Man Utd 1-2 Man City Highlights
Sergio Aguero’s winner stalls Manchester United’s march to the Premier League title as rivals City move within 12 points.
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Venue: Old Trafford
Date: Monday, 8 April, 2013
Kick off: 20:00 GMT
City’s 6-1 win in last season’s corresponding fixture was United’s heaviest Premier League defeat, and the first time they had conceded six at Old Trafford since 1930.
This is the 165th Manchester derby in all competitions. Manchester United lead by 69 wins to City’s 45, with 50 draws.
Sir Alex Ferguson and Roberto Mancini have met 11 times as managers. Ferguson has won six to Mancini’s four.
Manchester United have won 50 of a possible 54 points in their last 18 Premier League games (W16, D2).
Sir Alex Ferguson’s side are the first team in English top-flight history to win 25 of their first 30 league games of a season.
They need 19 points from their remaining eight matches to set a new Premier League record for most points (96).
United have not conceded in their last 627 minutes of Premier League football.
They are unbeaten in the last 53 league matches in which they opened the scoring.
According to Opta, United have only conceded one shot on target in their last three Premier League games combined (v Norwich, Reading and Sunderland).
Robin van Persie has gone nine games in all competitions with United without scoring, despite attempting 24 shots at goal in those appearances.
Manchester City have taken just 11 points from the last 21 available.
City have eight points fewer than they did at this stage last season.
Roberto Mancini’s side have conceded 26 league goals, five fewer than any other top-flight side. They have also kept an unrivalled 14 clean sheets.
Carlos Tevez has scored seven goals in his last seven competitive games for Manchester City. He scored 34 goals in 97 matches for Manchester United. He has scored three goals in seven matches against them since leaving the club but none in the six league meetings.
Edin Dzeko has scored five goals in six matches against Manchester United.