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Manchester United 0-3 Manchester City: Local rivals school the Red Devils at Old Trafford

Manchester City crushed Manchester United 3-0 at Old Trafford on Sunday.

Erling Braut Haaland broke the deadlock courtesy of a penalty awarded after a controversial VAR decision.

Haaland doubled City’s lead right after the break with the aid of a smart assist from Bernardo Silva.

Andre Onana kept Man United in the game by making several good saves.

Phil Foden made sure that there was no late comeback from the Red Devils by scoring in the 80th minute.

Let’s get into some player ratings.

Player Ratings:

Andre Onana – 8/10

For the first time in his short United career, Onana looked like a player with confidence. He made a remarkable save at the brink of half-time to deny Haaland. 

He is the only one who can hold his head high after tonight’s horror result.

Diogo Dalot – 3/10

A poor defensive performance against Jack Grealish, who enjoyed a lot of room provided by the Portugal international.

Dalot was found out of his position when Bernardo Silva danced through the right flank to assist Haaland.

Harry Maguire – 6/10

The England international won 100% of his duels (both aerial and ground).

However, he failed to turn the tide for his side tonight.

Jonny Evans – 2/10

Ten Hag decided to start Evans ahead of Raphael Varane due to ‘tactical reasons’. This was one of the many poor calls made by the Dutchman tonight.

The 35-year-old left Haaland in acres of space for the second goal. He was caught sleeping again when City’s striker put the ball on the plate for Foden to score. 

Victor Lindelof – 4/10

The experiment to start him on the left-back spot must end now.

Sofyan Amrabat – 4/10

For the second game in a row, Amrabat was taken off at half-time. He needlessly got into a brawl with Foden and got a booking.

Christian Eriksen -5/10

The Denmark international created a great opportunity for Marcus Rashford to score when Man United were 2-0 down.

Starting him against a dynamic side like Man City was probably not the right idea in hindsight.

Scott McTominay – 5/10

The Red Devils had only two shots on target in the first half – both from McTominay. He operated as a number six after the break but failed to provide any control.

Bruno Fernandes – 3/10

The United skipper focussed more on the officials rather than the opponents. Ten Hag must understand that he is not a right-winger. Shifting him onto the right flank kills United’s creativity.

Marcus Rashford – 3/10

Rashford could have sparked a comeback if he had kept his shot on target after Christian Eriksen brilliantly found him.

Another night to forget for United’s talisman from last season.

Rasmus Hojlund – 4/10

The centre-forward was found guilty of a silly pull on Rodri inside the box. 

He got an opportunity to cover for his mistake, but his poor touch forced him wide before he could have taken a shot.


Mason Mount – 4/10

Mount was brought on to provide energy at the centre of the park but added little quality to the ball.

Alejandro Garnacho – 4/10

Garnacho struggled to take on Kyle Walker on the left flank, an outcome that was expected.

Sergio Reguilon – 5/10

Another player who failed to make any impact on the pitch.

Anthony Martial – N/A

Too late to rate.

Antony – N/A

Too late to rate.