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EPL Table And Match Analysis After Man City Beat Man United 2-0 In Today's Match

Manchester United hosted Manchester City in today's Manchester derby. Pep Guardiola side were looking to get back into winning ways after they lost to Crystal Palace in their last match. Ole Gunnar Solskjær side were seeking all three points to get back on track in the race for the Premier League title.

In the end, Manchester City went home with all three points against Manchester United as they leveled on points with Liverpool. Ole Gunnar Solskjær recorded his fourth defeat of the season, they've failed to keep a clean sheet in most of the home games played so far this season.

Match Analysis

Manchester City started brilliantly in the opening minutes of the first half, they held on to the ball and dominated play while Manchester United could only sit back and watch. Manchester City took the lead in the opening minutes of the first half after Eric Bailly scored an own goal in an attempt to keep Joao Cancelo's goal out of the danger area. Manchester United conceded the opening goal in an unfortunate way.

David de gea made some brilliant saves in the first half to deny Manchester City some goal scoring opportunities. Manchester City kept creating more chances of scoring and eventually extended their lead to 2-0. Bernardo Silva extended Manchester City's lead to 2-0 after he scored a brilliant goal from Joao Cancelo's assist.

Manchester City kept pushing for more goals while Manchester United struggled to defend. Ole Gunnar Solskjær side stepped up in the second half of the match as they launched more attacks and got behind Manchester City's defense more often. They couldn't make it past Ederson despite all efforts made in the second half.

Manchester City went above Liverpool to second place after today's win, they are now three points away from top place Chelsea. Manchester United retained their position, though they could drop after all games has been played this week. Here's how the Premier League table looks after Man United lost.

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