In pictures: Classic Manchester derbies

Classic contests between Man City & Man Utd

  • Man City host Man Utd at the Etihad Stadium on Monday, a match described by United boss Sir Alex Ferguson as "the derby game of all derby games".
  • Man City 2-3 Man Utd, Nov 1993: United claim a famous come-from-behind victory thanks to two goals from Eric Cantona and a winner from Roy Keane.
  • Man Utd 5-0 Man City, Nov 1994: Andrei Kanchelskis scores a hat-trick to help United claim their biggest-ever win in the Manchester derby.
  • Man City 2-3 Man Utd, Apr 1996: Another five-goal thriller with United claiming the three points when Ryan Giggs scores on 77 minutes.
  • Man City 3-1 Man Utd, Nov 2002: City mark the last Manchester derby at Maine Road in style with a fine win, striker Shaun Goater scoring twice.
  • Man City 4-1 Man Utd, Mar 2004: Robbie Fowler opens the scoring as City record only their third derby victory against United boss Sir Alex Ferguson.
  • Man City 3-1 Man Utd, Jan 2006: City continue their decent home run against United, Robbie Fowler's late strike sealing victory.
  • Man City 1-0 Man Utd, Aug 2007: City start well under Sven-Goran Eriksson and this win, thanks to Geovanni's deflected goal, puts them top of the League.
  • Man Utd 4-3 Man City, Sep 2009: An absolute classic. City think they have earned a draw but Michael Owen dramatically scores deep into injury time.
  • Man Utd 2-1 Man City, Feb 2011: Wayne Rooney scores with a spectacular overhead kick, one of the best strikes in Premier League history, to seal victory.
  • Man Utd 1-6 Man City, Oct 2011: United suffer their worst home defeat since 1955 as City run riot at Old Trafford, forward Mario Balotelli scoring twice.

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