Manuel Pellegrini will be hoping to upstage David Moyes in their first Manchester derby action in Sunday’s EPL game
Manchester City welcome the Red Devils to the Etihad Stadium in Sunday’s Manchester derby. Coming into this encounter, both clubs have secured seven points from their opening four Premier League matches and will both be aiming for a win in their fifth game this season.
The Citizens are still fresh from their 3-0 away win at Viktoria Plzen in the Uefa Champions League.
Both sides have battled for the trophy over the last two seasons with Citizens emerging triumphant in 2012. The hosts are outstanding favorites to win this tie. Ladbrokes is backing them at 6/5 (2.20) to secure maximum points on Sunday.
Just like City, Manchester United grabbed maximum points in the Champions League against Bayern Leverkusen with Wayne Rooney grabbing a brace on the night. Although, they share similar points with their cross-country rivals, they are underdogs to remain victorious in this tie. Ladbrokes price them at 12/5 (3.40) to win the match. The same firm price the draw at 12/5 (3.40).
The teams have posted identical records going into the contest - having both taken seven points from four games and you can back both teams to score 13/20 (1.65).
United emerged 3-2 winners in the same fixture last term, Robin van Persie scoring the winner with a late free kick. You can bank the Dutch to find the back of the net first at 5/1 (6.00) while Alvaro Negredo of Mnchester City is a 6/1 (7.00) play with Ladbrokes to find the of the net. He shares same odds with Edin Dzeko and Sergio Aguero.