Manchester United won the city derby 2-0 against Manchester City in the 27th round of the Premier League and ended the exclusive series of "citizens" of 21 consecutive victories. The Red Devils took the lead with an early goal, the work of Bruno Fernandes, and shortly after the break Luke Shaw increased the lead of the guests.
After the victory, Man United came out on the second position in the standings with 54 points. The leader remains the "citizens", who still have a very comfortable lead of 11 points.
In the first minute the guests got a great opportunity to take the lead. Chief Justice Anthony Taylor pointed to the white dot after Gabriel Jesus' foul on Anthony Martial. Behind the ball to execute the penalty kick, stood Bruno Fernandes, who sent the ball into the net for 1: 0.
Three minutes later, Luc Shaw got a chance to fire at Ederson's goal after a mistake by Joao Cancello, but the shot was weak and did not hinder the Brazilian guard.
In the 9th minute, the "sky blue" made their first shot in the direction of the door of Dean Hendesrun. Ilkay Gundogan fired, but did not hinder the guard of the guests.
A quarter of an hour after the start, Ederson had to intervene after a dangerous shot by Marcus Rashford.
In the next minutes, the pace of the game slowed down as both teams slowed down after a whirlwind start.
Two minutes before the break, Gundogan could shoot directly from a direct free kick. However, the ball bounced off the wall and went into a corner kick. After the corner kick, Manchester United's defense managed to clear.
Seconds before the end of the first half, Riyad Marez broke on the wing and tried a diagonal shot on the ground. However, the ball went past the door.
In the 48th minute, luck covered United. Gabriel Jesus received in the penalty area. He managed to combine with Rodri, who shot but sent the ball into the side post.
Two minutes later, the Red Devils doubled their lead after a very well-built counterattack. Henderson threw a serious distance to Shaw, who passed with a ball in his foot and combined with Rashford. The striker returned to the left back, who sent the ball into the net for 2: 0.
An hour after the start, Riyad Marez fired a volley, but sent the ball over the door. In the 68th minute Ederson made a great save and kept the score unchanged. Scott McTominey was tripped on the edge of the penalty area, but the ball reached Marseille, who shot from a clear position. The guard managed to react and killed.
In the 75th minute Kevin de Bruyne tried his luck, but could not find the outline of the door. Seven minutes before the end of regular time, John Stones intercepted a cross with his head, but sent the ball over the crossbar.
Man City continued to press until the end, but after several inaccurate performances he failed to reach even an honorable goal. Sterling was inaccurate with his head until seconds before the end De Bruyne sent the ball out with a shot from the edge of the penalty area.
In the next round of the Premier League, Manchester City hosts Southampton, while Manchester United hosts West Ham.
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