Legendary Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson was in attendance for the Manchester Derby clash between Manchester City and Manchester United. Sir Alex Ferguson witnessed how Manchester United conceded six goals over the course of the derby.
For the latest Manchester Derby in the Premier League, Manchester City scored six goals as they laid down a marker for the season. Norwegian striker ErlingHaaland continued his red-hot form with three goals, while England international Phil Foden also scored three goals. The output from Foden and Haaland gave Manchester City a 6-3 win at home. New signing Antony and French substitute Anthony Martial (two goals) scored for Manchester United.
Manchester City started the Manchester Derby clash on Sunday with Manchester United in second spot and with a four-point deficit. Arsenal had gone four points clear of Manchester City at the top of the Premier League table after their North London Derby win over Tottenham Hotspur. The Gunners secured a 3-1 win at home to Spurs to establish a four-point lead at the summit ahead of the Manchester Derby. Thomas Partey scored the opener for Arsenal in the first half before Harry Kane levelled proceedings for Spurs from 12 yards out in the first half to ensure that the two teams ended the first half on level terms. Gabriel Jesus regained the lead for Arsenal at the start of the second half before Spurs were reduced to ten men as a result of the red card to Brazilian star Emerson Royal. Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka sealed the win for Arsenal shortly afterwards with the third Arsenal goal.
Manchester City are back to within one point of leaders Arsenal after their home win over Manchester United.