The clash between the neighbors has spice added to it as it is Master vs the Apprentice , Ten Hag has won the Manager of the month which signifies United’s current electric form. The match is promising a box office as United’s wall esque defence has to shush Man city’s devastating attack. Both Manchester clubs are in the title race and see this match as an opportunity to shove one off the track.
Manchester City has been a threat for the opposition, pep’s side has so far been challenged by Arsenal at the top as they look forward to reclaim their throne. City has scored 23 goals this season which makes them the highest scoring team in the goal tally.
Haaland is one of the key players to watch as he is becoming the talisman of the side as he has 11 goals in the league till now. Manchester City will be without new signing Kalvin Philips, Laporte and John stones which leaves them a bit weak at the back as their defence has been vulnerable this season.
Since their first two defeats in their season Erik ten hag’s Manchester United has been in red hot form as they have not lost a league game and are back to winning ways.
Ten hag has won premier league’s manager of the month too and looks forward to challenge his master at Bayern fc. United’s strength this season has been their defence which no team can break , the partnership of Varane and Martinez has been elite.
Stopping this City attack would be difficult as the back four doesn’t want to leave any stone unturned. This United side has been tactically brilliant against Arsenal and Liverpool and knows how to shine in big games. The red devils will be without Harry Maguire, Axel Tuanzebe and Brandom Williams .
On the other hand they have an injury boost as Anthony Martial and an in form Marcus Rashford are back in training and are set to feature in the derby, Marcus Rashford was also Premier league player of the month.
Dates and Kick off timings for the Manchester Derby
The Derby is set to take place on 2nd October at 6:30 PM IST for the Indian viewers.
Venue- Eithiad Stadium
Where can I watch Manchester City vs Manchester United in India
The match will be televised on Star Sports select and will be livestreamed on Disney plus Hotstar.
Manchester City 2-1 Manchester United