Local rivals Manchester United and Manchester City met for the fourth time in the space of three months today as the Red Devils welcomed the reigning champions to Old Trafford Sunday for Sunday clash.
Pep Guardiola rested a number of first-team players due to their upcoming 2nd leg round of 16 Champions League clash against Real Madrid.
The game was controlled by Manchester City as expected dictating the pass from the midfield.
In the 30th Minute of play, Bruno Fernandes clever chipped free-kick into the penalty box found Anthony Martial who fired the ball pass Ederson to give United the lead.
A 40-yard screamer from McTominay sealed the win for the Red Devils after an error from Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson who gifted the ball to the winger.
This win means Liverpool are just two wins from lifting the premier league title.
The race for a top-four finish is getting more interesting as Manchester United are now three points behind Chelsea who are fourth on the premier league table.
Reactions from the match
https://www.bbc.com/sport/live/football/51288428Ole Gunnar Solskjar speaking to BBC Sport.”It’s a privilege to be their manager. They give absolutely everything. They know they are all good players but they want to learn as well.
“We feel we are improving as a squad and a team. We feel the fans want us to do well and they see what we are doing, so it is getting better and better.
“But we are still fifth. We need points to catch Chelsea and Leicester, so need to keep plugging away.”
Bernardo Silva reacting to the loss, BBC sport”A very bad day for us, it is always a special game even though we are not going for the title. It is a special game for our fans and us and we need to do better. It is not acceptable to play this way and lose like this.
“We started well but everything changed after the goal, a very bad performance in my opinion.
“Possession is important in a way but does not dictate if you play well or not. We did not control the game as we should have and maybe from the perspective of people watching the game, we had more possession but they had more clear chances. A bad performance.
“I don’t think it will affect performances in the Champions League.
“It is not acceptable to come here and lose 2-0.”
Manchester United city coach pep Guardiola has refused to shift blame to Ederson for the loss who was at fault for both goals.