Match Highlights

Classic highlights: United 1-2 City 2016

On this day in 2016 Pep Guardiola won his first Manchester derby as City beat Manchester United 2-1 at Old Trafford.

Kevin De Bruyne and Kelechi Iheanacho fired the visitors into a two-goal lead before Zlatan Ibrahimovic pulled on back before the break as City claimed a thoroughly deserved victory.


The battle of wits between Guardiola and Jose Mourinho, who were facing off for the first time in the Premier League, dominated the pre-match discussion and the Catalan’s men proved superior for long spells.

De Bruyne raced onto Iheanacho’s flick on to open the scoring with a composed finish and 11 minutes later the Nigerian was in the right place to tap home a rebound after City’s No.17 saw an effort bounce back off the post.

United were handed a lifeline when Ibrahimovic converted a half-volley after Claudio Bravo spilled a free-kick but City held firm to claim all three points.

Watch the best of the action in the video above.

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