Man United beat Man City 2-0 at Old Trafford – Manchester is red! Yes, the City of Manchester is now red after Manchester United won the derby against their city rivals, Manchester City with a score of 2-0 in the 29th week of the English League match 2019/2020 at Old Trafford, Monday (9/3/2020) early morning WIB
Man United under the direction of coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer also successfully won a double over Man City this season on the Premier League stage.
As is known, at the first meeting of the two teams in the league this season, Man United also embarrassed Man City with a score of 2-1 at the Etihad Stadium.
At Old Trafford, Man United opened the lead over Man City through Anthony Martial’s goal in the 30th minute, utilizing assists that once again came from Old Trafford’s public ‘new hero’, Bruno Fernandes.
Yes, utilizing Fernandes chip bait from the free-kick situation, Martial fired a shot along the ground which failed to be anticipated by Man City goalkeeper, Ederson Moraes.
It was very clear that Man City’s weakness in anticipating the set-piece situation. The midfield of Pep Guardiola’s team’s defense must be paid handsomely.
After that, Man City practically dominated the attack, and especially the ball possession. Bandar Ceme Bonus
Meanwhile, the home team clearly can only rely on counter-attack in the middle of their defense organization which is really solid and neat.
Full of dominating the game and continued to attack in the last 15-20 minutes of action, Man City actually conceded again.
In the final seconds of the match, precisely in the 96th minute injury time, substitute Scott McTominay ensured Man United’s victory with a score of 2-0, after utilizing Ederson’s blunder.
Welcoming Ederson’s throwing nonsense, McTominay released plessing from a distance into an empty goal, as the goalkeeper was wrongly positioned and was late returning to his position.
With this victory, Man United continued to maintain their chance to finish in the top four of the standings. United Beat Man City
Man United returned to fifth place with 45 points from 29 matches, and continued to follow Chelsea who were entrenched in fourth. Man United is just three points from Chelsea.
Meanwhile, Man City in second place is now 25 points from Liverpool who are really comfortable at the top of the table.
Although Man City still has one match postponed savings than Liverpool, but the chances of The Citizens – nicknamed Man City – to defend their English League title seems indeed closed.
Manchester United XI (3-4-1-2): De Gea; Lindelof, Maguire, Shaw; Wan-Bissaka, Fred, Matic, Williams/Bailly; Fernandes/Ighalo; James, Martial/McTominay.
Pelatih: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (Norwegia)
Manchester City XI (4-3-3): Ederson; Cancelo, Fernandinho, Otamendi, Zinchenko/Mendy; Rodri, Gundogan, Bernardo Silva/Mahrez; Sterling, Aguero/Jesus, Foden.
Pelatih: Pep Guardiola (Spanyol)