Manchester United vs Manchester City | EPL | 23 Oct 11 | Match Preview
Kick Off: 13. 30 Hrs (UK time)
Venue: Old Trafford, Manchester
Heavy duty stuff is what this derby match would be, hopefully. Top of the table clash, this one fixture would be for the legendary banters. A win for either side will be monumental. While leading the points table, the winner of this fixture will also have the right to be a smug till the other club wins the next derby between the Manchester clubs. Smugness is basically related with the supporters of a club rather than the players and manager. If we can come to terms with the theory of smugness, we might as well proceed with the task in hand here.
Manchester City thrashed Aston Villa 4- 1 at home in their previous game. Whereas Manchester United were the second best in their clash against Liverpool. United were able to hold on to one point as Liverpool could not convert any of their chances and they had a lot of chances. Nemanja Vidic could return for this fixture which will go do well with gaffer. Rio Ferdinand and Johnny Evans, both were caught out of positions against Liverpool. Rooney & Nani should start against City with Welbeck in front.
Manchester City does not have a problem with their squad as it is filled with quality everywhere. James Milner &Mario Balotelli both scored great strikes against Aston Villa and have put down a solid case to start against United. Roberto Mancini has a tough task choosing a winning side and it becomes harder if everyone is playing well.
Speculating on form, City would probably edge United out but Old Trafford is bitch of place to win any match against Manchester United.
Less than 6 goals in the match will be very unfair to the supporters even the neutral ones or specially the neutral ones.