Match Preview: Manchester United vs Manchester City ( 2023/24)
The Manchester Derby is one of the most highly anticipated football matches in English football. It features two of the most prominent clubs in the country, Manchester United and Manchester City, both based in the city of Manchester. The rivalry between these teams is intense and has a deep-rooted history.
The game between both teams is a highlight of the English football calendar, showcasing intense competition and a rich history, making it a must-watch for football fans around the world. The Manchester derby has been dominated by Manchester City in recent seasons but that does not rule out any chance of the Red Devils winning the game.
The last five fixtures between both sides in the Premier League have been slightly won by Manchester City. The Blues half of Manchester have won the three while the Red side of the City have won it twice.
Man United 2-1 Man City ( January 2023)
Man City 6-3 Man United ( October 2022)
Man City 4-1 Man United ( March 2022)
Man United 0-2 Man City ( November 2021)
Man. City 0-2 Man United ( March 2021)
Head to Head
Both teams have met 52 times in the Premier League. 25 of those games have gone to the Red Devils while the Cityzens have won this fixture 18 times with eight of them ending in a draw.
Casemiro could return for United after his recent injury in what would be a major boost for Ten Hag. Lisandro Martinez and Luke Shaw, however, are among those to certainly miss the game.
Manchester City will be without Kevin De Bruyne who has been sidelined due to a long-term injury. Manuel Akanji will also miss the game due to to suspension.
When will the game be played?
The game will be played on Sunday, October 29, 2023 at Old Trafford.