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The Manchester Derby at Old Trafford in 2008 was a special occasion. 

It fell on the 50th anniversary of the Munich Air Disaster, an occasion that brought Red and Blue together, uniting a city known for its football rivalry.

These were moving scenes in respect to the 23 - of which eight were players from the Old Trafford club - who died in the Munich air disaster on 6 February 1958.

A beautifully observed minute's silence kicked off proceedings before City produced a fine display to win the game 2-1, with Darius Vasel and Benjani grabbing the goals for Sven's men. 

Relive the game via the video above!

Man Utd: Van der Sar, Brown, Vidic, Ferdinand, O'Shea (Carrick 73), Nani (Park 64), Scholes, Anderson (Hargreaves 73), Giggs, Ronaldo, Tevez.

Subs Not Used: Kuszczak, Simpson.

Booked: O'Shea.

Goals: Carrick 90.

Man City: Hart, Onuoha, Richards, Dunne, Ball, Vassell, Ireland, Hamann (Jihai 84), Gelson, Petrov (Garrido 87), Mwaruwari (Caicedo 75).

Subs Not Used: Isaksson, Geovanni.

Goals: Vassell 25, Mwaruwari 45.

Att: 75,970

Ref: Howard Webb (S Yorkshire).