Man Utd vs Man City is one of the most famous fixtures in English football – and one of its longest-standing too.
The Manchester derby is a rivalry that dates back nearly 140 years. In recent times, it’s also served up some of the most thrilling matches in living Premier League memory – which means Man Utd vs Man City betting markets always throw up plenty of intrigue.
Man Utd vs Man City History
When was the first ever Manchester derby?
This legendary fixture was first contested all the way back in 1881 – although only diehard fans of both clubs would recognise the team names from the time.
St. Mark’s (West Gorton) – later to become Manchester City – took on Newton Heath LYR – the first incarnation of Man United. Newton Heath took the honours on that occasion with a 3-0 win. The first recognised league meeting between the two teams took place in 1902, finishing in a 1-1 draw.
Who has the most wins in the Manchester derby?
Man Utd boast the most league wins in the Manchester derby, with 76 wins from 182 matches.
Who has scored the most goals in the Manchester derby?
Wayne Rooney is the top goalscorer in the Manchester derby, with 11 goals, although current City striker Sergio Agüero is close to closing on that record, with nine goals in this showpiece feature.
When is the next Manchester derby?
The first Manchester derby of the season in the Premier League will be Man Utd vs Man City at Old Trafford on 12th December, although this could be subject to change once live televised games are confirmed later this year. The reverse fixture is set to be played at the Etihad Stadium on 6th March.
Where can I watch Man Utd vs Man City live on TV?
Live televised details for the next Manchester derby have yet to be confirmed.
Man Utd vs Man City H2H Records – Last Six Meetings
Man Utd 2-0 Man City
Man City 0-1 Man Utd
Man Utd 1-3 Man City
Man City 1-2 Man Utd
Man Utd 0-2 Man City
Man City 3-1 Man Utd