal but it's leaving space behind for City to exploit.
Close! Rashford clips a ball in amid and Lingard just can't get a touch on it.
Close! Almost a second as Aguero hits the post from range.
GOAL, MANCHESTER CITY, SILVA! 0-1: That could be the title! Silva cuts inside and squares up Shaw before getting to his left and firing it home.
City trying to settle into the game before Sane gets into the box before Lindelof intervenes and clears away.
Big blow for City as Fernandinho is off with an injury which sees Sane introduced.
A few clever passes inside the box almost sees Pogba pull the trigger but his shot is blocked.
HALF-TIME: MANCHESTER UNITED 0-0 MANCHESTER CITY! A tight half with opportunities at both end. City have looked far from their best while United have started positively. Big 45 minutes ahead for both clubs.
Play back underway at Old Trafford.
Aguero hits a shot from Range which De Gea is happy to watch fly over.
Gundogan is down and receiving treatment as play comes to a halt. He eventually hobbles off and that should be it for the half.
Brilliant play from City as they string together a bunch of passes inside the box before Sterling gets a shot away which De Gea saves.
Fred brings down Aguero but somehow escapes a card. Gundogan takes but can't find anyone and United have a goal kick.
City now dominating possession although they are still struggling to break down the United defence.
Laporte does well to stop Rashford and Lingard from getting around him. Game really opening up now.
Sterling does well to get down the flank before cutting a ball back which can't find Aguero or Silvia.
Yellow! This time Zinchenko is on the receiving end of a card as he blocks Rashford.
Yellow! Perreira goes into the book as he goes flying into Zinchenko after a heavy ball from Kompany gave Perreira a sniff at the ball.
Rashford has a go from 30 yards out but his shot is well over the crossbar.
Silvia hits a powerful shot at De Gea who is home to the task and palms away. Immediately after that Ederson rushes out to prevent Rashford from scoring.
Close! Pogba finds Lingard with a great ball but the winger can't get a shot on target from a difficult position.
Smalling forces a save out of De Gea as a header back goes a bit off target.
Young earns United a throw in as he tries to get down the right flank. Great atmosphere inside Old Trafford at the moment.
Kompany goes into the book as he brings down Rashford with a body check off the ball. United suddenly coming alive.
Silvia delivers and United defend well and eventually win a goal kick.
Darmian concedes a free-kick in Sterling and City will have the first chance to get a ball into the box.
United look like they're going to soak up the pressure and try hit City on the counter. City dominating all the possession.
Kick off! Play is underway at Old Trafford. As expected, United line up with a back five.
Good evening and welcome to tonight's coverage as Manchester United host Manchester City in what has become a defining match in this seasons title race.
Manchester City: Ederson, Zinchenko, Kompany, Laporte, Walker, Gundogan, Fernandinho, David Silva, Bernardo Silva, Sterling, Aguero
Subs: Muric, Danilo, Sane, Mahrez, Otamendi, Jesus, Foden
Manchester United: De Gea, Lindelof, Darmian, Smalling, Young, Shaw, Pereira, Fred, Pogba, Lingard, Rashford
Subs: Romero, Sanchez, Mata, Lukaku, Martial, Dalot, Matic
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has made wholesale changes as United start with a back five as Matteo Darmian makes his fist start under the United boss.
Pep Guardiola has made three changes as Kevin de Bruyne is ruled out of injury while John Stones and Phil Foden also drop out. This means that Vincent Kompany, Fernandinho and David Silva all start.
Manchester City have a formidable record at Old Trafford having lost just one of their last seven league matches (W5, D1) at the Theatre of Dreams.
For Manchester United, a win means a fighting chance for top four a Champions League position. For Manchester City, a win could be putting one hand on the Premier League trophy.
The teams are in the tunnel and we are just a few minutes away from the action.
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