Two goals from Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial on Saturday night were enough to do all the magic as a tactically aware Manchester United defeated Manchester City 1-2 at the Etihad.
Guardiola confident of a victory, started the match with a 4-3-3 formation with Sterling, Jesus and Bernardo Silva his preferred front three while Man U. started with a pacy front three of Anthony Martial, Daniel James and Marcus Rashford.
Guardiola was hopeful of a win, while Solksjaer would have happily taken a draw if a genie gave him a draw at the beginning of the match-but the god of football had other plans!
Solksjaer’s front three partnership caused Man City’s shaky back line of Walker, Stones, Fernandinho and the inexperienced Angelino all sort of problems in the first 30 minutes of the first half.
Martial, Rashford all had their chance to score and were either saved by the post or the goalkeeper Ederson.
in the 23rd minute, Marcus Rashford opened the scoring…
Source: Linda Ikeji