the premier league features one of its showpiece matches as the penultimate match of a busy weekend,
As far as derbies go, it’s one of the most unpredictable in European football. Granted, City have largely had the run of their rivals over the past few years, but United have certainly been upsetting the Etihad of late, even though they were heavily outplayed at Old Trafford in November.
With Liverpool in worrying form and the race for the top four heating up, both teams have a lot to play for.
Here’s everything you need to know.
Date, kick-off time and venue
The Premier League match kicks off at 4:30 p.m. GMT on Sunday, March 6, 2022.
The Etihad Stadium in Manchester will host it.
Where to watch Manchester City v Manchester United
TV channel: The match will be broadcast on Sky Sports main event, Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Ultra HD.
Direct: sky sports subscribers will be able to access it via the Sky Go app.
LIVE coverage: Follow all the action with Standard Sport’s dedicated match blog.
Manchester City vs Manchester United Team News
Pep Guardiola rested Rodri, Raheem Sterling and Kevin De Bruyne for the midweek win over Peterborough and has them all available for action as things stand.
Bernardo Silva and John Stones were also in the squad for the FA Cup win and could replace Nathan Ake and Jack Grealish. Kyle Walker, meanwhile, will likely return to the starting lineup after his suspension.
For United, whether or not Cristiano Ronaldo about to begin is a fascinating subplot. Heavily criticized in recent weeks, many of their recent away wins at City have been the result of scorching, counter-attacking football, something the 37-year-old is simply not suited to play.
Manchester City vs. Manchester United Prediction
While it’s hard to imagine United playing as badly as they did at Old Trafford a few months ago, City are simply too strong.
Manchester City won 2-1.
Head-to-head history and results (h2h)
Man City win: 56
Manchester United win: 77