Manchester United vs. Manchester City Prediction and Match Analysis

With the weekend already jam-packed with thrilling encounters, the Manchester Derby will take the top slot. Sworn rivals Manchester United will be playing host to Manchester City at the Old Trafford. The match schedules for 8th March will kickoff at 19:30 GMT.

The Manchester Derby goes down as one of the fiercest encounters in the Premier League history. The match over the past has transformed careers, ended supremacy, caused tears and joy at the same time.

The weekend will see an unconvincing Ole Gunnar side take on the new Carabao Cup winners the Citizens. With the UEFA ban under review, Manchester City will not be taking their step off the gas pedal for another UEFA qualification.

A late VAR decision was enough to seal a draw for the Red Devils after a dramatic clash with Everton. Despite heavy criticisms from fans across the world, EPL came out to legitimize the disallowed Calvert Lewin goal.

Manchester City will be heading into the match with another silverware after a triumphant win over Aston Villa. The side will be returning to a tight leash in the league, especially a triumphant win over Leicester City.

Manchester City vs. Manchester City Head to Head

The derby has seen 37 games between the two sides, with Manchester United taking home 18 wins while Manchester City contends with 16 wins. Here is a look at their previous encounters:

Manchester City 1-2 Manchester United

Manchester United 0-2 Manchester City

Manchester City 3-1 Manchester United

Manchester City 2-3 Manchester United

Manchester United 1-2 Manchester City

Manchester City 0-0 Manchester United

Manchester United 1-2 Manchester City

Manchester City 1-0 Manchester City

Manchester United Team News

After coming from ankle surgery, midfielder Paul Pogba did full training and set for a comeback. After a successful recovery from midfielder Scott McTominay was a feature during the Red Devils triumphant win over Club Brugge while netting a goal.

Long term injuries for the Red Devils include Rashford. Forward Anthony Martial awaits an assessment before featuring in the derby.

Manchester City Team News

After making a successful comeback from a long term injury, defender Laporte picked another injury. The skipper sets to remain on the sidelines for four weeks. With a lack of defending options, Guardiola will have to rely on the experience of Fernandinho to fill the gap.

Despite returning to field training, winger Leroy Sane is still a doubt to feature in the derby. During their FA clash win over Aston Villa, Sergio Aguero was limping and remained a doubt ahead of the clash.

Prediction and Odds

The attacking options for both sides are a doubt ahead of the clash. Being a derby, you can never tell which side will rise to the occasion.

Manchester City Win

Double Chance

Goals Over 2.5

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