The primary Manchester derby of the season takes place on Saturday with Premier League champions Metropolis internet hosting United.

Right here, the PA information company seems again at some memorable clashes of current years.

Metropolis 2 United 3 (Premier League, April 7, 2018)

Chris-Smalling

Metropolis seemed to be cruising to the title with a report six video games to spare, and have been humiliating their rivals into the discount, as they powered right into a 2-Zero lead with objectives from Vincent Kompany and Ilkay Gundogan. But United staged a outstanding second-half fightback to delay the social gathering. Paul Pogba, nameless earlier than the break, scored two in as many minutes and Chris Smalling grabbed the winner. Metropolis weren’t delayed too lengthy, nevertheless, as United misplaced their subsequent recreation to relegation-threatened West Brom, handing Metropolis the crown.

United 1 Metropolis 2 (Premier League, September 10, 2016)

Bidding farewell? Kelechi Iheanacho.

Bidding farewell? Kelechi Iheanacho.

The eagerly-anticipated first encounter between previous adversaries Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola in English soccer resulted in victory to the Metropolis boss, and in some fashion. Guardiola arrived at Metropolis with a bang, overseeing some excellent soccer and his facet outclassed United. Objectives from Kevin De Bruyne and Kelechi Iheanacho put them in command earlier than Zlatan Ibrahimovic pounced on a mistake from debutant Claudio Bravo to drag one again.

Metropolis 2 United 3 (Premier League, December 9, 2012)

Van Persie City

Robin Van Persie scored a dramatic late winner as United went six factors clear at the prime of the Premier League in what proved a decisive transfer in the title race. United had been pegged again after two first-half objectives from Wayne Rooney as defending champions Metropolis upped the tempo in the final half-hour. Objectives from Yaya Toure and Pablo Zabaleta pulled them stage however United gained it in damage time as Van Persies free-kick looped in through a deflection off Samir Nasri.

Metropolis 1 United 0 (Premier League, April 30, 2012)

Vincent Kompany

Metropolis captain Kompany proved the hero on an evening of excessive rigidity at the Etihad Stadium as he headed the objective that put his facet in command of the title race coming into the closing straight. Kompany struck in first-half stoppage time and United couldn’t discover a means again, dropping management of their future in the course of. Metropolis moved prime on objective distinction with two to play.

United 1 Metropolis 6 (October 23, 2011)

1221 Mario Balotelli

Metropolis humiliated their neighbours at Outdated Trafford as they inflicted Uniteds largest derby defeat since January 1926. Roberto Mancinis facet led just one-Zero at half-time after Mario Balotellis neat end however then seized full management management following Jonny Evans 47th-minute dismissal. Balotelli, in the headlines that morning after an incident involving fireworks in his lavatory, added one other and Sergio Aguero additionally struck. Darren Fletcher pulled one again however late breakaway objectives from Edin Dzeko (two) and David Silva wrapped up an emphatic win.

United four Metropolis 3 (September 20, 2009)

Michael Owen 1

Michael Owen scored deep into damage time to present United a dramatic victory in what supervisor Sir Alex Ferguson labelled as the finest derby of all time. The sport began at a frantic tempo with Rooney netting in simply the second minute earlier than Gareth Barry levelled. Fletcher put United again forward with a header however Metropolis once more replied, this time with a Craig Bellamy stunner. Bellamy scored a 3rd Metropolis equaliser in the 90th minute after Fletchers second, however substitute Owen had the closing say in the sixth minute of time added on.

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