Manchester United lost for the fourth time Saturday. Man City were the victors of the Manchester Derby with a score of 2-0.
Both goals came in the first half. What’s worse was one of them was a result of an own goal. As a result, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is feeling a lot of pressure. Manchester City moved to second place in the standings of the Premier League. On the other hand, Manchester United won one out of the six games. They remain in fifth place.
According to bookie software reports, Ole Gunnar said Man City played well. Also, they didn’t give up any opportunities to win the ball off them. However, the manager added that his team needs to increase its standards.
Manchester Derby Results
After only seven minutes, City led the pack when Bailly avoided Joao Cancelo’s cross into the United objective.
According to PPH bookie sources, Man United had a chance to score in the 26th minute when Cristiano Ronaldo had a fantastic volley. However, Ederson blocked the shot. Also, it was City that overwhelmed the first half as de Gea saved shots from Gabriel Jesus and Cancelo.
However, the United goalie couldn’t keep out Bernardo Silva’s shot from a cross from Cancelo a couple of minutes before halftime.
United substituted Jadon Sancho in the second half. According to sportsbook PPH providers, it started to be an event match than the first half.
Cristiano Ronaldo had Manchester United’s only shot on goal against Man City. Notwithstanding, City’s lead never looked under danger as Pep Guardiola’s side overwhelmed possession.
Phil Foden and John Stones had opportunities to add a third objective in the last 10 minutes. However, the score stayed 2-0 at the final whistle.
Manchester United’s defeat in the derby came two weeks after losing against Liverpool 5-0.