KEVIN DE BRUYNE has scored twice for Manchester City in an electric opening half hour at the Etihad.
Jadon Sancho had equalised for Manchester United at the home of fierce rivals City, who the winger used to play for.
But City have looked the bigger threat, with wave after wave of attacks laying siege to David De Gea’s goal.
United are WITHOUT Cristiano Ronaldo as they look to grab a crucial three points at the home of Premier League leaders Manchester City.
City are just three points clear of Liverpool at the top of the league and need a big win against their enemies this afternoon.
SunSport revealed that CR7 failed to show up at the Lowry Hotel for team prep on Saturday and his absence has left United’s senior players stunned.
- Start time: 4.30pm GMT
- TV channel: Sky Sports Main Event and Premier League
- Live stream: Now TV
- Man City team: 31. Ederson, 2. Walker, 5. Stones, 14. Laporte, 27. Cancelo, 16. Rodrigo, 17. De Bruyne, 20. Bernardo, 26. Mahrez, 10. Grealish, 47. Foden.
- Man Utd team: 1. De Gea, 2. Lindelof, 5. Maguire, 6. Pogba, 17. Fred, 18. B Fernandes, 25. Sancho, 27. Alex Telles, 29. Wan-Bissaka, 36. Elanga, 39. McTominay.
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