Local pride is on the line tonight when Manchester United battles Manchester City at Old Trafford.
In the last league match between the two sides, Manchester United beat Manchester City 3-2 at the Etihad Stadium with a stoppage-time goal from Robin van Persie. While that one victory did a lot to unsettle City’s confidence, Manchester City supporters will be hoping for revenge tonight by being able to beat their cross-town rivals on the hallowed turf at Old Trafford.
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Manchester United starting XI: De Gea, Rafael, Jones, Ferdinand, Evra, Welbeck, Giggs, Rooney, Carrick, Young, Van Persie.
Manchester City starting XI: Hart, Zabaleta, Kompany, Nastasic, Clichy, Y Toure, Barry, Tevez, Silva, Nasri, Milner.
Dzeko starts on the bench. Aguero is not 100% fit to start says Roberto Mancini.
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