Manchester United humiliated neighbours Manchester City 3-0 at Etihad Stadium after Bruno Fernandes first half penalty & Luke Shaw second half ferrocious strikes sealed all the 3 points for United. The red devils were denied a penalty in the reverse fixture at Old Trafford to register a goalless stalemate hence were optimistic to clinch a victory at Etihad Stadium. Anthony Martial was tripped inside Manchester City box in the 1st minute to force a penalty which was converted by Bruno Fernandes to force a 1-0 lead at the break. Manchester United came into the second half more motivated for more goals & vital 3 points in the title race.
Luke Shaw 50th minute strike gifted Manchester United a 2 goals cushion after Marcus Rashford creative through pass. Manchester United suffered 2 injury blows as Rashford was forced off to be substituted by Greenwood while Matic came in for Martial. Harry Maguire, Luke Shaw & Dean Henderson received yellow cards for unsportsmanlike conduct but Manchester United rallied on to seal an emphatic 2-0 clean sheet victory to climb up to position 2 with 54 points. Following the 2-0 victory Manchester United displaced Leceister City in position 2 with 54 points after 28 games while Manchester City remained at the top of the Premier League Table with 65 points.