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Sunday, December 9, at 8:30 a.m. ET
The Manchester derby headlines the week of Premier League action with the two best teams currently in the league set to square off on Sunday.
City will be at home, a venue where they typically play very well, and Roberto Mancini will be looking to build upon last season's success against Sir Alex Ferguson, against whom he won both league encounters as well as taking the title off the Red Devils.
The second-place Citizens haven't been beaten this year in the Premier League and have conceded the fewest goals in the league—something that could well be tested by the attacking strengths that United possess in Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie.
United's defense remains the main concern here, with the Red Devils continuing to concede early and easy goals against teams they really should be holding out, such as the three they allowed to lowly Reading last week in the Premier League.
The battle of midfield will also be interesting, with Yaya Toure likely to be the man that could have a game-winning impact for Manchester City. Either way, this one is hyped as being a big, big match—and that's because it will be.
|Dan Talintyre ||Draw, 2-2
|Joe Tansey ||Manchester United win 4-2*
|Karl Matchett ||Manchester City win 2-1
|Michael Cummings ||Manchester United win 3-2
|Mohamed Al-Hendy ||Draw, 2-2*
|Sam Tighe ||Draw, 1-1
|Will Tidey ||Manchester United win 2-1
* denotes highest scoring game of the week.