So, for all of Manchester City’s efforts to come back from two goals down, their proud unbeaten record at the Etihad Stadium was brought to an end in the most dramatic fashion by their cross-town title rivals.
With two goals and an outstanding overall display, Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney will go down as Man of the Match in Sunday’s Manchester derby.
Yet he has become the supporting cast to Robin van Persie’s all-star performance this season, proven once again as United’s No. 20 stole the show with a last-gasp free-kick winner.
What can we make of the noisy neighbors in a feisty game?
Here are seven things we learned from City’s dramatic 2-3 loss to United—and, as usual, feel free to have your say in the comments below.