Old Trafford is all set for Manchester derby of 25 March. After last clean sheet against West Ham United at their home, Manchester United will now welcome one of their toughest rivals Man City. This is the second leg premier league game between these 2 teams. Away team have 63 points in league table after playing 28 games whereas top position Chelsea played 31 games whereas, home team is still at seventh position in league standings.
Manchester City Vs Man United Time & Telecast channels
The Manchester derby will start at 1:15 am on 26 March 2014 [Wednesday] according to Indian Standard Time. According to GMT, it will start at 7:45 pm on 25 March 2014 [Tuesday]. TV telecast & broadcast channels of this match are Star Sports 4, Star Sports HD 2 & other are also included. Check the list of telecast channels in other nations below.
UK: Sky Sports 3D, BBC Manchester, Sky Sports 1 / HD, BBC Radio 5 Live
USA: NBCSN, Premier League Extra Time, NBC Sports Live Extra, SiriusXM FC K +1
Canada: TSN, RDS, TSN GO
Spain: Canal+ 1 / HD / 30
Japan: Sky PerfecTV LIVE, J Sports 4
Germany: Sky Sports 1, Sky Sports 1 HD
France: Canal+ Sport
Austria: Sky Sports1 HD, Sky Sports 1
Netherlands: Fox Sports 2
Manchester City vs Man United Preview
Manuel Pellegrini’s squad made a huge last victory against their rivals at Etihad stadium with final score of 4–1. For city, Sergio Aguero scored twice whereas Yaya Toure & Samir Nasri scored one goals each. For red devils, Wayne Rooney scored single goal in 87th minute.
The teams have posted identical records going into the contest having both taken seven points four games. City Manager Pellegrini said “I don’t need to be here to know how big this derby is. Playing against man united at home we must win, it’s more important to win that not to lose.”
The former Everton manager insists he is enjoying life with his new football club again, despite having been strongly linked with a more to Chelsea during the transfer window.
In last 5 head to head games between these 2 teams, the Sky Blues won 3 games whereas their rivals won 2 games. These 2 victories recorded under the charge of Sir Alex Ferguson. Out of last 5 matches played by United, they won 3 games with loss of 2 games & City have same record as that of United in last 5 games.