Opta Stats: Manchester City v Manchester United

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola.
Can Pep Guardiola mastermind a victory for Manchester City over Manchester United?
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The weekend Premier League action ends in style with a derby between Manchester City and Manchester United. Opta provides the tale of the tape.

"This will be the 22nd meeting between Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola and Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho in all competitions – the Spaniard has won nine and lost five (D7) of the previous 21."

A Manchester City win and both teams to score is [2.8].

Manchester City have won just two of their last eight matches against Manchester United in all competitions (D2 L4) since winning four in a row between 2013 and 2014. The draw is [5.5].

Manchester United, who won 3-2 at the Etihad last season despite being 0-2 down, are looking to win back to back Premier League games at the stadium for just the second time, also doing so with wins in November 2008 and April 2010. United are [8.8] to win.

Two of Man Utd's three Premier League wins against Man City when they've trailed in the match have been away from home and from 0-2 behind - in November 1993 and April 2018. They are [7.2] in the Draw No Bet market.

Premier League meetings between Manchester City and Manchester United have been won by the away side on 17 occasions - only Aston Villa vs Liverpool (19) and Everton vs Man Utd (18) have been won by the visiting team more. Manchester United are [3.35] in the Double Chance market.

There have been just three occasions of a team scoring 24+ goals after six home games in a Premier League season, with Man City responsible for all three (2013-14, 2017-18 and 2018-19). Over 3.5 goals is [2.3].

Manchester United have conceded 18 goals in their 11 Premier League games this season. It took them 25 games until the 31st January to concede as many in the competition last season. Over 4.5 goals is [4.0].

Manchester City haven't lost any of their last 53 Premier League games against sides starting the day outside the top four (W44 D9 L0), since a 0-4 loss at Everton in January 2017. They are [1.41] to win.

Manchester City's Sergio Aguero has scored 17 goals and assisted a further five in his last 13 Premier League games at the Etihad Stadium. Aguero is [1.82] to score.

Anthony Martial has scored in each of his last four Premier League games for Man Utd - he could become the seventh different player to score in five or more in a row for the club in the competition (Ruud van Nistelrooy x4, Wayne Rooney x2, Eric Cantona, Dwight Yorke, Cristiano Ronaldo and Robin van Persie). Martial is [4.5] to find the net.

This will be the 22nd meeting between Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola and Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho in all competitions - the Spaniard has won nine and lost five (D7) of the previous 21. A Manchester City win and both teams to score is [2.8].

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