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Premier League
Premier League
Sunday 8 March 2020
Kickoff at 16:30 GMT
Old Trafford,Sir Matt Busby Way, Stretford, Manchester M16 0RA
UK - Sky Sports
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Everything you need to know ahead of our Premier League trip to Old Trafford on Sunday, March 8th.


The game kicks off at 4.30pm (UK) on Sunday 8 March at Old Trafford.

In the UK, the game will be broadcast live on Sky Sports and you can also keep up to date with all the action on's Matchday Centre or via our official Twitter platform: @ManCity.

Fans living outside of the UK should check out our global TV listings to find out how they can tune in wherever they are in the world.


Manchester City

In his pre-match press conference, Pep Guardiola said Kevin De Bruyne is 'getting better' ahead of Sunday's derby, but is still unsure whether he'll feature.

The game will also come too soon for Leroy Sane, who is still a few weeks away from a return to action.

Manchester United

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says captain Harry Maguire is 'touch and go' after missing the Reds' FA Cup win over Derby with an ankle injury.

Fellow defender Aaron Wan Bissaka and winger Daniel James remain doubts.

Marcus Rashford and Paul Pogba are still sidelined through injury.


City secured a battling 1-0 FA Cup fifth round win away to Sheffield Wednesday on Wednesday evening.

Sergio Aguero scored the only goal of the game to secure City a sixth round trip to fellow Premier League side Newcastle United.


"I've always believed Manchester United are a strong team. Always, I have a big respect and a good opinion on Manchester United.

"Right now, they are in their best moment of the season.

"Every game is a chance to improve. That’s nice. To do it against United, a big team in a derby, is the best way to improve."


Referee: Mike Dean (pictured)
Assistants: Darren Cann, Dan Robathan
Fourth official: Anthony Taylor
VAR: Andre Marriner
Assistant VAR: Stephen Child.


City last met United in the Carabao Cup semi-final second leg last month.

Though United won the game 1-0 City went through to the final with a 3-2 win on aggregate.

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