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#ManchesterDerby: Who Wins, The Exceptional One or The Special One?


The city of Manchester will host millions of football loving fans come Sunday afternoon at Etihad Stadium. Manchester derby is a match between the two great teams in the city of Manchester.

Both teams are been managed by two phenomenal coaches Pep Guardiola ‘The Exceptional One’ and Jose Mourinho ‘The Special One’. They are the only two coaches currently in the EPL to have won UEFA Champions league.

Man City has been the current champion of the Premiership have played 11 domestic leagues winning 9 out of it and drawing twice and comfortably enjoy the top spot with 29 points and scoring more goal (33) than any other team in the on-going season and conceding 4 times so far.

Manchester Derby

This simply says that they are good when it comes to the scoring of goals and equally good when defending.

Manchester United being the Guest for tomorrow game are occupying the 7th position with 20 points and 9 points separating them from the league leaders. United have so far won 6 matches out of the 11 matches played scoring 19 goals and conceding 18 goals.

This calls for discussion because it is not a positive sign for a team like Man United. In the current season, they have won only 3 home matches and 3 away matches and have lost 3 matches both home and away.

The Largest victory between the two teams has gone in favour of City ‘’United 1–6 City (1926), United 0–5 City (1955), United 5–0 City (1994), United 1–6 City (2011)’.

For the last five games played between these two teams from 2016 -2018  City have won once, drawing once and losing three making United superior over them.  The last premier league match played between these teams was played in Etihad stadium but United went there to surprise the then league leader by swiping them.

Both teams are coming into this match well motivated, especially United going to Turin to surprise well defensive team in the world Juventus by coming from a goal down to beat them in their own back yard. The city was also able to beat Shakhtar Donetsk 6 goals and kept a clean sheet as well.

Who wins tomorrows Manchester derby The Exceptional One or The Special One?


By: Theophilus Ansah/

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