Reigning champions Manchester City will square off against arch-rivals Manchester United in the Premier League 2022-23 at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday, October 2. The Manchester derby will kick off at 6:30 PM Indian Standard Time (IST).
Under the tutelage of Spanish football manager Pep Guardiola, Manchester City have once again made an impressive start to their Premier League campaign. Having registered five victories and two draws, Manchester City, along with Tottenham Hotspur, are the only two remaining unbeaten sides in the Premier League this season.
With 17 points from seven games, Manchester City are currently placed second in the Premier League 2022-23 standings, one point behind league leaders Arsenal. Manchester City head into the derby having beaten Wolverhampton Wanderers 3-0 in their previous Premier League fixture in September.
Jack Grealish, Erling Haaland and Phil Foden netted one goal each to help the Cityzens continue their unbeaten streak.
On the other hand, Manchester United are currently on a four-match winning run in the Premier League since suffering a 1-2 defeat to Brighton and a 0-4 loss at the hands of Brentford in their opening two fixtures this season.
Led by new manager Erik ten Hag, Manchester United are currently placed fifth in the standings with 12 points from six games.
The Red Devils will come into the derby on the back of a 2-0 win against Sheriff in their Group E fixture in the UEFA Europa League earlier in September.
Manchester City vs Manchester United head-to-head
Manchester United have a superior head-to-head record against Manchester City in the Premier League, winning 24 of the 50 matches that they have played so far. Manchester City have secured 17 victories while nine matches have ended in draws.
In their last five meetings, City and United have won two games apiece while one match ended in a stalemate.
The last time these two sides met at the Etihad, Manchester City secured a 4-1 win over Manchester United in the Premier League earlier in March.
Manchester City vs Manchester United playing XI (probable)
Manchester City playing XI (probable): Ederson; Kyle Walker, Manuel Akanji, Ruben Dias, João Cancelo; Bernardo Silva, Rodri, Kevin De Bruyne; Phil Foden, Erling Haaland, Jack Grealish
Manchester United playing XI (probable): David de Gea; Diogo Dalot, Raphaël Varane, Lisandro Martínez, Tyrell Malacia; Casemiro, Christian Eriksen; Antony, Bruno Fernandes, Jadon Sancho; Marcus Rashford
Where to watch Manchester City vs Manchester United Premier League 2022-23 match live in India?
The Manchester City vs Manchester United match in the Premier League 2022-23 will be telecast live on Star Sports Select 1 and Star Sports Select 1 HD TV channels in India.
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