Paul Hayward: 'United going nowhere without a commanding centre-back pairing'

Shocking stat alert: the last time Manchester United conceded more than 20 goals after 12 league games was in 1966, a year well known to Bobby Charlton, who laid a wreath on the pitch w

Sterling's told to quit showboating as Pep praises stability

Pep Guardiola has told Raheem Sterling to

Manchester City 3 Manchester United 1: Silva, Aguero and Gundogan seal derby win

Manchester City sealed the derby bragging rights as they defeated Manchester United 3-1 at the Etihad Stadium.

David and Bernardo Silva too smooth for Manchester United

There is an almighty gulf in quality between these two rivals, but the gulf in aspiration is even greater. Without being at their most mesmerising, Manchester City dominated this game from start to finish, with David Silva and Bernardo Silva at the heart of everything they did. It was the type of pe

Manchester United were beaten 3-1 by neighbours City thanks to goals from David Silva, Sergio Aguero and Ilkay Gundogan

Guardiola glad as Man City overcome derby 'fear' to beat United

Defeat left the Red Devils 12 points behind their rivals.

Classy Blues triumphant in Manchester derby

Defending champion Manchester City stayed top of the English Premier League with an emphatic 3-1 victory over Manchester United Sunday that emphasized the current gulf in class between the two city rivals.

Silva again shows he is the Premier League's best passer with a flawless performance as Man City win a one-sided derby

Nemanja Vidic refuses to criticise Jose Mourinho because he "wants to become Manchester United manager" |

"For me to criticise Jose Mourinho, as someone who in the future could become the manager, it's not fair."

Guardiola half-pleased with derby victory as Mourinho tries to take positives

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola was reasonably pleased with a deserved derby victory that left Manchester United counterpart Jose Mourinho clinging onto the positives.

Relentless Man City sweep United aside at Etihad

Premier League leaders Manchester City turned on the style with a 3-1 win over Manchester United in their derby clash on Sunday, leaving Pep Guardiola's unbeaten side two points clear of Liverpool.

United left themselves with far too much to do in the local derby, underlining the folly of handing the initiative to their more attacking neighbours