Man Utd 2-0 Man City: Red devils claim bragging rights in entertaining derby

Man Utd acquired local bragging rights with a narrow win over rivals Man City in the derby on Sunday.

City goalkeeper Ederson allowed Anthony Martial’s shot to squeeze past him at the near post, after Bruno Fernandes’ clever free-kick had teed up the Frenchman.

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Fernandes lifted the ball over two City defenders for Martial to volley home and give United the lead on 30 minutes.

Martial almost added another in the second half, when Ederson made a mess in front of goal, only to recover with a last-ditch tackle.

Screenshot 20200308 192422 1583692599128Sergio Aguero then had a goal ruled out for offside by VAR as City pressed for an equaliser.

But United never looked like surrendering their lead, and another mistake from Ederson allowed Scott McTominay to seal the points at the death with a long range strike into the
open net.

Odiase Osayande

Written by Odiase Osayande

Odiase Osayande is a senior sports writer at Dockaysworld. He is a strong supporter of Liverpool and he's telling the best stories of the beautiful game of football to fans worldwide.


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