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The weekend’s Premier League action will finish with the 182nd Manchester derby, with United looking for 76th win in the fixture and City going for their 55th win. 52 of the previous meetings have ended in a draw.
The two have met three times already this season and United hold the upper hand with two wins and one loss. Interestingly, both of the wins came away at the Etihad Stadium, 2-1 in the league and 1-0 in the League Cup semifinal. City won the first leg in the semis 3-1 at Old Trafford. They are one of three visiting sides in all competitions to beat United at their place this season.
City have lost two of their last five away games in the league, but their overall road record for the season stands strong at nine wins, one draw and four losses. United have registered seven wins, five draws and two losses at home, It’s been five years since the Red Devils last got to celebrate a derby win in the league at home
The big matchup has been full of goals in recent years, with both teams scoring in five of the last seven games. There have been only four goalless Manchester derbies in Premier League history.