In the Manchester Derby, Erling Haaland scored a penalty in the 26th minute, giving Manchester City a 1-0 lead.
Manchester United, despite a makeshift defense, displayed a strong start, with players like Scott McTominay, Marcus Rashford, and Rasmus Hojlund posing a threat on the counter-attack.
However, Manchester United’s Andre Onana made a key save from Phil Foden and denied Haaland on the rebound.
Hojlund missed a one-on-one opportunity later in the first half.
In the second half, Haaland scored again in the 49th minute, making it 2-0 for Manchester City. Despite United’s efforts, they couldn’t find the back of the net.
The final score was Manchester United 0, Manchester City 3, with Haaland scoring two goals and Foden adding the third.
Man United: Onana, Dalot, Maguire, Evans, Lindelof, Eriksen, McTominay, Amrabat, Fernandes, Hojlund, Rashford.
Man City: Ederson, Walker, Dias, Gvardiol, Rodri, Stones, Silva, Foden, Alvarez, Grealish, Haaland.
Man United’s defensive struggles were compounded by the absence of Raphael Varane and Sergio Reguilon on the bench.
The match had several key moments, including a penalty scored by Haaland, Onana’s saves, and United’s missed chances.
It was a challenging game for United, and City’s control and clinical finishing secured their victory.