Manchester United emerged victorious over their cross-town rival in a narrow 1-0 win for the home team, by the virtue of which Manchester City were knocked out of the EFL Cup
The former Manchester United captain heaped praise on Red Devils wonderkid Marcus Rashford for his impressive performance in Saturday's derby against Manchester City.
Manchester City ran out 2-1 winners over cross-town rivals and fellow title contenders Manchester United at Old Trafford.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is never short of controversies and this time has taken a dig at match referee Mark Clattenburg for apparently denying them two clear penalties.
The Manchester derby is only a day away and both sides are itching to get onto the field and gain the upper hand in the title race.
Former Manchester United goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel claims that City boss Pep Guardiola made Bayern "boring" and "got lucky" at Barcelona.
Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic took to Instagram to fire shots at City goalkeeper Claudio Bravo ahead of Saturday's Manchester derby.
The giants of Manchester are primed to take centre stage on Saturday as United play host to their cross-town rivals City.
It is hardly a surprise now that Manchester City are leading the Premier League, and are the favourites to win it this time, while arch rivals Manchester United are playing catch-up from the fourth place, just two points behind. However, former City manager Roberto Mancini believes that he was the one who gave this cutting edge to the rivalry between the two teams.
Manchester United and Manchester City shared the spoils after a forgettable 170th Manchester derby that yielded only two shots on target finished 0-0 at Old Trafford on Sunday.