Manchester City vs Manchester United could be the Final of the EFL Cup, but at Etihad Stadium we will see the second leg of Semi-final. Manchester Derby is always very interesting to watch. At Old Trafford Citizens humiliated the Red Devils and won the game with 3:1 result. It is always very unpleasant to lose at home ground against principal rivals. Read our thoughts about this interesting EFL Cup Manchester City vs Manchester United confrontation and get best betting advice here below.
Manchester City vs Manchester United
This year Citizens are unbeated and play the most dominating football during this season. They played only one draw in Premier League so far against Crystal Palace after Fernandinio own goal at 9oth minute of the game. While other clubs which also wants to be on top, the Sky Blue continues their fight almost without any mistakes. It would be hard to catch Liverpool, but the second place should be also very great reward. Very likely, they will concentrate on UEFA Champions League this year, but of course, firstly, they need to qualify to the EFL Cup Final and knock out the Reds.
MCFC will play without Leroy Sane, Mendy and Stones due to injuries. At home, with almost all most important players Citizens should take the game under their control.
During the last 8 games, Reds lost 4 and won 3 meetings. In FA Cup they totally destroyed League One participant Tranmere with 6:0 result. Unfortunately, they surprisingly lost to Burnley at Old Trafford and 2:0 against Liverpool at Anfield. The leaders of the Premier League also can concede, but Reds failed to use created chances. Liverpool proved they should take the 1st place in PL, as they learned from their mistakes last season. The Red Devils fully controlled the match ad created many dangerous moments. However, tactically strong and typical British football gave Burnley several chances to score. Burnley used to moments, scored 2 goals and snatched very important victory in one of the toughest stadiums. So once again, in 8th game this season, Manchester lost 3 points and kept standing at 5th place of PL.
Unfortunately, several main squad players are still injured. Paul Pogba, Marcus Rasgford and Rojo will miss next game. So we hope o see other staking the Manchester game under their control, as someone needs to take the lead.
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