Manchester United recovers a 0-1 deficit to best Manchester City 2-1. HIGHLIGHTS, Interview

MANCHESTER. Manchester United succeeded in reverse the scoreline against Manchester City to win 2-1.

Manchester United recovers a 0-1 deficit to best Manchester City 2-1. HIGHLIGHTS, Interview

MANCHESTER. Manchester United succeeded in reverse the scoreline against Manchester City to win 2-1. All goals were scored in the second half.‚Äč It was Manchester City to strike first with a goal of Jack Grealish at the 60′. Then it was a goal in the 78′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, Marcus Rashford gave the win to Manchester United in the 83′ minute. Manchester City was much better in terms of ball possession (70%).‚Äč

The match was played at the Old Trafford stadium in Manchester on Saturday and it started at 12:30 pm local time. The referee was Stuart Attwell assisted by Gary Beswick and Darren Cann. The 4th official was Robert Jones. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold at 6.5 degrees Celsius or 43.66 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 74%.‚Äč

Match Statistics‚Äč

  • ! 29 Ball Possession 71
Shots
  • 8 Total 5
  • 4 On Target 1
  • 4 Off Target 4
  • 3 Shots blocked 2
  • 48 Attack 135
  • 20 Dangerous attack 65
  • 64 Ball safe‚Äč 91
  • 7 Free Kicks 21
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 1 Corners 2
  • 6 Off Sides 2
Fouls
  • 15 Total 5
  • 3 Yellow Cards 0
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 5 Substitutions 1

Ball possession

Manchester City was in firm control of the ball 70% while Manchester United was struggling with a 30% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Manchester City had a more offensive attitude with 65 dangerous attacks and 5 shots of which 1 were on target. Nevertheless, Manchester United managed to find the solution to win this encounter.‚Äč

Manchester United shot 8 times, 4 on target, 4 off target. Regarding the opposition, Manchester City shot 5 times, 1 on target, 4 off target.

Cards

Manchester United received 3 yellow cards (Christian Eriksen, Fred and Casemiro). Regarding the opposition, Manchester City didn’t receive any yellow card.

Match Timeline

Antony- sub ->Anthony Martial
46'
57'
Jack Grealish- sub ->Phil Foden
60'
Jack Grealish(goal)Kevin De Bruyne
Christian Eriksen- Yellow
64'
Alejandro Ferreyra- sub ->Christian Eriksen
72'
Bruno Fernandes(goal)Casemiro
78'
Bruno Fernandes(var)
79'
Marcus Rashford(goal)Alejandro Garnacho
83'
Fred- Yellow
88'
Casemiro- Yellow
89'
Harry Maguire- sub ->Marcus Rashford
90'
Lisandro Martínez- sub ->Tyrell Malacia
90'
Scott McTominay- sub ->Casemiro
90'

Standings

After this contest, Manchester United will have 38 points to move down in the 3rd place. Regarding the opposition, Manchester City will stay with 39 points to hold in the 2nd place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Premier League, Manchester United will host Fulham on the 28th of May with a 20-2 head to head statistic in favor of Manchester United (3 draws).

Manchester City will play away agasint Brentford on the 28th of May with a 2-1 head to head record in favor of Manchester City (0 draws).

Manchester United – Formation

Manchester United
G
David De Gea 1.Spain
6.4
D
Rapha√ęl Varane 19.France
6.6
D
Luke Shaw 23.England
6.4
D
Tyrell Malacia 12.Netherlands
6.8
90'
D
Aaron Wan-Bissaka 29.England
7.2
M
Christian Eriksen 14.Denmark
6.6
72' 64'
M
Casemiro 18.Brazil
7.1
90' 89'
M
Fred 17.Brazil
7.4
88'
M
Bruno Fernandes 8.Portugal
7.1
Goals78'
M
Marcus Rashford 10.England
6.9
90' Goals83'
F
Anthony Martial 9.France
6.6
46'
Substitutes
G
Tom Heaton 22.England
D
90'
D
Harry Maguire 5.England
90'
M
Scott McTominay 39.Scotland
90'
F
Antony 21.Brazil
6.2
46'
F
Anthony Elanga 36.Sweden
F
6.9
72'

Manchester United started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Erik ten Hag decided to play with the following team: David De Gea (6.4), Aaron Wan-Bissaka (7.2), Rapha√ęl Varane (6.6), Luke Shaw (6.4), Tyrell Malacia (6.8), Casemiro (7.1), Fred (7.4), Bruno Fernandes (7.1), Christian Eriksen (6.6), Marcus Rashford (6.9) and Anthony Martial (6.6).

The home team had on the bench: Victor Lindelöf, Antony (6.2), Lisandro Martínez, Kobbie Mainoo, Scott McTominay, Harry Maguire, Tom Heaton, Anthony Elanga and Alejandro Garnacho (6.9).

Substitutions

Manchester United made 5 changes: Anthony Martial for Antony (46′), Christian Eriksen for Alejandro Garnacho (72′), Marcus Rashford for Harry Maguire (90′), Tyrell Malacia for Scott McTominay (90′) and Casemiro for Lisandro Mart√≠nez¬† (90′).

Best player: Fred‚Äč

The most impressive player for Manchester United was Fred even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (7.4) with 28 passes (92% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 6 duels out of 9.

Manchester City – Formation

Manchester City
G
Ederson Moraes 31.Brazil
5.9
D
Kyle Walker 2.England
6.6
D
Jo√£o Cancelo 7.Portugal
6.5
D
Nathan Aké 6.Netherlands
6.8
D
Manuel Akanji 25.Switzerland
7.6
M
Kevin De Bruyne 17.Belgium
7.0
M
Bernardo Silva 20.Portugal
6.4
M
7.1
F
Phil Foden 47.England
6.2
57'
F
Riyad Mahrez 26.Algeria
7.1
F
Erling Haaland 9.Norway
6.8
Substitutes
G
Stefan Ortega 18.Germany
D
R. Lewis 82.England
D
Aymeric Laporte 14.Spain
M
Kalvin Phillips 4.England
M
Jack Grealish 10.England
6.5
57' Goals60'
M
Cole Palmer 80.England
M
F
Juli√°n √Ālvarez 19.Argentina

Manchester City started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

Josep Guardiola i Sala played with: Ederson (5.9), Kyle Walker (6.6), Manuel Akanji (7.6), Nathan Aké (6.8), João Cancelo (6.5), Kevin De Bruyne (7.0), Rodri (7.1), Bernardo Silva (6.4), Riyad Mahrez (7.1), Erling Haaland (6.8) and Phil Foden (6.2).

These were the players on the bench: Stefan Ortega, Kalvin Phillips, Juli√°n √Ālvarez, Jack Grealish (6.5), Cole Palmer, Sergio G√≥mez, Rico Lewis, Aymeric Laporte and ńįlkay G√ľndońüan.

Substitutions

Manchester City made only 1 change substituting Phil Foden for Jack Grealish (57′)‚Äč.

Best player: Manuel Akanji‚Äč

Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Manchester City was Manuel Akanji.

His rating is (7.6) with 104 passes (92% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 5.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Premier League.‚Äč