Sunday, 7 August 2011

0 Pre-Premier league: Manchester United overcome Manchester City in Community Shield in derby

Manchester United beat Manchester City 3-2 in community shield

Manchester United came from 2 goals down to win 3-2 at Wembley Stadium in thriller come back which showed the winning mentality of the Premier league champions. Earlier big spending Manchester City went ahead thank to goals from Joleon Lescott and Edin Dzeko. Chris Smalling pulled one back on 52 minute before Nani superb performance gave Manchester United an equalizer on 58 minute. It was Nani again who earn the Community Shield for Man Utd with his second goal of the game third for United.

David De Gea on Edwin van der Sar shoes

The Spanish under 21 goalkeeper ability to replace Edwin van der Sar was put to question as the two Manchester City are partily his fault. Many football fans seemed to confident that Edwin van der Sar would have served those balls. De Gea has to learn and caught up quickly if he has to match Edwin van der Sar’s record. De Gea made summer transfer move to Manchester United as a replacement for Edwin van der Sar.

Manchester derby (Manchester United vs Manchester City) records

This was a third derby win out of three for Manchester united in community shield competition. Man utd also hold an upper hand in league derbies, they have won 58 and Manchester City has won 37 and drew 49 in league matches. 6 league cup Manchester derbies has been played so far, Manchester city won 3, Manchester United 2 and they drew one. FA Cup Manchester United have won 5 and Man city. Recently Manchester united record has been improving and in 2011-2012 the Reds will be chasing their 20th league title.
Video highlights of all goals

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