Match Highlights

Classic highlights: City 3-1 United 2006

To get you in the derby mood, we rewind the clock 17 years to the day to a memorable 3-1 victory over United at the Etihad.

Stuart Pearce’s City put United to the sword with what was a superb all-round display at the Etihad.

Trevor Sinclair put City ahead with a neat turn and shot after Joey Barton's cross was not properly cleared, and a cool Darius Vassell finish made it 2-0.

City's cause was further helped when Cristiano Ronaldo was sent off for a wild lunge at Andy Cole.

Ruud van Nistelrooy pulled a goal back, but Robbie Fowler's clinical late strike wrapped up a superb win for City.

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