Man United vs Man City history: head to head record In Manchester Derby

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The Manchester derby took on a new dimension in the last two decades as Manchester City challenged Manchester United’s dominance in the Premier League era.

Their meeting in the FA Cup Final on 3 June was a landmark event, their first meeting in such a fixture, and ended in a 2-1 win for Pep Guardiola’s City en route to a treble that matched the 1998/1998/. 99 exploits.

As United collected a brilliant 13 Premier League titles between 1992 and 2013, City yoyoed between divisions before finally coming out on top.

The Abu Dhabi-backed buyout of City in 2008 transformed the club, both in its Mancunian rivalry and in its status as a European superpower, with a squad full of world-class players.

The complexion of the Manchester derby has completely changed since 2008, with the blue half of the city enjoying an incredible period of sustained success. We take a look at their match history below.

History of Man United vs Man City

The Manchester derby is one of English football’s longest-running battles, with their first meeting dating back to 1881, three years after United’s founding and just over 12 months after City’s.

Despite their often contrasting fortunes, the rivalry continued to heat up on both sides of the City, with City unlikely to reach a level of total wins for at least another decade.

In all competitions, the two teams have met a total of 190 times since 1881, with 78 wins for United, 60 for City and 53 draws.

Competition Matches Man United wins Man City wins Draws Man United Goals Scored Man City Goals Scored
League 169 66 51 52 238 237
FA Cup 10 6 4 0 19 14
League Cup 10 4 5 1 11 16
Community Shield 2 2 0 0 4 2
Total 191 78 60 53 272 269

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