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Manchester City vs Manchester United prediction 2024-03-03

Manchester City
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2024-03-03
Winner
Manchester City
Manchester United
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Probability of win
Manchester City — 75.5%
Draw — 13.4%
Manchester United — 11.1%
Our Prediction
Winner: Manchester City;
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Etihad Stadium will be the centre of attention when Manchester City and Manchester United lock horns in the Manchester derby. The Citizens aim to build on back-to-back wins over Brentford and Bournemouth and they are seen as hot favourites to pick up all three points from Sunday’s clash. Kevin De Bruyne returns to the starting XI, while defender Josko Gvardiol is a major doubt and the Croatia international will be assessed ahead of the kick-off. T

he Red Devils, on the other hand, aim to bounce back from a 2-1 loss to Fulham. Erik ten Hag’s troops are eager to keep their Champions League hopes alive, but given Man City’s fine form in February, home win should be considered. The good news for the visiting side is that important midfielder Casemiro should be fit for the local derby

Prediction: 3-0 (Man City)

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Both to score
Yes
66.28%
No
33.72%
Total
More 2.5
More 3.5
Less 2.5
Less 3.5
80.2%
62.2%
19.8%
37.8%
Individual total
More 0.5
More 1.5
Less 0.5
Less 1.5
Manchester City
95.5%
81.7%
4.5%
18.3%
Manchester United
69.4%
33.1%
30.6%
66.9%
Correct score
0:0
0:1
0:2
0:3
0:4
1:0
1:1
1:2
1:3
1:4
1.4%
1.6%
1%
0.4%
0.1%
4.2%
5%
3%
1.2%
0.3%
2:0
2:1
2:2
2:3
2:4
3:0
3:1
3:2
3:3
3:4
6.6%
7.8%
4.6%
1.8%
0.5%
6.8%
8.1%
4.8%
1.9%
0.6%
Manchester City Manchester United
Games 26 26
Wins 18 14
Losses 3 10
Draws 5 2
Goals 59 36
Goals per game 2.3 1.4
Conceded per game 1 1.4
Attacks 128.9 97.5
Corners per game 7.7 6.5
Yellow cards per game 1.7 2.5
Fouls per game 8.5 10.5
Latest matches
Score
2024-02-20
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Manchester City
Brentford
1
0
2024-02-17
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Manchester City
Chelsea
1
1
2024-02-10
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Manchester City
Everton
2
0
2024-02-18
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Luton Town
Manchester United
1
2
2024-02-11
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Aston Villa
Manchester United
1
2
2024-02-01
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Wolverhampton Wanderers
Manchester United
3
4
2023-12-30
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Nottingham Forest
Manchester United
2
1
2023-12-23
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West Ham United
Manchester United
2
0
Premier League
Team Games Win. Draws Lost Goals Points
Liverpool 26 18 6 2 63:25 60
Manchester City 26 18 5 3 59:26 59
Arsenal 25 17 4 4 58:22 55
Aston Villa 26 16 4 6 56:35 52
Tottenham Hotspur 25 14 5 6 52:38 47
Manchester United 26 14 2 10 36:36 44
Brighton & Hove Albion 26 10 9 7 49:41 39
Newcastle United 25 11 4 10 53:41 37
West Ham United 25 10 6 9 36:44 36
Wolverhampton Wanderers 25 10 5 10 39:40 35
Chelsea 25 10 5 10 42:41 35
Fulham 26 9 5 12 36:42 32
Everton 26 8 7 11 28:34 31
Crystal Palace 26 7 7 12 31:44 28
AFC Bournemouth 25 7 7 11 33:47 28
Brentford 25 7 4 14 35:44 25
Nottingham Forest 26 6 6 14 34:48 24
Luton Town 25 5 5 15 35:51 20
Sheffield United 25 3 4 18 22:65 13
Burnley 26 3 4 19 25:58 13
Top scorers
Manchester City
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E. Haaland (17)
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P. Foden (9)
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J. Álvarez (8)
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B. Mota Veiga de Carvalho e Silva (6)
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R. Hernández Cascante (6)
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J. Grealish (3)
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M. Akanji (2)
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N. Aké (2)
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J. Doku (2)
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R. Lewis (1)
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O. Bobb (1)
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K. De Bruyne (1)
Manchester United
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S. McTominay (7)
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R. Højlund (7)
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M. Rashford (5)
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A. Ferreyra (5)
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B. Fernandes (3)
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V. Nilsson Lindelöf (1)
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H. Mejbri (1)
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R. Varane (1)
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C. Casimiro (1)
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C. Dannemann Eriksen (1)
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J. Dalot Teixeira (1)
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A. Martial (1)
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K. Mainoo (1)
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H. Maguire (1)
Top assists
Manchester City
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J. Álvarez
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P. Foden
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J. Doku
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E. Haaland
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B. Mota Veiga de Carvalho e Silva
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K. De Bruyne
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R. Hernández Cascante
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M. Nunes
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K. Walker
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N. Aké
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O. Bobb
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S. Gómez
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J. Grealish
Manchester United
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B. Fernandes
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A. Ferreyra
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H. Maguire
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M. Rashford
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J. Dalot Teixeira
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R. Højlund
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C. Dannemann Eriksen
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J. Evans
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L. Martínez
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V. Nilsson Lindelöf
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F. Pellistri Rebollo
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A. Wan-Bissaka
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L. Shaw
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C. Casimiro
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S. McTominay
Premier League Manchester City Manchester United
Number of matches 380 26 26
Average win rate (%) 39.8 69.2 53.8
Goals per match 3.2 2.3 1.4
Yellow per match 4.7 1.7 2.5
Corners per match 10.8 7.7 6.5
Home goals per match 1.8 2.4 1.5
Away goals per match 1.5 2.2 1.3
Player rating 6.8 7.1 6.9

Manchester's Legendary Duel: The City versus United

Sitting proudly in the North West of England, Manchester is a city renowned for many things, but arguably, nothing defines it more than the rivalry between its two premier league soccer giants: Manchester City and Manchester United. Let's delve into the riveting history and monumental achievements of these two soccer greats.

The Origins of the Powerhouses

Nestled into the heart of the industrial North, Manchester United was born out of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway depot at Newton Heath in 1878. The humble beginnings of the 'Heathens' were transformed over the years, and in 1902, a significant turning point arrived. The club changed its name to Manchester United, and paved the way for the legend that would continue to grow for decades.

On the other side of the city, Manchester City found its roots in 1880. The team, initially named St. Mark's (West Gorton), was created with a righteous cause, battling against the vandalism and gang warfare plaguing the local youth. This endeavor planted the seed for Manchester City, whose name was officially adopted in 1894.

United's Ripple of Trophies

Manchester United's trophy cabinet has been under a constant state of expansion. Winning their first league title in 1908 was just the beginning. Their English football dominance was marked by their record number of 20 league titles, 12 FA Cups, and the not-to-be-forgotten night of 1968 when they became the first English club to win the European Cup.

City's Steady Ascent to Greatness

Despite their early successes, Manchester City's journey to football glory was a steady climb. The preceding years to their first league title in 1937 saw ups and downs, but the Cityzens, as they are affectionately known, held firm. Their progress came with memorable moments, including their FA Cup shocker in 1956, and most recently, the era post-2008 saw them flex their muscle in English football, adding multiple Premier League titles to their tally.

The Derby: A Battle for Bragging Rights

The competition for supremacy between these two powerhouses extends into the high voltage Manchester Derby. The epic encounters between United and City represent more than a football match – they symbolize the battle for city pride. Regardless of league standings, the passion that pierces through the iconic derby reflects the clubs’ rich histories and their fervent desire to outdo each other.

United and City: Impact beyond Football

Beyond their football prowess, both clubs have significantly impacted their communities. Through various community engagement programs, the clubs have exhibited their commitment to the city that gave them their identities, thus cementing their place in the hearts of Mancunians.

Conclusion

Manchester City and Manchester United, two clubs with a rich history and passionate followers, have crafted a rivalry that transcends football. Despite the contrasting routes to greatness, both have established themselves as behemoths of English football. Their journey through the years is a testament to their persistence and commitment to success – making the story of Manchester, a tale of two clubs woven into the city's very fabric.