Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has hit out at fans at the Etihad Stadium after an object struck Rio Ferdinand in the face.The defender appeared to be hit by a coin after celebrating United's third goal in their dramatic 3-2 derby win over Manchester City on Sunday.
Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini said his side did not deserve to lose 3-2 to Manchester United after Robin van Persie's late winner.Although City started brightly at the Etihad Stadium, Wayne Rooney netted twice in the first half to give the visitors a two-goal advantage, before strikes from Yaya Toure and Pablo Zabaleta set up a grandstand finale between the rivals.
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney was over the moon after helping his side claim a dramatic 3-2 win over Manchester City on Sunday.Having lost at home and away in the Premier League to their rivals last season, the England international's two goals put the Red Devils in front before Robin van Persie put down a City comeback with his stoppage-time free kick.
Robin van Persie's injury-time free-kick inspired Manchester United to a 3-2 win over Manchester City in a barnstorming derby.Wayne Rooney had put United two goals up after 28 minutes as the visitors counter-attacked in clinical fashion.
Gary Neville believes the Premier League title will go to either Manchester United or Manchester City.Roberto Mancini's side beat Sir Alex Ferguson's men twice last season and won the title on goal difference - a factor the Old Trafford boss attributed in part to being beaten by City 6-1 at home, meaning a 10-goal swing.
Wayne Rooney believes Manchester United can heap further misery on arch-rivals City with a derby victory on Sunday.Roberto Mancini's side were dumped out of Europe after a 1-0 defeat to Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday, while speculation has grown over the Italian's future at the Etihad Stadium.
Sir Alex Ferguson says he is not worried by Manchester United's injury problems ahead of their clash with champions Manchester City.Captain Nemanja Vidic and off-season signing Shinji Kagawa remain sidelined while Nani, Anderson and Antonio Valencia are all expected to miss the game on Sunday.
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has hit out at his strikers, claiming they must be more efficient in front of goal.The English champions possess a vast array of attacking riches in Sergio Aguero, Carlos Tevez, Mario Balotelli and Edin Dzeko but the expensively assembled quartet have scored only 19 goals between them so far.
Robin van Persie believes he made the right move in choosing Manchester United over Manchester City last summer.The 29-year-old has found the back of the net 13 times since his switch from Arsenal and says he has no regrets after turning down an approach from Manchester City.
Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has called on his side to keep their unbeaten run at the Etihad alive on Sunday.Current Premier League leaders Manchester United travel to last season's champions, looking for revenge following that dramatic season finale in May.
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany is looking forward to going head-to-head with Manchester United striker Robin van Persie on Sunday.The Dutchman has been in prolific form since leaving Arsenal for Old Trafford, scoring 13 goals in 19 matches, and has promised there is more to come from him ahead of the Manchester derby.
Manchester United and Manchester City will both enter their highly anticipated derby on Sunday on the back of underwhelming results.United fell to a 1-0 home loss to Romanian outfit CFR Cluj in mid-week, while City finished bottom of their group in Europe courtesy of a 1-0 reverse away to Borussia Dortmund.
Manchester United stalwart Ryan Giggs says he is hungrier than ever to win back the English Premier League title from Manchester City.Giggs, the only man to have played in every Premier League season, said losing the crown to City on the final day of last season was 'one of the worst feelings I've ever felt'.
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson believes Manchester City have replaced Liverpool as the club's biggest rivals.United and Liverpool are the two most successful teams in England with 119 honours between them.
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini says his side's Champions League exit could help in the defence of their Premier League title.City, who were bundled out of the Champions League on the bottom of Group D, are looking to bounce back from a run of just one win in five games in all competitions.
Manchester United defender Rafael da Silva has warned they must improve defensively for their clash with rivals Manchester City.Sir Alex Ferguson's side have fallen behind in 15 of their 23 games this season and shipped three against strugglers Reading last time out in the Premier League.
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson believes a victory over Manchester City on Sunday would go down as one of his best-ever results.United go into the game at Etihad Stadium with a three-point lead over their local rivals, and could move six points clear with a win.
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini is not being distracted by Sunday's derby against rivals United.City play their must-win Champions League clash with Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday but Mancini is not looking any further than the European tie.
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|08-12||Ferguson downplays injury concerns|
|08-12||Mancini hits out at misfiring strikers|
|08-12||Van Persie has no regrets over choosing United|
|08-12||Toure happy to be in the derby spotlight|
|08-12||Kompany eyes off van Persie battle|
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|07-12||Giggs determined to regain title|
|07-12||Ferguson highlights City threat|
|07-12||Mancini takes positives from Euro exit|
|07-12||Rafael: Defence key for Manchester derby|
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|03-12||Mancini concentrates on Dortmund|