Manchester City v United in the derby as Ian Cheeseman brings us the sights and sounds of the day

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Manchester City is facing more competition than anticipated in the Premier League

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Manchester City continue to soar as United slump to eighth place.

Gulf grows: Man City 12 pts clear of United with derby win

The fourth goal in the Manchester derby showed the gulf between the two rivals isn't only widening in their Premier League positions but in technical quality as well.

'Everything is positive' - Jose Mourinho's alternative and debatable verdict on a one-sided Manchester derby

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho insisted he was content with the efforts of his players in their 3-1 defeat against Manchester City, even though they failed to register a single

Man City outclass Man Utd in derby

Manchester City opened up a 12-point gap on Manchester United just 12 games into the Premier League season and returned to the top of the table with a convincing 3-1 win in Sunday's derby at the Etihad.

Manchester United need to accept that there is “an absolute gulf” between themselves and arch-rivals Manchester City, says Gary Neville, with a top-four battle now their greatest concern.

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David Silva, Sergio Aguero and Ilkay Gundogan did the damage as home side ran out 3-1 victors.

Manchester City keep their heads to banish last season’s derby memories

Manchester City did not make many mistakes last season, but they did in this fixture, and this year they want to be even better. So this afternoon, coasting at home against Manchester United, they threatened to take their take foot off the gas, but then decided to speed off into the distance.

Premier League: Manchester City outclass United in derby to go on top of standings; Chelsea held by Everton - Firstpost

Early goals in each half from David Silva and Sergio Aguero put City in command and Ilkay Gundogan condemned United to a fourth league defeat of the season after Anthony Martial's penalty had given the visitors hope.

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Ilkay Gundogan’s late goal sealed an ultimately emphatic win for City, who were not at their best but outclassed United in the Manchester derby

Gary Neville tells us whether anyone can stop Manchester City from retaining their title, who has been the best player in the Premier League this season and whether Liverpool fans will be cheering on Manchester United on Sunday.

Manchester City vs Manchester United as it happened

Champions Manchester City moved 12 points ahead of rivals Manchester United in the Premier League with a hard-fought 3-1 win in Sunday's derby. David Silva opened the scoring as the leaders made a blistering start at the Etihad Stadium and Sergio Aguero doubled the advantage with a his eighth derby goal after the break.