Manchester City has been playing like an absolute champion unit. The team has revived under the coaching of Pep Guardiola. City is looking to complete a back-to-back English Premier League victory.
The team has looked formidable right from the start of the season. However, they were given tough competition by the likes of Chelsea and Liverpool. As the season progressed, the team grew more in stature and now they look unbeatable.
The recent match against Manchester United is a prime example. Manchester Derby has always been the most exciting match of the season. However, for the last few years, the derby has lost its essence.
This was mostly due to the huge difference in the form of both the teams. While City prospered, United struggled to find their way. The same has been the story in the current season as well.
United was desperate for a good season this time. The likes of Cristiano Ronaldo joined the team to bolster the firepower. Unfortunately, it did not help much. The team could not perform according to their reputation.
In fact, the latest derby saw United routed by Manchester City. City ripped apart the United defense to register a convincing victory. Let us learn more about the derby in detail below.
Manchester City Win 4-1
Manchester City played like a champion unit right from the start. The game started in a fast-paced way.
The City players were eager for the victory and were on the prowl from the beginning. Kevin De Bruyne drew first blood. He converted a Bernado Silva assist calmly to give City the lead.
Manchester United fought back in no time. Jadon Sancho equalized a few minutes later. However, United could not hold Manchester City for long.
De Bruyne found the net once again to put City back in the lead. Riyad Mahrez scored a brace to complete the 4-1 rout.