Manchester United cruised to a 2-1 victory over Manchester City in the 179th edition of the Manchester Derby.
A late Nicholas Otamendi header for home side was not enough as first half goals from Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial would ensure Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side would go unbeaten in their last five Premier League games (W3, D2), winning consecutive league matches for the first time since March.
For Pep Guardiola’s side, they are now 14 points behind league leaders, Liverpool.
Manchester United goalkeepers, David de Gea and Sergio Romero during pre-match warmups.
Daniel James (Manchester United) tries an attempt at Manchester City’s goal as Angelino looks on.
Pep Guardiola dishing out instructions to Manchester City players
Anthony Taylor shows a yellow card to Bernardo Silva (Manchester City) for his blatant foul.
Marcus Rashford (Manchester United) receiving medical attention after Bernado Silva (Manchester City) fouls him in the penalty box.
Referee Anthony Taylor in a discussion with Fernandinho (Manchester City) after awarding Manchester United the penalty.
Marcus Rashford (Manchester United) runs up to the ball, stops and waits for Ederson to commit before slotting the penalty into the bottom right corner.
Pep Guardiola giving Bernado Silva (Manchester City) instructions.
Goalkeeper David de Gea (Manchester United), holds onto the ball.
Daniel James tees up Anthony Martial (Manchester United) inside the box and he rolls the ball into the bottom right corner and past Ederson.
Marcus Rashford jubiliates with Anthony Martial after Manchester United’s second goal.
John Stones (Manchester City) is clearly asking for some medical attention with his painful gestures. The extent of his injury is yet to be discovered.
Aaron Wan-Bissaka (Manchester United) attempts to block Gabriel Jesus’ (Manchester City) cross.
Nicolas Otamendi (Manchester City) jumps to win the corner and puts the ball into the middle of the net. The goalkeeper was unable to keep it out.