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Who’s in our Manchester derby Combined XI?

Who’s in our Manchester derby Combined XI?


As City and United meet in a huge Premier League title showdown live on Sky Sports, find out which players make our derby dream team

By Virgin TV Edit

Is there any stopping Manchester City? With Pep Guardiola’s side looking relentless in their pursuit of the Premier League crown, it now falls to Manchester United to stop the City steamroller when the teams meet at the Etihad on Sunday 7 March.

For United, the maths is simple. Only a win will do if they are to stand any chance of catching their rivals in the title race. With City in eye-wateringly good form, it’s a tough ask. But not an impossible one, when you consider the Red Devils have won three of their last four matches away to their noisy neighbours in all competitions.


Rodri of Manchester City and Marcus Rashford of Manchester Utd on BT Sport


Should City claim the victory, however, then it could well be curtains for the chasing pack in this year’s tussle for the title. Can United handle the pressure? Or will the Blues brush them aside in one of the biggest games of the season?


Don’t forget you can follow this huge encounter wherever you are on the brilliant Sky Sports app – which is always handy if you lose the battle for the remote.


The Manchester derby on Sky Sports has all the makings of a blockbuster, but before you get stuck in to the action we’ve looked at the recent form of the players from both teams and assembled our very own Combined XI. Take a look below to see who’s made the cut, and click/hover on each player to find out more...



When is the Manchester derby on TV?

Watch Manchester City take on Manchester United from 4pm on Sunday 7 March on Sky Sports Premier League/HD (CH 512/502) and Sky Sports Main Event/HD (CH 511/501).


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