Man City v Man United LIVE: Kevin De Bruyne opens scoring inside five minutes, Jack Grealish starts, Cristiano Ronaldo and Marcus Rashford missing for derby clash at Etihad Stadium – Match updates and team news

    It’s derby day in the North West as Manchester City welcome arch rivals Manchester United to the Etihad Stadium this afternoon.

    Pep Guardiola’s side are sitting top of the Premier League, but with Liverpool just three points behind, they’ll be keen to get a win on the board to solidify their lead.

    It could be an entertaining encounter at the Etihad Stadium

    It could be an entertaining encounter at the Etihad Stadium

    As for United, the hunt for a top four finish is firmly on.

    Sitting comfortably in fourth going into matchday, Ralf Rangnick’s side will be wary of Arsenal’s threat as they look to use their games in hand to leapfrog the Red Devils.

    Both sides will be desperate to win this one and we’re almost certain to have a fiery, entertaining encounter on our hands.

    • Premier League clash to kick-off at the Etihad Stadium at 4:30pm
    • Man City: Ederson, Walker, Stones, Laporte, Cancelo, Rodrigo, De Bruyne (C), Bernardo, Mahrez, Grealish, Foden
    • Subs: Carson, Sterling, Gundogan, Jesus, Zinchenko, Fernandinho, Delap, Mbete, McAtee
    • Man United: De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Telles; McTominay, Fred; Elanga, Pogba, Sancho; Fernandes
    • Subs: Henderson, Bailly, Jones, Mata, Rashford, Lingard, Dalot, Matic, Mejbri
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