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Manchester City v Manchester United– Stats and Preview 7-3-21

Match: Manchester City v Manchester United

Competition: Premier League

Date: 7/3/21

Kick-off time: 4.30pm

Recent form

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  • Last 5

Head to head record

Last 5 matches – Premier League only

  • 12/12/20 MUFC 0:0 MCFC
  • 08/03/20 MUFC 2:0 MCFC
  • 07/12/19 MCFC 1:2 MUFC
  • 24/04/19 MUFC 0:2 MCFC
  • 11/11/18 MCFC 3:1 MUFC

Goal stats

  • Total match goals
Over 0.5 goals 87%
Over 1.5 goals 68.5%
Over 2.5 goals 50%
Over 3.5 goals 40.5%
BTTS - Yes 46.5%

Manchester City team goals

Over 0.5 goals 93%
Over 1.5 goals 56%
Over 2.5 goals 33%

Manchester United team goals

Over 0.5 goals 74%
Over 1.5 goals 48%
Over 2.5 goals 37%

Corner betting stats

Manchester City corner stats

Average corners for: 7.05

Average corners against: 3.23

Over/ under corner % charts

Over 9.5 corners 63%
Over 10.5 corners 41%
Over 11.5 corners 37%

Manchester United corner stats

Average corners for: 5.26

Average corners against: 4.39

Over/ under corner % charts

Over 9.5 corners 41%
Over 10.5 corners 22%
Over 11.5 corners 19%

Card betting stats

Manchester City Card stats

Averages

Yellow for: 1.07

Yellows against: 1.63

Top cards:

J Cancelo – 4

N Ake – 3

R Dias – 3

Rodrigo – 3

Manchester United Card stats

Averages

Yellow for: 1.81

Yellows against: 1.59

Top cards:

H Maguire – 7

B Fernandez – 5

L Shaw – 5

Fred – 4

Injuries

Manchester City injuries & suspensions

Out: None

Doubtful: N Ake

Suspended: None

Manchester United injuries & suspensions

Out: P Jones, D De Gea, J Mata and P Pogba

Doubtful: D Van De Beek, A Martial and V Lindelof

Suspended: None

Manchester City v Manchester United Match Preview & Trends

Will Manchester be blue or red on Sunday evening? It is certainly a shade of blue at present with City at their imperious best and undefeated in 19 matches. United’s recent slump is no doubt a concern for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as we approach the business end of the season. Manchester City are 14 points clear of Manchester United at the top of the table. The Cityzens won their last Premier League match 4-1 at home against Wolves whilst United drew 0-0 for the 3rd straight match when they travelled to Selhurst Park to face Crystal Palace. The Red Devils have done well in recent matches against their neighbours but will be worried about what awaits them at the Etihad on this occasion. City are the leagues top scorers and have the meanest defence too but United have not lost away from in the Premiership for over a year. Something has to give! Pep Gurdiola’s side have an impressive home record having scored in 100% of their home matches and netted the opening goal in 85% of their matches. The champions-elect have led at halftime in 63% of their matches but United have scored in 71% of their away matches so will be confident of equalising should they fall behind

Key trends

So far this season in Premier League, Manchester City have picked up an average of 2.5 Points Per Game in their 14 matches played at home

Manchester United’s average Points Per Game in their 14 away games is 2.14.

Manchester City are unbeaten in 19 straight league matches this season. Manchester United, meanwhile, have won two and drawn four in their last six

Referee data

Ref: A Taylor 

Average yellow cards: 2.67

Average red cards: 0.17

Average booking points: 30.83

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