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Manchester City 4-1 Manchester United: Man United’s fightback washed away by dominant Man City who extend their lead to six points as ‘Manchester is Blue’

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Manchester City 4-1 Manchester United: Manchester Derby – Manchester City respond to Liverpool’s win yesterday with an emphatic 4-1 victory over Manchester United to move six points clear at the top of the Premier League. Kevin De Bruyne notched a first-half brace either side of a strike from Jadon Sancho that levelled the scores for a period. However, City were outstanding in the second half and two efforts from Riyad Mahrez put the visitors to the sword. City are back on course to secure the title, while their rivals are now locked in a fierce battle to finish in the top four, dropping behind Arsenal into fifth place. Follow InsideSport.IN for the latest sports news and updates.

Manchester City 4-1 Manchester United: Man United’s fightback washed away by dominant Man City who extend their lead to six points as ‘Manchester is Blue’

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Manchester City 4-1 Manchester United: ‘Manchester is Blue’

Kevin de Bruyne was the star of the show as he scored two and assisted another to see Manchester City beat Manchester United 4-1. Manchester United were without Cristiano Ronaldo, Edinson Cavani, Luke Shaw and Raphael Varane through. mixture of injury and Covid.

Pep Guardiola meanwhile opted to go for Jack Grealish instead of the in-form Raheem Sterling. It didn’t take long for City to get their noses in front as Kevin de Bruyne ghosted in and scored after five minutes.

Manchester City 4-1 Manchester United: - Man United's fightback washed away by dominant Man City who extend their lead to six points as 'Manchester is Blue'
Manchester City 4-1 Manchester United: – Man United’s fightback washed away by dominant Man City who extend their lead to six points as ‘Manchester is Blue’

The home side then thought they had a shout for a penalty as Harry Maguire and Phil Foden tussled inside the penalty area – the referee though, adjudged it as a free kick to United.

Manchester City 4-1 Manchester United: Man City who extend their lead to six points

Against the run of play however, the away side got an equaliser. Jadon Sancho cut it from the left on to his right foot and curled a beautiful effort into the bottom corner.

Manchester City 4-1 Manchester United: - Man United's fightback washed away by dominant Man City who extend their lead to six points as 'Manchester is Blue'
Manchester City 4-1 Manchester United: – Man United’s fightback washed away by dominant Man City who extend their lead to six points as ‘Manchester is Blue’

But it didn’t take long for City to go ahead for a second time as De Bruyne pounced after some pinball in the area and struck high above David de Gea. After the break City went for the jugular but saw efforts from Bernardo Silva and Phil Foden failed to hit the target.

De Bruyne had a chance for his hat-trick on the hour mark but saw his free kick saved well by De Gea. They did eventually get their third with 20 minutes to go as Riyad Mahrez struck a sweet half volley from a De Bruyne corner. With the Algeria international completing the rout in stoppage time.

Manchester City 4-1 Manchester United: Man United's fightback washed away by dominant Man City who extend their lead to six points as 'Manchester is Blue'
Manchester City 4-1 Manchester United: Man United’s fightback washed away by dominant Man City who extend their lead to six points as ‘Manchester is Blue’

Manchester City 4-1 Manchester United: Man United’s fightback washed away by dominant Man City who extend their lead to six points as ‘Manchester is Blue’

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