Manchester United battered and butchered their noisy neighbours Man City 2-1 at Old Trafford to claim 3 vital points in the Premier League title race. Man United Boss Erik Ten Hag started trio Rashford, Martial and Fernandes in the attack while the midfield comprised of Eriksen, Casemiro and Fred. Man United dominated ball possession and counter attacks in the first half but Marcus Rashford wasted 2 open chances to score the opener as they were forced into a goalless draw at halftime.
Man City brought on Jack Grealish for Phil Foden in the second half and scored the opener 3 minutes later in the 60th minute after being assisted by Kelvin De Bryune. Man United equalised in the 78th minute through Bruno Fernandes who was assisted by Casemiro before Marcus Rashford combined with Alehandro Garnacho to score the winner in the 83rd minute.
Following the 2-1 win; Man United overtook 4th placed Newcastle United in the Premier League table standings with 38 points while Man City remained to position 2 with 39 points.